Forward Facing Dashboards

Forward Facing Dashboards (FFD)… Start with measureable weekly activities according to Dan Barnett, CEO and Owner of The Primavera Company. His workshop on Make or Break Execution: The Core of Success starts with the question “What causes your sales to happen?” After a 30 year career with Pillsbury, Nestle and Vistage International, Barnett is passionateContinue reading “Forward Facing Dashboards”

What does your credit worthy index look like?

Sunday’s WSJ Small Business Section had an interesting article update on banks willingness to loan money to small and mid size businesses. As a business owner, president or CEO, what is your personal relationship with your banker? When asked by friends, whose’s your banker, do you respond with a name of a bank or yourContinue reading “What does your credit worthy index look like?”

The old is forever new?

Over 10 years ago, Marcus Buckingham & Curt Coffman of the Gallup Organization published First Break All the Rules, What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently. Their extensive research suggested that the best business leaders and their managers are those that build a work environment where the employees answer yes to these 12 Questions: DoContinue reading “The old is forever new?”