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How to Start Fixing Your Culture – Culture Fix – Colin Ellis

It has been said that “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” well if that is so true why do people spend more money on “strategy” than “culture”?  Think about this way…you can have what is considered to be a great strategy, but if your people will not implement it…it really doesn’t matter.  The reality is if …

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Dr. Chuck Bamford - The Strategy Mindset 2.0 - A New Direction Show with Jay Izso

Find Your Competitive Advantage – The Strategy Mindset 2.0 – Dr. Chuck Bamford

When it comes to business strategy  we are often confused.  We have a tendency to believe in myths like “Our brand is our strategy” or “Our people are our strategy” or “we do SWOT analysis”, but none of those are really a strategy much less a competitive advantage.  Sometimes we jump ahead when it comes …

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What Anyone Can Do – Growth and Success -Leo Bottary

We all want to be successful, or more successful, but how does that happen?  It is so easy for us to look for “silver bullet” solutions, or “magic pills” to solve our desire for success, but the fact is there really are no “silver bullets’ or “magic pills”, so what is one to do?  Leo …

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Matthew Luhn and Jay Izso A New Direction

The Best Story Wins – Leveraging Hollywood Storytelling for Your Business and Beyond – Matt Luhn

Stories are powerful.  They improve our learning.  They help us to understand and remember things and events we may not ordinarily not remember.  Stories affect our brain chemistry, they manufacture emotions that help us relate not only to the parts of the story, but also to the person telling the story. Matthew Luhn joins A …

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BUILD a Framework for Personal and Professional Success – John Peitzman

Are you in “Struggleville”? You know that place where you just seem to be stuck. You feel like you just are at a place in your life, career, or business where you know you are not happy, actually you hate Monday know you have to face the same job, the same people, the same problems? …

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Spark Your Business to Peak Performance – Louis Carter – In Great Company

Feeling like your business is not where you want it to be? Is your business a bit disjointed? People not getting along? Maybe it is just missing something but you are not sure what it is? Well perhaps you are not “In Great Company” and you need a SPARK to get your business on track. …

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Creating a Business Culture You can Measure – The Critical Few – Gretchen Anderson

Today we devote a great amount of time talking about “business culture”. You may have recognized you need to change in your culture…but how? On this episode of A New Direction culture change, real culture change requires a long term approach. Gretchen Anderson @gbrooksanderson is a Director at the Katzenbach Center at PwC’s Strategy& and …

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Be Chief: It’s a Choice, Not a Title AND 28

I have read and heard it said from numerous coaches and experts, “the only thing you can control is your attitude and your effort”. My guest on A New Direction Rick Miller would add one more to those two true statements…Being Chief, because after all it is a choice, not a title. Rick Miller is …

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Run a Fast, Flexible, Focused Management Team – Ed Muzio – Iterate – AND 19

When I say the word manage, what is the first thing that comes to mind?  How about when you hear the word management?  What do you envision when you hear the word “team”?  Now let me ask you this question:  Do your managers behave like a team?  Are they efficient?  Are they willing to change? …

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Starting a Business, Buying a Business or Franchise – Jeff Snell COO & Founder Enlign Business Brokers and Advisors – AND 16

Even in the midst of Hurricane Michael we had to push our through on this episode of A New Direction.  We lost power several times, but we reconnected and we still have an awesome show that I am convinced will help you! Perhaps one of the most frequently asked questions I am asked is…”how do …

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