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The 5 R’s to Proactively Manage Customer Profitability and Get Rapid Results

The 5 R’s to Proactively Manage Customer Profitability and Get Rapid Results

In another post, you learned the P in the P.R.O.F.I+T Roadmap: 3 Powerful Insights that can forever change the way you see your business. If you missed the post, read it here. Let’s tackle the R, which stands for Realize Rapid Revenue Results with the 5 Rs that deliver take-it-to-the-bank results. Have you ever had ...

3 Powerful Insights to Transform Your Business

3 Powerful Insights to Transform Your Business

As we approach the final weeks of the year, I want to help you see how to get outside your comfort zone and achieve more in the coming year. We’ll use the easy-to-remember acronym P.R.O.F.I+T for this 6-part Roadmap. Conventional thinking suggests that the P in the P.R.O.F.I+T Roadmap should stand for P&L.  But it ...

3 Innovation Myths That Do More Harm Than Good

3 Innovation Myths That Do More Harm Than Good

This month I’ve planted some seeds about innovation that I hope will inspire you to create “the next big thing” in your industry before your competitors do.  I hear a lot of outdated beliefs at speaking events about what innovation is really all about; so, to finish up the month, let’s tackle 3 myths about ...

3 Facts About Types of Innovation That Could Help You Avoid Massive and Costly Mistakes

3 Facts About Types of Innovation That Could Help You Avoid Massive and Costly Mistakes

Continuing our focus on innovative thinking this month, I want you to start looking for types of innovation in different areas then you may have tried in the past.  In my book Profit in Plain Sight: The Proven Leadership Path to Unlock Profit, Passion, and Growth, I share two models and 21 paths to innovation.  ...

2 Reasons Promoting From Within Actually Does More Harm Than Good… And How To Prevent Those Catastrophes

2 Reasons Promoting From Within Actually Does More Harm Than Good… And How To Prevent Those Catastrophes

It’s always important to develop internal staff for promotions, new opportunities, and succession planning vs. filling positions from outside the firm. But, what if you start promoting from within and still end up with a mismatch? I’ve had that happen and I’m sure you have too. What went wrong? We’re all familiar with the Peter ...

3 Keys to Jumpstart Speed, Agility, and Flexibility: Part 1 of 3 – Strategic Thinking

3 Keys to Jumpstart Speed, Agility, and Flexibility: Part 1 of 3 – Strategic Thinking

The new buzzword in business is “pivot” – a key talent for future success, requiring an organization to not only be market-aware, customer-focused, and employee-driven but to deliberately develop the speed, agility, and flexibility to thrive despite the increasing rate of change. This is one article in a 3-part series that will help you jumpstart ...

5 Business Lessons You Can Learn from This Ingenious Little Invention

5 Business Lessons You Can Learn from This Ingenious Little Invention

I love to cook, and if you do too, you know that having fresh herbs makes all the difference. But I don’t have a sunny window in my kitchen, and I’ve tried and failed many times to keep herbs growing. Enter the Aerogarden – an ingenious little invention about the size of a toaster that ...

New Release:  The Ultimate Guide to Profit in Plain Sight… Beyond the Shop Floor

New Release:  The Ultimate Guide to Profit in Plain Sight… Beyond the Shop Floor

Just in time to give you a boost before year end or to help you plan for next year, this Guide includes 52 weeks of profit tips and much more.  Download it here today.  #1 Bestselling Author, International Speaker, and Accelerator Anne C. Graham is on a mission to help business leaders and their teams double their ...

5 New Ways to Improve Quality, Even If You’ve Already Invested In LEAN

5 New Ways to Improve Quality, Even If You’ve Already Invested In LEAN

If you’ve already invested in quality using LEAN or other approaches yet your customer service team is STILL busy solving problems all day long, these actionable ideas and complementary resources will put more time back in your day and more profit on your bottom line. This month, take action to create more value for your ...

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