Entries by jmca2019

Quarterly Review of Your Strategic Plan

Quarterly reviews are an essential element in the strategic plan for your business. Not only are they helpful for performance evaluation, but they also provide your company with the opportunity to adapt to business conditions, and ultimately grow. Generally, your strategic plan is a cultivated vision of distinctive business goals and the strides you take […]

The Impact of Giving Back

Each and every company, no matter the size, is part of a larger community. It is our responsibility as business owners, managers, executives, and members of that community to give back to it. You can make an invaluable difference by contributing to the community that supports and inspires your business. The unofficial tagline of Jeff […]

Leadership: Using Assessments as a Discovery Tool

“In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” Max De Pree, American businessman and writer. Being a dynamic and successful leader relies deeply on discovering and understanding your full potential, along with continuous growth. Knowing who you are and understanding who […]

Promoting from Within: Don’t Just Trust Your Gut

When it comes to employee-related issues, there’s one element you may think about, but rarely talk about: promoting or not promoting your employees from within. With many factors impacting both the company and employee outcomes, the decision to promote from within or not often feels complex. Yet, when deciding on these moves, many companies just […]

Life’s Journey – The Business Case for Balance

There was a great article in Sunday’s New York Times Business Section about Aetna’s CEO, Mark Bertolini. The link is below. Often, a jarring or near-death life experience can change the way you live your life – your whole life. And, considering how work and play are enmeshed today, it’s almost impossible not to have […]

7 Ways To Be Involved in Your Community – Because it’s Bigger Than Just Business

We’re are all working longer and harder than ever have before. Small and medium-sized business owners and employees put in a full day’s work at the office (or home office) along with attending morning, afternoon and evening events, staying involved with social media, belonging to special groups (including networking groups), serving on boards, participating in […]

The Cost of Making the Wrong Hire

As your company grows, the imperative to build your team with new and productive members becomes a top priority. Hiring the right person is a process that takes a plan, a system, and The Profile XT® tool that you can use in the interview process. The cost of making the wrong hire can only be […]