Succession Planning

Successful Succession

When I start thinking about succession planning and the future leaders of the business world, a familiar Shakespearean quote comes to mind: “Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness and others have greatness thrust upon them.” Wouldn’t the easiest way to help our future leaders “be not afraid of greatness”, be […]

Annual Reviews

Never Fear, Annual Performance Reviews are Here!

Most managers dread holding annual reviews with their employees. It’s a stressful time for both parties. But it doesn’t have to be. If, for instance, you had been holding monthly one-on-one meetings with your direct reports (which you should be), the annual review becomes much easier. With 11 months of recorded data on their performance, strengths, […]

GROW Model

Innovative Problem Solving with the GROW Model

As a leader it is extremely important not only for you to be able to quickly and efficiently move past major obstacles, but to help others move past them as well. The GROW Model, as developed by Alan Fine, provides a simple framework for doing both. Here we’ll look at how to use it in a coaching situation. […]

Entrepreneur Skills

You Are Not Alone: The Skills Most Entrepreneurs Lack

In a study completed by Target Training International, a supplier to Eure Consulting, Bill J. Bonnstetter, President and CEO, has found that while serial entrepreneurs have a specific set of skills that are more developed than in non-entrepreneurs, they also lack a specific set of skills that are more developed in the average working adult. […]

How the Bowl was Won

Super Bowl XLVIII was a blowout. There are no two ways about it. Seattle dominated Denver. Hundreds of sports casters were baffled by Seattle’s incredible performance, they are still shaking their heads trying to figure out how they managed to win so handily, especially against the NFL’s number one offense. The answer is simple, and […]