Link to Heuristic Podcast #9 – Sometimes There is One Right Way, but Probably Not This Time with Jim Bower. Alicia Parr: Hi, this is Alicia Parr with Performentor for another Heuristic Podcast. And today, I’m with Jim Bower. And Jim is the principal at the Bower Group. He is an exceptional strategist and a
Human beings respond to communication that takes on the structure of a purpose-driven story. It has to feel real. It generates a future image of a better future. It unifies. If you want to get those outcomes from a talk that you are giving, or an announcement that you are writing, USE THIS PROCESS. If
Your business is growing and you want to keep the momentum going. Tomorrow you will hire your ninth employee, but someday soon you hope to hire your 99th. While each new hire presents unique challenges and opportunities, what we at Performentor have found is that there are key similarities in the challenges and decision points
Check out that log jam. Looks bad, doesn’t it? Do you ever feel like that picture describes how work gets done (or doesn’t get done) in your business? Promising progress all jammed up by poor communication, confusion, and/or bureaucracy. That’s a profit margin killer right there. This is NOT what you want.
Trust is the foundation. Trust is the glue. Trust is the magic pixie fairy dust that makes your business better. We all love trust– all the kinds of trust – trust that people will do what they commit to do, trust that people will keep promises, trust that people will behave consistently, and trust that
Hello CEOs, Presidents, and CXOs. Hello people in positions of authority to make far-reaching decisions. Now think of something interesting related to your business. You have it in your mind now? See it? See how you’d like to solve it? OK. Now, is that thing important? Of course it is! Maybe it is. Is it?