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Now What?

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Speaking Leader to Leader Our Thoughts: Stop We must all stop and look at the paradigm shift the current situation has created and ask the question, Now What? The answers to this vary depending on our business and who we are, however stopping and asking this question is the key to the process. Work “On”… Read more »


Speaking Leader to Leader

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What must we do now to ensure Q2 is supported right? My answers: First STOP! Thoroughly review what is working, what is not working and what needs you have. Important – without first stopping, none of the Continuous Improvement, Leadership and other processes can be accomplished. It is #1 in our Five Hidden Best Practice… Read more »


28 Days and Counting

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December is usually a very tough month due to fewer working days, the holidays and all the personal demand of the season. The next 28 days would be best spent if dedicated to completing this year and moving into the next, however, speaking leader-to-leader, here are three things I think we all must do: Take… Read more »


What We See is Our “Must Do List” Between Now and the New Year

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This is our “Must Do List” to be accomplished between now and the New Year. 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… Read more »


Next 49 Days

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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 »


2019 Fun Summer Specials

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Our annual list of free/low cost things to do in our great city of Chicago. Walk Chicago Riverwalk – Free Hamilton exhibit on Northerly Island CAC Chicago Architectural Tour Pullman Historic Monument: www.pullman-museum.org Bloomingdale Trail Park: http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cdot/supp_info/bloomingdale_trail.html Best Value: Chicago Architectural Center http://www.architecture.org/.  Rated the #1 thing to do in Chicago! More than 85 FREE… Read more »


Speaking Leader to Leader

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Stop Take 3 minutes and read this. www.johnruh.com/best-practice-tip-1/ Minimize Unfulfilled Expectations Got 3 more minutes? www.johnruh.com/unfulfilled-expectations-2/ Review/Revise your game plan We strongly suggest a simple, but written, game plan for the year. This will help crystallize your thoughts, so if you have not done this, please do so now. Review it with your team and… Read more »


Speaking Leader to Leader

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Are you a business leader and feel that you aren’t reaching your goals? Is your business not performing the way you had planned? What must you do now to ensure Q2 is supported right? My answers: First STOP. Thoroughly review what is working, not working and what needs you have. Outline key 2nd Quarter Continuous Improvement… Read more »


Unfulfilled Expectations

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Does your staff know your expectations? It’s that time of year when we enroll people to support our game plans for business growth and success. We share those business success plans, then press ahead thinking we have been understood, only to discover we were wrong and things don’t get done. This is a classic example… Read more »


Special Event – Learning How to Bench Your Ego

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What: Learning How to Bench Your Ego When / Where: Date and place to be determined based on what works best for interested leaders Cost: Be our guest! Format: Interactive facilitated conversation RSVP: Email us now if interested at john@johnruh.com Support: Read the following links: Are You Chasing Your Tail? This article talks about the professional development… Read more »