What Can Every Day Leaders do About Inflation?

As the United States heads into the 4th of July holiday weekend, the storm clouds of recession and inflation are dancing on the horizon tantalizing […]

What Killed Customer Service? A Business Acumen Perspective

If you have started to get reacclimated to what you thought was the “normal world” before the COVID pandemic, you are in for many surprises. The […]

3 Secrets to Understanding Your Own Company’s Earnings Calls

Its earnings call time again! One of my favorite times of a new quarter where executives share the results of their previous quarter and talk […]

The Business Acumen Implications to Business Leaders of Inflation

Economists, business leaders, individual contributors, and consumers are once again starting to worry about the potentially devastating impacts of inflation. As many businesses focus on […]

Giving Leaders “Reps” and Practice so they can Play to Win

  This past weekend gave us a unique opportunity to watch some of the most elite athletes in the world perform in their primes in […]

5  Levers You Need to Know About the Cash Conversion Cycle

  In my last blog on 3 Ways of Improving Days Sales Outstanding, I shared thoughts and insight on one of the newer metrics of […]

3 Business Acumen Concepts Functional Leaders Need in 2022

If you are a functional business leader planning and executing your strategy for 2022, things are extremely different than they were just a year ago. […]

Part 2 – 2022 Predications and What Skills your Employees Will Need

Welcome to part two of our Top 5 Business Acumen Predictions for 2022. In part one we reviewed three topics that will affect business and […]

How Diversity & Inclusion Helps Time Management in Decision Making

After 18 months of delivering virtual simulation-based Business Acumen programs to more than 5,000 participants, I was astounded by the results and outcomes coming from […]

Measuring Your Company’s Aspirations through the "Metrics that Matter"

 It is the hardest questions that participants ask during a Business Acumen learning journey where we teach strategic thinking and financial management skills. “We just […]

How Bad Marketing is Killing Good Marketing

Is it me, or has the number of unsolicited moronic emails and cold calls that we get every day reached a fever pitch? Over the past […]

The Business Acumen Impacts of Supply Chain Disruption

Anyone with access to the internet has seen the pictures of the cargo ship that ran aground  and blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week. […]

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