What To Do With All Those Love Notes

What To Do With All Those Love Notes

It was Valentine's day last week, and while we're sure you're buried in love notes from that, we wanted to tell you about a different kind of love note – and the industry that's sprung up around them.

Lynch on Strategy
Part IV
The Cadence of Strategic Execution

Lynch on Strategy<br/>Part IV<br/>The Cadence of Strategic Execution

Stephen Lynch wrote this series for the updated version of RESULTS.com's One Page Strategic Plan, a fundamental component of its productivity, collaboration and management platform. In this last installment, Lynch explains how to bring your strategy to life – and keep it that way.

Lynch on Strategy
Part III
What Are Strategic Numerical Targets?

Lynch on Strategy<br/>Part III<br/>What Are Strategic Numerical Targets?

Stephen Lynch wrote this series for the updated version of RESULTS.com's One Page Strategic Plan, a fundamental component of its productivity, collaboration and management platform. This week, find out how numerical targets can align and inspire your team.

Lynch on Strategy
Part II
The Real Difference Between Leadership and Management

Lynch on Strategy<br/>Part II<br/>The Real Difference Between Leadership and Management

Stephen Lynch wrote this series for the updated version of RESULTS.com's One Page Strategic Plan, a fundamental component of its productivity, collaboration and management platform. This week, find out how to get the most out of your leaders, managers, and specialists.

Lynch on Strategy
Part I:
Why A One-Page Strategic Plan?

Lynch on Strategy<br/>Part I:<br/>Why A One-Page Strategic Plan?

Stephen Lynch wrote this series for the updated version of RESULTS.com's One Page Strategic Plan, a fundamental component of its productivity, collaboration and management platform. Find out why a true strategic plan is brief and to the point, and how to make yours like that, too.

How Strategy Builds Community

How Strategy Builds Community

Heading into 2017 is the perfect time to compare wisdom that can help you run your business to powerful but erratic forces that can derail you.

2017 Will Be Completely Different - Here’s Why

2017 Will Be Completely Different - Here’s Why

2017 will be a transformative year. Find out why, and how to maximize it for your business.

Your People Are Your Capital

Your People Are Your Capital

Building a collaborative enterprise dedicated to achieving a strategic plan creates capital — if you can do this.

The 4 Things Businesses Must Know To Succeed in 2017

The 4 Things Businesses Must Know To Succeed in 2017

To compete today you have to be hyper-aware, agile, and open to change. Businesses that do that in 2017 stand to make outsized gains. Find out how.

Strategic Planning in Today's Reality

Strategic Planning in Today's Reality

Strategic planning confounds the best entrepreneurs. So does the future. You need two things to get it right. Let RESULTS CEO Ben Ridler tell you what they are.

How to Build Your Business with Millennials

How to Build Your Business with Millennials

By the time a Millennial is 29 years old, they've had seven jobs. Find out how to turn that frenetic energy into a commitment to your company in this week's Business Growth Tip, How to Build Your Business with Millennials.

The Future of Business Is Orchestration

The Future of Business Is Orchestration

70% of businesses that attempt to transform, fail. But in a world of hyper-fast markets that make major, sudden, shifts, businesses that can transform successfully will dominate. To become one, learn the art of orchestration.

The Best Manufacturing KPIs, Part 2 of 2

The Best Manufacturing KPIs, Part 2 of 2

Part 2 explains how you would go about selecting the KPIs that would be ‘best practices’ for your particular business.

The Best Manufacturing KPIs, Part 1 of 2

The Best Manufacturing KPIs, Part 1 of 2

KPIs in a manufacturing environment can be a challenge, but overcoming these three common obstacles can get you on the right track.

How To Make It From Entrepreneur to Executive

How To Make It From Entrepreneur to Executive

When the economy seems healthy, business leaders want to fortify their foundations — and launch something new at the same time. Here's how to make it work.

Introducing RESULTS Connect: Collaboration in Context

Introducing RESULTS Connect: Collaboration in Context

We release upgrades to our software all the time. But this one is different. This one changes everything. Our beta users became so addicted to it, so fast, that it became clear we’d created something special. It will roll it out to all our users soon. We call it “RESULTS Connect.”

Do This Alongside Your Year-End Reviews

Do This Alongside Your Year-End Reviews

If you haven’t abandoned performance reviews yet, you probably have the same reason Facebook does: “Critics of performance evaluations have suggested that ratings automatically produce a fight-or-flight response,” their executives write. “Actually, many people have stronger reactions to not being rated.”

Understanding Business Intelligence Software

Understanding Business Intelligence Software

What is Business Intelligence Software? Do you need it? How do you earn a return on it? Find out in this week's Business Growth Tip, Understanding Business Intelligence Software.

How to strategically position your brand

How to strategically position your brand

Many people believe that if you have a great product or a great service, you don't need marketing. They like to cite American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson, who supposedly said something like:

"If a man built a better mousetrap, though he lived in a cottage, deep in the woods, the world will beat a path to his door."

First of all, the quote is wrong. Here's what Emerson actually said:

Accountability Without Hierarchy

Accountability Without Hierarchy

You attract the best people when they know that their job is going to be interesting. You retain the best people when they know that their career can develop in all sorts of different ways. And if you can find a way to harness your people’s ideas and energy, you’ll dominate your market with them. This is unfolding on a global scale, and it’s unfolding the exact same way on the micro scale, in your area, in your market, between you and your competitors.