Welcome to our audio (podcast) resources page. We designed these podcasts to provide you with quick insights on how to improve the performance of your business. Each podcast is usually less than 15 minutes and typically 5 to 7 minutes long. In this quick need for information world we live in, we thought these shorter segments would be helpful.
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In this podcast we offer the highlights and key points from two articles on strategic planning, “Your Strategy – Guiding Light or Distant Foghorn?” and “From Fuzzy To Focused - 4 Steps of a Strategic Planning Process”. Both offer additional detail that will add to your understanding of the process, as well as offer ideas for implementation. In this I’ll expose the dirty little secret about strategic planning and I’ll also do a quick briefing on the 4 steps to build a strategy that actually achieves results! And no surprise – success is all about execution!
In this CEO interview, we speak with Miles Hall, the founder of H&H Shooting Sports Complex in Oklahoma City. We’ll hear what Miles did to grow from a 4,800 sq. ft., 10 lane shooting range to over a 90,000 square feet shooting complex employing over 100 people. Miles will share the need for purpose, being customer focused, building and supporting a very strong team and trusting your instincts.
The purpose of providing feedback to employees is to improve performance. Yet, many of us simply don’t like providing any confrontational or constructive feedback so we simply don’t provide it. We’re providing a complimentary 30-minute webinar where we will share two simple, common sense models, and an easy-to-use technique with examples, that will not only make the giving of feedback easier, but it will help your feedback really impact performance.
In this CEO interview session, we speak with Greg Mooney, the CEO of STI International, a high end 1911/2011 handgun manufacturer. To be a successful CEO, Greg shares with us the need for vision, communication, building a strong team, letting go and understanding that employees are not like you.
The traditional view of leaders as authoritarian, “take-charge” directors – the source of wisdom, truth and decision making for their organizations – no longer works. Organizations and the problems facing them are too complex for one person, or a small group of executives, to do it all.
There’s only 6 ways to grow the revenues of your business, and in this session, we explain the 6, discount 2 of them, and explain how you can use the 4 remaining ones to improve your potential of achieving your revenue growth goals. We also provide a framework on how to apply the 4.
Do you really need to grow your business? What are the impacts if you do or don’t? In this session we will outline the two main reasons why you need to grow, the relevance of your competition’s growth, the importance on your pace of growth and how to get started building a solid growth plan.
Are there a select set of business practices or management techniques which companies can apply to improve the growth and performance of their business? In this session, we will explain the research we conducted to identify what has proven to improve the revenue, profit and organizational performance of high performing companies. We will then share with you the results of this research, which we call the 7 Keys to Growth, and provide you with some questions to see how well you are applying them.
Are you comfortably stuck? Do you know the negative impact it has on your business? Listen to this session and we’ll explain our definition of comfortably stuck, some of its characteristics, and what you should do if you display these characteristics.