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Is Your Firm’s Growth Being Held Back by Its History?

I was on the phone with an executive from a mid-sized firm last month, and she was sharing that their growth agenda for the upcoming year was biased toward low risk, “because they lacked the critical mass” to take on a potentially more rewarding project.  I share this not because it’s not a good reason […]

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3 Distractions of a Growth Team and How to Get on Track

Brace yourself for it: the click bait posts will be coming to your inbox soon, with titles like, “The Top Ten Trends to Watch in 2017”, or “Don’t Miss These Three for 2023.”  Why do marketing and consulting firms amplify these and deluge us with them like clockwork every year? Peter Drucker gives us a […]

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The Silent Killer of Growth Programs

So, you’ve just completed planning for the next 3-5 years and feel really good about your baked in growth.  You are launching products, have some good organic growth for services already in the market and are investing in some game-changing R&D.  Each of these areas has been well vetted and you’re confident that you can […]

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