Category Archives: Strategic Planning
Last week, I provided a list of things that a person should be doing in order to truly L.E.A.D. Here is Part 2 using the same acronym (L.E.A.D.) Continue reading
Service is one of the cornerstones of an organization’s success. If your service levels stink, you’re not going to grow. Here are 3 ways to improve your company’s service levels. Continue reading
Organizations need 3 things to survive: new business, repeat business, and referral business. In today’s post, we’re going to discuss repeat business. How do you get consumers to come back to you after that first purchase? The secret lies in what is necessary to build relationships with people. Continue reading
Organizations should always expect turnover – that’s business. The problem is that some organizations do some things so badly that the turnover involves their best and brightest employees. Here are 5 reasons why the best employees leave organizations. Continue reading
An organization’s culture is an extension of its Value Proposition. If the Value Proposition is the answer to the question, “why should anyone do business with you, ever?” then culture is the methodology that is used to come up with that answer. Continue reading
Let’s talk about innovation. We hear a lot about it. You may be innovators yourselves. Or you may work for an innovative organization. There is one irrefutable law of innovation that if enacted, will take you and your organizations to the very heights of innovation. It sounds simple enough but in reality, it takes a lot of hard work and dedication.
Here we go…. Continue reading
The most effective leaders aren’t afraid to make decisions. They don’t keep people in the dark regarding their decision-making process. They are transparent and forthright. Most of all, they don’t ignore the people who are expecting them to make decisions. Continue reading
Everyone starts out each New Year by proclaiming that it will be their “best year ever.” Low and behold, when December rolls around, many people look back and wonder why it didn’t turn out that way. More often than not, it’s not because of anything we do. Rather, it’s because of the things we don’t do. Here are 3 reasons why 2016 probably will fall short of your expectations. Continue reading
You’re probably sick of hearing about how to do this properly. I don’t blame you. I’m tired of it too. So for this post, we’re going to talk about how to SUCK at setting goals. Continue reading
We’ve arrived at YFP’s MOST-READ blog post of 2015!!
It’s fitting since it provides suggestions on how to motivate, energize, and inspire employees! Continue reading