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Annual Operating Plan: Step 4 of 4

The final step of drafting the Annual Operating Plan should be a straightforward and efficient task: The establishment of 10 –

Annual Operating Plan: Step 2 of 4

Exceptional Annual Operating Plans are typically anchored to a well-crafted 3-year strategic plan.  The coming year covered by the operating plan

Annual Operating Plan: Step 1 of 4

Does your organization have clearly articulated Mission, Vision and Values?  If so, can they be stated within 1 minute by

Do You Have An Annual Operating Plan?

I can’t believe its’ Septemebr already. Next year is just around the corner.  Do you have an annual operating plan?  Put another way,

Crossing The Chasm Into Mid-Stage Growth

I was recently encouraged to elaborate on the shift a startup CEO goes through when their company has reached the meaningful revenue-generation stage and can see

Career Advice in a Free Book

Thanks to a comedy of errors on a print run, I have a surplus of roughly 500 copies of The

Top 5 Mistakes When Hiring a COO

I recently read an article by Debbie Millin the President & CEO of UpperLevel Solutions, a professional firm that offers COO services to companies looking

Business Books: The Great 8

I recently purged my bookshelves of books that I have not re-read or touched in the past decade. Goodbye to

Top-10 Peter Drucker Quotes

Like many of you, I have been tremendously influenced by Peter Drucker.  The other day I was reminded that it