Ground Truth

Getting the Ground Truth

In the military when they want to get the full, real-time picture of what’s happening in a war zone, they call it getting the ground truth. It’s one thing to draw up a brilliant battle plan back on home soil, but if you’re not aware of the tactical realities on the battlefield, your plan won’t […]

Communication Leadership

Mind The Gap

Leaders in a company slowly start to move farther and farther away from front line employees as a company grows. This can create a gap in the communication between the two groups. What once was easy, because you interacted with every employee every day, now has to become an intentional exercise. Without addressing this breakdown […]

Staff Buy In Employee Engagement

Engaging and Energizing Your Staff

As a company grows, staff buy in weakens. Employees that have been with the company from the beginning start to feel stifled by newly created rules and regulations and they have less access to the CEO/owner. Newly hired employees have a hard time connecting with the original passion of the company. You, the CEO, have […]

Profit Business

Digging Deeper Into Profit

Most people understand that in order to stay in business, a company needs to make more money than it spends. A simple concept. But what actually goes into making a profit is not as easily understood. Having a clear understanding of your company’s profit design takes knowing more than just how much money is coming […]