Monthly Archives: December 2016

Personal Strategic Planning

At the end of the year, we turn inward and consider New Year’s Resolutions. This reflection can be powerful, but let’s face it, it is often superficial. Life isn’t about losing another 10 pounds, running a marathon, or finally learning how to play the guitar. While those things might bring you a measure of satisfaction, they are not life altering.

How to Develop A Brand Promise

On this week’s show, we speak with Brad Giles, founder of Evolution Partners and a certified Gazelles Coach, about how to develop a powerful brand promise through the use of the Attribute Map.

How Purpose is Suppressing Your Results

For so many it is very hard to deliver a clear answer on what their purpose is. The Why of your work is a very powerful thing that can attract, engage, and retain the best people and customers. It can be a huge competitive advantage.

Growing Your Company Quickly — A Case Study

When Darius Mirshahzadeh was going through the “Birthing of Giants” program at MIT, he felt a little overwhelmed by how much material there was to cover, but he was excited. At the time he was looking for a model that could help with high growth and there weren’t a lot of resources out there that were teaching these growth methods.
In this interview, Darius shares what he’s learned building a thriving company using Scaling Up principles.

How to Make Lean Simple and Easy

Paul Akers is the Founder and CEO of FastCap and is an expert in the field of lean manufacturing and lean thinking. He has written several books on the subject, including 2 Second Lean, Lean Health, and Lean Travel.

So, how can we optimize ‘lean,’ in a simple and easy way? This week’s episode dives right into the inner workings of how to leverage ‘lean’ without headaches.