Category: Organizational Strategies
How do you keep your operation from becoming complacent when things are going well? John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to how one company had to fight complacency in his organization as the business prospered.
Use customer expectations to drive your innovation strategy. Lisa Bodell joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how customers can become part of your innovation team as you plan for the future.
How much of your business' policies and practices are holding you back? Lisa Bodell joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why you may need to 'kill" your current policies and practices in order to accomplish the innovation needed to grow.
What does it take to create a successful strategic alliance? Pam Harper joins Jim Blasingame with research that identifies three key factors that contribute to executing a successful strategic alliance.
Why aren't more strategic alliances successful? Pam Harper joins Jim Blasingame to report her research showing that while there is more interest in strategic alliances, there is less confidence in their success, and why this is happening.
What's your exit strategy? John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to explain that every business owner, from new owner to seasoned veteran, needs a business exit strategy in place, plus how your exit strategy can impact your business's legal structure, hiring, and the business organization.
What is a sales engine? Darren Pleasance joins Jim Blasingame to explain explain that a sales engine is the collection of resources it takes to have a high performing sales model, plus finding growth before your competitors.
You've got the information, now what do you do with it? Rick Maurer joins Jim Blasingame to discuss what to do with the information you gain from The List, including training to ensure people are up to speed on the changes in your business, plus implementing small, positive changes to gain your employees' trust.
What makes you glad, what makes you glad, what would you add? Rick Maurer joins Jim Blasingame to explain how to get employees to tell you their thoughts on change within your business, including management by walking around to find if your employees get it, if they like it, and if they trust you.
What is The List? Rick Maurer joins Jim Blasingame to explain The Magic List, which is the reactions of employees to changes in your business that they're not telling you, plus why people may be resistant to change.
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