This visual shows why companies get stuck on the growth curve

I'll save you the wait. The reason companies get stuck on the growth curve is straightforward; it's communication and trust. In the early start-up stages, communication is exceedingly simple and

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The Obstacle in Your Way

Those familiar with author Ryan Holiday are likely familiar with his book title and concept of “The Obstacle is the Way.” In short, it’s derived from the Stoic traditions that

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The Stop #TooBusy Challenge

"Too busy." How many times do I hear that each day? I'm guilty of uttering those words more regularly than I'd like to admit.  It's a catchphrase that

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How are you finding your blindspots?

Throughout my life I've been a "seeker" of sorts. As a child I would disassemble toys to find what made them tick. Science was always my favorite subject

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Quarterly Job Scorecard

The best performing teams take the necessary time each quarter to review all team members. These reviews are based on performance, they are not the annual salary reviews,

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Wizard of Cultural Creation

"The default job titles don't define us, we want to have fun with our titles," said my client Gina Calley, Herder of Cats and Wizard of Curation at

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BHAG: $4 Billion in Carbon Offsets by 2027

First off, what's a BHAG?It refers to Jim Collin's book, Built to Last. Jim makes reference to companies having a BHAG, which is short for Big Hairy Audacious

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One-Page Personal Plan: There is more to life than work.

The One-Page Personal Plan is a simple tool for structuring aspirations, activities and actions for your successful future. I prefer to use this tool to start of a

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Who’s Responsible for What? The FACe Tool.

The Function Accountability Chart (FACe) is a tool that helps to outline the key roles within a company. The chart breaks down each role and their corresponding responsibilities,

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Running the 10 Minute Scaling Up Daily Huddle

Scaling Up's Daily Huddles are just like any other daily stand-up or daily scrum from the Agile coding world. It's a great opportunity for the team to align

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