Using Future Spotting Effectively

In our last article, we discussed the advantages of using “crystal ball” in a business setting. While one can hope that gazing deep into such a device can reveal the future, this is usually not the case. Instead, one can brush up on their “Future Spotting” ability...

Do You Have A Crystal Ball?

Trying to “guess” future trends that will drive your business is a difficult task. However, there are incredible rewards if one can look into their crystal ball and see a clear picture of what is coming, thus “Future Spotting.” I attended a conference last year, where...

Is your time management system like this?

With a new year comes a new way of managing information. I used to use a planner called Time Design, which was a system that gave an activities checklist, rather than a daily to do list. You would take your thoughts and ideas, download them then prioritize them. There...

What can I teach MBA students about entrepreneurship?

I had the opportunity during the first week of January to be a guest lecturer for an intersession class at the University of Connecticut Business School, Stanford Campus. I met the professor, Brian Brady, when I worked with a client of mine, QBank Group, along with a...

3 Challenges Business Startups Face

I have been working with several rapidly-growing companies. For some, their employee base has doubled or even tripled in a span of 12-18 months. The challenges these companies have faced can be categorized into 3 areas: Space. What is the right amount of space and...