Tuesday Morning Focal Point
Category: Crisis

The Hard Thing About Hard Things – a book review
April 29, 2020

This book has been on my want to read list for a while and I figured the current economic climate set the stage for now being the right time to do so. Ability to easily see different perspectives The author, Ben Horowitz, had a unique upbringing having communist grandparents while living in New York. In…

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It is not time for SOS, it’s time for SAS
April 21, 2020

Many business owners are looking for a lifeline right now.  We know of many businesses that are not making it through the current pandemic reality.  So many businesses are sending out SOS signals and expecting someone / something to come to the rescue.  To a certain extent, the government investments in keeping our economy going…

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Inputs over Outputs
April 14, 2020

There are times in business when we must be most concerned about our inputs, and not focus so much on outputs.  That may be true for your business at this time. The current economic climate is prime time to consider your inputs more than your outputs. Inputs over outputs – example #1 I am reflecting…

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Getting Full Value out of Crisis
April 7, 2020
Category: Crisis, Leadership

There remain many different and varied trajectories and outcomes for businesses in our current new reality.  Some of course are not fairing well, and that is very unfortunate.  However, there are also businesses thriving during this time.  There is only so much you can do in response to the current reality. The question is; are…

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The Rise of the Great Leader in Crisis!
March 28, 2020

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been able to connect with a high percentage of our corporate clients. This is through previously scheduled sessions or ad hoc check-ins. I am gauging the leader in crisis.  I have brought several messages to our clients for them to consider during these unprecedented times for businesses. …

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Business Owner – Covid-19 is NOT an Economic Crisis
March 25, 2020

As you would expect, we have been working closely with our clients on crisis response given the new market dynamic of COVID-19.  Businesses that show resilience and nimbleness and can respond quickly and effectively will be much better off than those who don’t.  Naturally, the current market dynamic will, and already is impacting both the…

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