Maximizing Your Return on Invested TIME

Many years ago, a business coach and mentor I knew named Gerry Fusco introduced me to a phrase he invented. Return on invested time (ROIT). As business owners and leaders, we know about ROI, ROE, EBITDA, etc. But have you ever spent any waking hours measuring ROIT? We make plans, build budgets, measure KPIs, and […]

Confessions from the Coach – August 2022

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It’s time for another “Confessions from the Coach” edition. I like to periodically recap hot topics bubbling up from my coaching experiences, discussions, and outcomes. I don’t do this to break any levels of trust and confidence with my clients, but rather as a thematic public service to my audience. What I’ll share here are […]

Do You Have an Employment Contract, Really…

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In a series of recent discussions, I was reminded of the need for one of the most basic of all employment matters. The employment contract. NO, I am not talking about an actual written, legal document, although those are handy in many situations. Rather I am talking about having a very detailed discussion with every […]

What Are You Waiting For?

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There comes a time in life when you’ve done all the thinking, study, analysis, and planning you can do. You reach a decision point. Then it happens. You freeze. You cannot go forward. You’re stuck. The question is then, what are you waiting for? What is it that holds you back, makes you balk? How […]

Rating and Ranking Employees – Yikes!

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The month of January not only starts the new year, but it serves to end the old one. For many businesses, January sends HR folks and Managers into a frenzy trying to finalize employee reviews, ratings and rankings for the entire staff. There are score sheets, narratives, interviews, and ‘coaching sessions’ done to inform employees […]

Leaders: Setting a New Standard

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Can you be a Better Boss? We all can do something to up our leadership game. Why not join me in making 2022 the year of the Better Boss?

5 Ways Managers Can Get More from Their Teams

You and I both control one big thing in our daily lives. That ‘thing’ is the effort we choose to spend.

Whether it is effort at work, at home, in the gym, on the golf course, fishing, playing sports, or building relationships, we all choose what level of effort is used.

Can You Guess the Weight of an Ox?

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While you might be the owner or CEO of your respective company, you can still leverage the wisdom of others to help you make better, more informed decisions.