Category Archives: Accountability

Accountability, Accounting & Financials, Blinding Flashes of the Obvisous (BFOs), Business Fundamentals, Key Performance Indicators, Management

I said it last year, and I must say it again, the Business Excellence Forum (BEF) gets better each year.  There were more than… Read more

Accountability, Business Coaching, Learn to Earn, Leverage, Ownership, Responsibility

I pride myself on my organizational skills and attention to detail.  Since my coaching practice depends on both, I’ve developed spreadsheets, procedures, and extensive… Read more

Accountability, Blinding Flashes of the Obvisous (BFOs), Business Coaching, Business Fundamentals, Management, Success

Many of us have heard that 80% of your results are achieved by 20% of your efforts. Since Pareto introduced that concept back in… Read more

Accountability, Ownership, Responsibility, Success

One of my favorite activities while behind the wheel driving to and from the Berkshires is listening to one of the SUCCESS Magazine monthly… Read more

Accountability, Being an Owner, Communication, Culture, Key Performance Indicators, Management, Marketing

The first speaker of the afternoon on the second day was Chris Cooke of Luv4 Marketing one of the ActionCOACH strategic partners.  Luv4 has… Read more

Accountability, Being an Owner, Business Coaching, Business Fundamentals, Mission, Sales, Success, Vision

Here are some more BFO’s from February’s 2015 North American Business Excellence Forum (#BEF2015) and Awards.  On the second day of the conference, we… Read more

Accountability, Business Coaching, Marketing, Mindset

My local business weekly newspaper published the results of a July 2014 Wells Fargo/Gallup survey of 603 small business owners.  The survey asked the… Read more

Accountability, Adaptability, Business Coaching, Business Fundamentals, Culture, Mindset, Multi-tasking, Planning, Success, Time Management

A few weeks ago my 20-month-old granddaughter suffered a broken pinky as the result of a stroller mishap.  A few days after the accident… Read more

Accountability, Delegation, Management

I’ve been thinking about what it takes to effectively delegate rather than abdicate in business, and actually life.  Unfortunately I have seen far too… Read more

Accountability, Business Coaching, Effective Delegation, What Is Business Coaching

While on the golf course yesterday, one of my playing partners asked “What the heck is a business coach?”  He told me he had… Read more