If you have resolved to make your company more valuable in 2022, you may want to think hard about how your customers pay.
Does your leadership team function in a culture that works – in good times and bad? Does it possess the kind of agile and effective leadership skills necessary to survive an economic downturn, such as a recession?
Step into the new home office of Crew Carwash in Fishers, Indiana and you’ll see images of leaders Joe and Ed Dahm on the glass wall accompanied by these words: “We are in the people business… we just happen to wash cars.”
Collaborative learning occurs when members of a group come together to discuss ideas and solve problems with the intention of learning. This model of learning is particularly useful when it occurs in cohorts.
Scaling up your business is all about systematically reaching new heights – employing effective business growth strategies to enjoy more money with more free time and more fun (with less stress). As a Scaling Up success coach helping create cultures that work, it occurs to me that operating a business – and taking that business to higher altitudes of success – is like learning to fly an airplane. This was always a dream of mine, and everything was going well until…
When I first met an executive leadership team of a decade’s old successful family business, my first question was this: “What do you cherish about your work?” Out of the 11 leaders, almost everyone said, “our people, our culture.”
In growth firms, there’s a push to get remarkable results! However, it can be challenging to stay focused on a longer-term vision – or navigate a powerful strategy to reach those goals year after year.
Business success requires strategic implementation of “4 Decisions”: 1) People, 2) Strategy, 3) Execution, and 4) Cash.
During the fourth lap of the 2020 Indianapolis 500 race, I was on the edge of my seat watching as the right front wheel of car #51 driven by Australian James Davison burst into flames!
In this interview, Joanne Farrell Quinn, PhD, offers important insights for honing the skill of conflict resolution, a critical competency of Emotional Intelligence.
Facing a global pandemic that resulted in an economic crisis that disrupted normal work at the office was the challenge Tom Ward and his Indianapolis-based team were facing.
What CREW Carwash, an Indianapolis-based company knows, is this; the climate and weather impact the number of cars washed.
A fresh concept about the friction that naturally occurs in any work situation comes from Richard Barrett, founder of the Barrett Values Centre, an organization of experts in assessing “cultural entropy.”
Like many successful entrepreneurs, Bob Whitacre grew his company—Cornerstone Companies, a 30-year-old healthcare real estate firm—from plans on the back of napkins and a handful of people to a team that could handle the challenges of managing thousands of square feet of real estate.