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Change your Conversations, Change your Results

Change your Conversations, Change your Results

  #1 Bestselling Author, International Speaker, and Accelerator Anne C. Graham is on a mission to help business leaders and their teams double their profit per employee – or more – in less than one year, in less time per week than they’re spending on email per day. Her #1 Best Selling book Profit in ...

Case Study: Trigger Higher Profits Quickly and Safely, Even in Uncertain Times

Case Study: Trigger Higher Profits Quickly and Safely, Even in Uncertain Times

Uncertainty in politics, economics, exchange rates, and financial markets means it could be another challenging year for business leaders. Maybe you’ve set goals to achieve higher sales, increase profitability, and finally land that big new account.  New product launches and updated marketing strategies are on the drawing board.  You’ve got initiatives to increase productivity, increase ...

5 Easy Ways to Obliterate Operational Sludge

5 Easy Ways to Obliterate Operational Sludge

So far we’ve looked at Powerful Insights and Realizing Rapid Results with the 5 R’s – the ‘P’ and the ‘R’ in the P.R.O.F.I+T Roadmap. Along the way, I’ve provided access to some complimentary resources that will help you take action and see results. Let’s turn our attention to the ‘O’ in the Roadmap: Obliterating ...

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 ...

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