Posts Categorized: Business Planning

Now What III?

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Third in a series of suggested responses to the Coronavirus situation. As leaders, it is essential we live in the question, “now what?” and, most importantly, make wise choices based on our individual circumstances. June Entrepreneurial Ideas Thomas Jefferson piece on Power of Vision, Declaration, and Right Context Weekly blogs on The Power of Vision… Read more »


Leader to Leader – March – STOP Program

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As Leaders we all must STOP and do at least two things: STOP to review what is needed to take care of ourselves in order to take care of others. Read Right Support Means the Right P.S.T. STOP to review what is truly needed to take care of your team/company. Introducing Our 2020 New STOP Program… Read more »


As Leaders, What Strategically Do We Need To Do in November?

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Our answer: Deliver Results and Communication that wows our clients. Survey all stakeholders (employees, key advisers, etc.) to get company feedback on the positives and negatives of this year as well as input for next year. This must be done anonymously (preferably by an outsider – we have two referrals so all your people feel… Read more »


Now to Thanksgiving

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This is our “Must Do List” to be accomplished between now and Thanksgiving. We all know it is extremely difficult to keep focused and complete projects between Thanksgiving and the New Year. So we developed: Our Top 5 Must Do’s Priority One: Client Care Take care of customers by delivering a superior product or service… Read more »


New Year/New Start What is Priority One?

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A key responsibility of leaders is to share our 2019 Game Plan to all stakeholders (anyone who has stake in company’s success) and enroll their support for its success NOW….. But how do we do this? Survey all stakeholders (employees, key advisors, etc.) to get company feedback on the accomplishments, failures and challenges of 2018… Read more »


Keep Your Organization On Track – Year End Tip

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by Todd Stukenberg The end of the calendar year brings lots of change to our “normal” routines. The holidays come and bring social events, shopping obligations and even over-eating. We also have scheduled time for business closings and vacation time, changing the work environment. As leaders, we are still charged with ensuring that our organizations… Read more »


Important – Last 30 days of This Year + Looking forward into Next Year

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December is usually a very tough month due to fewer working days, the holidays and all the personal things one must do. However, speaking leader-to-leader, here are three things I think we all need to do: Take care of business…all the day-to-day tactical stuff and wow our clients in the here and now. Do a… Read more »


Next 52 Days

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What we see is our “Must Do List” between now and Thanksgiving. Why: We all know it is extremely difficult to keep focused and complete our projects between Thanksgiving and the New Year. Our Top 5 Must Do’s Priority One: Client Care Take care of customers by delivering with both a superior product or service and communication… Read more »


3 Simple Steps for Annual Business Planning

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Chicago Business Planning and continuous Improvement. We absolutely/positively must complete the end of the year well (take care of business), get our strategic initiatives (continuous improvement projects) completed and design a super game plan (be it individual, departmental, or company) so we can enroll the support we need to have a successful next year. Step… Read more »


Why Your Business Needs a Game Plan for 2016

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As we move into the new year, does your business have a game plan for 2016? In business, it is nigh on impossible to become successful if your business plan is to just “wing it.” If you truly want to be successful, it is imperative that you have a business plan for 2016 to ensure that… Read more »