How to Have Courage to Prune!

How to Have Courage to Prune!

Efficiency – simply making team or budget cuts in crisis – is NOT the goal. It is entirely possible for your team or organization to efficiently die! Growth is the goal… and for that to happen we need to make cuts with purpose – to intentionally PRUNE what we...
What Do I Do Now?

What Do I Do Now?

The only thing certain is uncertainty! How do I know what I should focus on? How do I decide what to do? What do I do now? In the midst of pandemic, riots, political positioning, media manipulation… YOU CAN HAVE PEACE. You CAN make decisions that set you up with...
Hey God What Now?

Hey God What Now?

Are you facing business uncertainty and want to get clarity for the decisions to make next? For the last month, I have helped over 40 business owners do just that. I’ve been doing this myself for decades and wondered if I could share my inside process...
How to Pivot in Crazy Times

How to Pivot in Crazy Times

Suddenly our revenue got cut by $40,000. And my forecast for the next twelve months got thrown completely out of whack. When will I be able to have in-person events again? Will there be another outbreak in the fall? How do I budget and plan when I have no idea what to...
Get Up and Fight!

Get Up and Fight!

The metaphor or image I have for my life right now is that of the US Navy at Pearl Harbor in 1941. I am in a fight for my life and that of my people. We just got bombed. It was meant to destroy us. We are not destroyed but we are deeply hurting. There are dead and...
Coronavirus Decisions: Faith or Fear?

Coronavirus Decisions: Faith or Fear?

This post is a truly messy intersection around faith, family and business. I am supposed to travel to Europe in a weeks time. Coronavirus is spreading around the world. Depending on who I listen to I could bunker up inside my home for the next couple months. How do I...