The Worst Excuse Ever Heard

  Bob Schultek Ben owns a services business and was convinced that the performance of his employees was the primary reason that his business had stopped growing. He believed that his employees cared only about how much they were being paid and that they should focus on doing their jobs the way he wanted them done. He saw no value in engaging with his folks or encouraging them to continue developing their skills. “If they …

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Are You The Excuse?

In our work, we hear many different excuses for why a business isn’t growing. Often, it’s the leader of the business who is the primary excuse. Why? Bill owns a small manufacturing business that provides some insight into why he was the main reason that his business was not achieving its growth goals. When Bill purchased the business, he had a vision for what he wanted to accomplish. After a few years of keeping his …

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Why Grolistic No-Excuses Growth?

Those of you who follow this blog know that I’m always preaching that your brand message should communicate your unique value. So now, you may get a kick out of knowing that my associates and I are taking a dose of our own medicine.Three years ago, our three growth businesses – GrowthPointe, DecisionPointe and PointeVierge – began collaborating under the umbrella name of TriPointe. You may have never noticed this since we did not follow …

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