Leadership

Avoid Information Overload

In the business word there seems to be no end to available information. But decisions are easier if you avoid information overload. What does that mean? Read the rest of this entry »

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Don’t Let Others Waste Your Time

While don’t let others waste your time may seem obvious, it is amazing how often we do exactly that. Here are some ways that happens. Read the rest of this entry »

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Time to Stop Planning

Action means it’s time to stop planning. You may be thinking, “But wait, I want to be sure the plan will work.” Well, how will you know? Read the rest of this entry »

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80/20 Focus

The 80/20 rule (Pareto’s Principle) is one of the most useful concepts for business and life in general. 80/20 focus is a way of applying it. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sit On It Before Changing

When things change so fast how can someone say sit on it before changing? Let me explain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Outside the Box Thinker

You’ve undoubtedly heard a statement like, “She’s a real outside the box thinker”, right? The truth is everyone is in a box when it comes to their thinking. The question becomes one of how did that box get created and Read the rest of this entry »

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Read and Study to Stay Relevant

Do you read and study to stay relevant? You may think that is a silly question, but the cost of not implementing this is huge. Read the rest of this entry »

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80/20 Rule for Forks in the Road

In business, just as in our personal life, we often come to the proverbial “fork in the road”. Maybe the 80/20 rule for forks in the road can help with decisions. Sometimes it is as simple as choosing one of two things, but more often it involves selecting from a multitude of options. In other words, life’s not always straight forward, including when it comes to business. Read the rest of this entry »

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Long Tail and 80/20 Rule Analysis

Have you ever considered the concept of the long tail and 80/20 rule analysis? There is a reason they go hand-in-hand, but first some starting comments.

First, if you are not familiar with the long-tail here is the basic concept. Within any Read the rest of this entry »

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When the Economy Slows What is Your Plan?

Think about this, when the economy slows what is your plan? Throughout history the economy has had periods of growth, decline, or merely remaining stagnant. Often a company is humming along nicely when suddenly, Read the rest of this entry »

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