Managing

What WILL Make The Difference In Your Business Results?

by Linda Feinholz August 17, 2008

© 2008 Linda Feinholz All too often our progress in business plateaus. You know, it levels off at the point you achieved when you last gave it attention. Very often we settle into ‘habit’ mode and forget to look at the long view for our business. Over the years I’ve consulted to many business owners […]

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Change 1 COMMITMENT And You Can Change It All!

by Linda Feinholz June 24, 2008

It’s not at all unusual to become stalled…. as an unconscious reaction to mis-aligned goals and projects. If it’s been a while since you reviewed your Vision, and the action plans you’ve been following, you may have begun pursuing projects that feel like ‘shoulds’ rather than ones that have a direct, high payoff for achieving […]

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WHY YOUR CUSTOMER SERVICE IS GOING OFF TRACK

by Linda Feinholz June 2, 2008

© 2008 Linda Feinholz. This past week I spotted a trend among my clients. You might call it the ‘dash’… everyone is sprinting to prove they’re making changes in their business’s productivity as if that is a badge to earn all by itself. And too often they are speeding down a track that is taking […]

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Change 1 Metric And You Can Change It All!

by Linda Feinholz April 23, 2008

What are the 3 top things you measure in your business? Your time? Your income? Your phone calls? Your prospects? Your meetings every week? Give your attention a jolt by adding the following metric to the list: “What single activity brings in the largest portion of my results?” Once you have the answer, grab your […]

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BUILD YOUR BUSINESS BY THE NUMBERS

by Linda Feinholz April 22, 2008

© 2008 Linda Feinholz I’ve spent a lot of time in meetings during the past two weeks and I found myself noticing opportunities for productivity that my clients kept missing. Each time, I spotted the same missing element: no one was keeping their eye on the numbers. A manufacturer was using two entire days for […]

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SWITCH ON YOUR BUSINESS’S FAT BURNING MACHINE

by Linda Feinholz April 4, 2008

© 2008 Linda Feinholz. Suppose, for a moment, that building a business was as easy as… Clearing our your distractions Setting your focus Pulling your team together Focusing your attention on your high payoff activities “Well, of course.” You might say. “If it were that easy, no one would be stalled. But it’s never that […]

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STEP UP AND CREATE YOUR HIGH PAYOFF MEETINGS

by Linda Feinholz April 1, 2008

© 2008 Linda Feinholz. There are times in business when it gets complicated sorting out why a team gets stalled. I’ve had clients who were facing so many competing issues they couldn’t figure out where to start: their strategy, their capabilities, their products or services, and so on. With those companies, we often have to […]

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USE A HIGH PAYOFF ‘GMS’ TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS?

by Linda Feinholz March 16, 2008

© 2008 Linda Feinholz “Linda, what do you think I should do with this client’s request I got?” My client, Susan knew I wouldn’t just hand her an answer. Yes, I’m famous for having answers for nearly every type of question my clients pose. That’s what a rich full life of diverse work, travel and […]

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THE HIGH PAYOFF RELATIONSHIP KEY FOR LEADERS

by Linda Feinholz March 10, 2008

© 2008 Linda Feinholz For two days I stayed out of it. I sat watching and listening. That’s what I was supposed to be doing, as a consultant and coach who was sitting in to observe the workings of a team of managers as they conducted their monthly senior management meeting. And boy did I […]

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ARE YOU MISSING OUT ON THE TRUE POWER OF TEAMS?

by Linda Feinholz February 9, 2008

© 2008 Linda Feinholz. Here’s an interesting fact… According to one of today’s leading authorities on Attention Deficit Disorders, Tellman Knudsen, if you have ADD, you have been programmed since birth to actually NOT be able to do something you really need to do to succeed in life… The thing you have been programmed not […]

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