The Delegation Habit: 5 Excuses to Avoid

To Take Your Business to the Next Level, Start This Habit – Stop These 5 Excuses   Picture this. You’re the CEO of a food service distribution company. So far, your clients are independent restaurants. At your weekly sales meeting, a top salesperson mentions a fast...

Why Advisors Join Execution Maximizer

Are you considering a meaningful next step in your career? Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of hundreds of people? Take a look at Execution Maximizer (EM). EM Advisors are C-level leaders who bring their own real-world experiences to every client...

Managing Growth and Change

Growing companies experience barriers that slow them down and make it harder to achieve success. What if you could find a process designed to address and overcome those barriers? Complexity and change are constants for business leaders. The right tools, a proven...

The Three Keys to Execution

In my work with business leaders I am often asked to identify the key elements to Execution. We know that better execution makes your business better, so being clear and specific about what great Execution looks like is critical. In this video, I discuss the three...

The Ideal Team Player

Patrick Lencioni has a unique way of bringing his message to life in “The Ideal Team Player”! His parable style makes this short book enjoyable and an excellent teaching tool. Lencioni tells the story of Jeff Shanley, a leader desperate to save his uncle’s company by...

Preparing for the Next Quarterly Meeting

In my advisory practice, it is important for me to get into a rhythm when working with clients: a repeatable set of conversations, actions, and checks against goals. The quarterly meeting is important for a few reasons: It is a great time for me to meet with...

Truly Functional Teams Get More Done

Patrick Lencioni, in his book “Overcoming The Five Dysfunctions of a Team,” makes the following point: “When people come together and set aside their individual needs for the good of the whole they can accomplish what might have looked impossible on paper.” While...

Survival Skills for Your Business

Another “must” on my list of business books is Verne Harnish’s Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It… and Why the Rest Don’t. After reading the intro, find the section that is most relevant to you right now. I don’t recommend the entire book...

Executing on Your Quarterly Rocks

Execution Maximizer Advisors work with company CEOs and their leadership teams to help them make sure that their focus is on Execution – and that the payoff is results. A powerful and seemingly simple part of our approach is crystal clear priorities. Documenting and...