Category Archives: Culture

Adding Value, Being an Owner, Continual Improvement, Culture, Growth, Success

I am re-reading “Built To Last” the 2002 book with the subtitle of “Successful Habits of Visionary Companies” by Jim Collins and Jerry I…. Read more

Culture, Full Employment, Growth, Mission, Vision

I am currently re-reading “Built to Last” the great book by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras.  In Chapter 6, entitled “Cult-Like Cultures” the authors… Read more

Accountability, Assessments, Blinding Flashes of the Obvisous (BFOs), Business Coaching, Consistency, Culture, Negotiating, Sales

While reviewing my notes for this blog, I noticed that I omitted two Elizabeth McCormick BFOs from Part 1 When things get hard, ask… Read more

Blinding Flashes of the Obvisous (BFOs), Culture, Marketing, Mindset, Mission

For the third year in a row I must say, the Business Excellence Forum (BEF) gets better each year, and the 2018 event was… Read more

Adding Value, Blinding Flashes of the Obvisous (BFOs), Bucket Lists, Culture, Entrepreneunship, Goal Setting, Matter More, Mindset, Mission, Price Anchoring, Serve more to Earn more, Success, Unique Value Proposition, Vision

Paul Dunn continued with his presentation by switching gears to speak about the concept of price anchoring. He presented a case study based upon… Read more

Adding Value, Blinding Flashes of the Obvisous (BFOs), Business Coaching, Culture, Leadership, Learn to Earn, Mental Strength, Mindset, Mission, Responsibility, Serve more to Earn more, Success, Vision

Day two was kicked off (no pun intended) by Tim Brown, 1987 Heisman Trophy winner, NFL Hall of Fame member, and very inspirational speaker. … Read more

Culture, Leadership, Management, Ownership

When I mentioned to my assistant today that I needed to write a blog post, she replied, “Well, what is people’s pain these days?… 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

Being an Owner, Blinding Flashes of the Obvisous (BFOs), Culture, Key Performance Indicators, Leadership, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The second day of the Business Excellence Forum was kicked off by Shawn Moon Senior VP of Franklin Covey.  Shawn opened with a rapid… Read more

5 Way Formula, Blinding Flashes of the Obvisous (BFOs), Consistency, Culture, Customer Loyalty, Customer Service, Raving Fans

More BFOs from Day 1 of the 2016 BEF, Troy Hazard continued. Troy told a story about car salesman who had sold him a… Read more