Process vs. progress

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It’s easy to mistake creating a process for making progress.  A process can help you define a workflow and add clarity.  It’s a step an organization can take to standardize how something should be done and communicate it to others.  A process is a snapshot in time.  Creating a process can feel like progress and contribute to growth.  But, it’s … Read More

Adjacent ideas

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Facing increasing competition and the prospect of moderate growth, restaurants are starting to deliver food. Food delivery isn’t a new idea.  However, the concept was enabled by technology and the demand for quality food. Finding new ways to stimulate growth isn’t as hard as you might think.  Adjacent markets or industries may offer clues about what to do next.  It’s … Read More

Boundaries

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Boundaries can exist physically as well as mentally.  Removing them can be as easy as shifting your perspective or as hard as forcing your way through.  The best approach depends on what needs to be accomplished. Dissolving a boundary is different and involves developing understanding.