Reframing problems

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In order to reframe my perspective on a problem, I will often ask myself how can I complete the same task with half the amount of resources. This may include cutting the budget or the staff assigned to the project in half or reducing the amount of time that something is due. Imposing extreme constraints on a project can have the … Read More

The growth problem

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Creating growth in business is no more complicated than planting and maintaining a garden. Most importantly there is the issue of context.  Are you aware of what your environment will support?  Are you planting indoors or outdoors?  What time of year is it? Next, what are you looking to grow?  Is this the right climate and time of year to … Read More

What’s next?

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Is it possible to opt out of participating in a recession or economic downturn? Taking a long view and committing to a core set of values can help you avoid calamity.  As does being open to new ideas that can help your company develop new products or services. Once a company starts to slide it can become more difficult to … Read More