Hello, How much real work, the kind that is aligned with your company goals and generates results, do you do each day? When people who don’t run for exercise want to start running, they start small: with the alternating one-minute run, one-minute walk routine. That’s a good way to start running when you’re out of … Continue reading Are One Mininute Work Sprints Productive?
“What were your successes and challenges this week, and what are your new priorities for next week?” ~ Phil Symchych How Was Your Week? It’s Friday. What were your major successes this week? What challenges did you overcome? What are your priorities for next week? I’ve used these three questions in my global coaching … Continue reading How Was Your Week? Three steps to increase your and your team’s productivity, effectiveness, and happiness at work.
From The Vault “Advice for your video calls: lights, camera, action!” ~ Phil Symchych Through a matter of luck and the timing of certain professional development courses, I’ve just spent the last 12 hours in a row, or the last day and a half of my working hours, on zoom. The day before this … Continue reading 12 Tips From 12 Hours In A Row On Zoom
“Having too many goals, even SMART goals, is dumb.” ~ Phil Symchych Do You Have Too Many Goals? I was speaking with one of my consultant clients, Gary Furr, who is a turnaround expert. In a turnaround, he states “the business must be focused on preserving cash. If it fails, it’s out of business.” … Continue reading Do You Have Too Many Goals?
From The Vault “Minimizing taxes prevents business growth and hurts building business wealth.” ~ Phil Symchych This article is the first in a short series on how to increase profit in your business. But first, there is one major problem we need to address. Hear ye, hear ye! The bankers have spoken. According … Continue reading Stop Minimizing Taxes In Your Business
“Unity trumps chaos.” ~ Anastasia Symchych We could not avoid a huge summer storm and had to fly right through it. Back in the days of when we traveled for business, I recall one short flight from New York to Cleveland, that was worse than any roller coaster ride I’ve been on. It’s a … Continue reading The Turbulence is Temporary
“The best performers don’t get down from their difficult situations; they learn from them and take action.” It seems we could all use a boost of mental toughness after the year we’ve just been through. As a kid, I played tennis, and recall being up five games to one (you need to win six … Continue reading Want a 16 second cure for 2020?
“Happy holidays and all the best in 2021!!” Time Magazine got it wrong…the person of the year isn’t a politician, it is each and every health care worker, doctor, nurse, care aide, support staff, scientist, researcher, lab technician, supply chain worker, and everyone involved in taking care of patients, protecting the vulnerable, and creating a … Continue reading Season’s Greetings and Gratitude
“The best way to achieve your priorities is to have fewer priorities. ”–Phil Symchych It’s the time of year when we review the past year and set priorities and make plans for the next year. During my planning calls with business leaders of privately-held companies and advisors who work with small/medium enterprises, we discuss and … Continue reading Setting Priorities with The Business Strategy Wheel℠
“If you can’t measure your strategy, you won’t achieve your goals.” –Phil Symchych It’s the time of year when companies are updating their strategic plans and budgets for the next year. It’s also the time of year when, as a kid, we played hours and hours of street hockey. The key to street hockey was … Continue reading Use the Business Strategy Wheel™ to Create a Growth Strategy