Leadership is the Bedrock of Successful Business

Paul FournierCompany Culture, Human Resources, Management, Paul Fournier Business Articles, Sales

I engage with manufacturers and sales organizations from a variety of industries. When we meet, management shares their vision and challenges. Invariably, their challenges generally lead to three common conditions. They are, What is interesting is that these conditions are …

Pulling Back the Curtain for Growth

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Does your organization have the capacity and structure for sustainable growth? Every company has challenges. Some choose to deny challenges. Some defer challenges, hoping they will improve. Others confront challenges and solve them. Rarely are major challenges a secret. Employees …

Critical Thinking, five solutions for growth.

Critical Thinking, Managing Through Chaos

Paul FournierBlog, Company Culture, Management, Paul Fournier Business Articles, White Papers

These are challenging times for industry. Chaos and dysfunction surround us both externally and internally. Now’s the time for leadership, culture management, and strategy. For manufacturers, raw materials, packaging, energy, and equipment costs are still escalating. Internally, management and employees …

Re-Imagine Your Organizational Quality

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Every business has challenges. Most challenges have solutions, and some do not. As managers and leaders, it’s important to reflect on the good, bad, and ugly components of your business. These are challenging times for many companies. When you’re in …

Sales Revenue Growth

Sales Revenue Growth, Becoming Customer Centric

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Sales revenue growth is generally top of mind for most management teams. First, it increases shareholder value and financials. Secondly, sales revenue growth allows for reinvestment in people, innovation, and facilities. It’s not accidental or magic. Sustainable and predictable sales …

Leadership

Finding Greater Potential

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Welcome to a Tacticware Business Systems educational article. At Tacticware we focus on growing enterprises, teams, and competitive advantage. The result is financial predictability. Our topic in this article is about expanding the capacity of management teams and finding greater …

Leadership, Culture, Strategy

Fewer Teachable Moments

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Welcome to a Tacticware Resource Group educational article about Leadership, Culture, and Strategy.  Our topic in this article is about the high price companies sustain over poor decisions. This article is available for free download on tacticware.com. Fewer Teachable Moments …

Culture Management

Company Health Goes Beyond EBITA

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Company Health Goes Beyond EBITA EBITA, (earnings before interest, taxes, and amortization) is the primary measurement of business health. If a company isn’t profitable, management cannot reinvest in future growth, innovation, reward shareholders, nor retain quality employees. One secret to …

Selecting Quality Employees

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Selecting quality employees is a challenge for many businesses. Unemployment is low, complicating the efforts to staff key positions. However, before you leap to hire a new employee, why did the last employee leave? In some cases, the last employee …