Play to Your Strengths: How Small Businesses Can Win the Talent War

When it comes to recruiting and retaining employees, it can feel like an uphill battle for entrepreneurs with small, growing companies. They will have far less capital at their disposal than their larger competitors, but instead of playing to their weakness, the entrepreneur can leverage the advantages they have over many larger enterprises: flexibility, growth, innovation, and purpose. Continue reading Play to Your Strengths: How Small Businesses Can Win the Talent War

Solving the Scalability Problem in Service Businesses

The biggest issue with a service business is that eventually, you will max out income and productive capacity unless you keep hiring more people.  Growing this way requires a lot of time and capital, in addition to broad demand for your service and substantial competitive advantage. So what’s the solution? Continue reading Solving the Scalability Problem in Service Businesses

3 Basic Elements of Organizational Intelligence Frameworks

Given all the information available today, it is imperative that organizations develop their intelligence framework through a better understanding of the intelligence process, the different types of intelligence, and setting clear objectives.  Those who do so will filter through the noise, strategize accordingly, and give themselves a better chance to attain (or maintain) sustained high performance. Continue reading 3 Basic Elements of Organizational Intelligence Frameworks