4 Rules for Creating and Managing Strong Process

By: Guest BloggerMon, Sep 14, 2015 @ 10:41 AM

Written by Doug Davidoff of blog.imaginellc.com Doug Davidoff is the founder and CEO of Imagine Business Development. His focus is in enabling small and mid-market companies to create sustainable, scalable growth.

Joe Maddon, the manager of the Chicago Cubs, is fond of saying “Our goal on a day-to-day basis is not to win games. Rather it’s on executing our game plan and process.” Maddon believes that bad things happen when the focus is on the result (which you have limited control over), rather than on executing effectively.

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Topics: Leadership, SWOT

Send in Your SWOT Team!

By: Barry PruittMon, Feb 17, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Many of our Annual Planning tools get used, well, annually. So, it seems a good time to pull them from the shelf and dust them off in preparation for a great year. Many executive teams I work with have heard of SWOT but aren’t that familiar with how to leverage it for their business plan. Perhaps in the definition of SWOT lies the very reason that it has become just another exercise.

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Topics: Annual Planning, Winning Move, SWOT