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What is turnover costing your business?How much time? (40 days = average)How much money? (up to 3x salary)How many man hours, mistakes & miscalculations from start to finish?One of our partners came up with a really slick calculator to help you see the true cost of turnover in your business at a glance. If you’re feeling

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CSM CHAPTER 5 – WHAT COULD GO WRONG?Many of you reading this chapter have already developed your annual plans and are somewhere along the continuum to your year-end results. Things are going well, so-so or badly. If it’s the latter, look below to see if you recognize any of the causal factors. If it’s going

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Chapter 4 – OKRsWhat’s the big deal about OKRs? Well, one thing is certain, this Laugh or Cry wouldn’t have happened if this company was using them…We were hired by the VP of a large corporation to assist with cost reduction at one of their food units where they processed onions. The plant GM had led

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Chapter 3 – Talent OptimizationGetting the Right People Doing the Right Things!If you’ve ever watched a baseball game or American football game, you’ve seen, no doubt, the use of specialists – putting in a left-handed batter against a right-handed pitcher or a hard-charging defensive line in passing situations. They represent the likelihood of the best possible

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CSM CHAPTER 2 – ALIGNMENTThe Art of Getting the Right People Doing the Right ThingsAt the end of each financial year, 67 to 90% of all companies will fail to achieve their strategic plans.How can that happen?Why does it continue to happen?Is strategy that hard?Larry Bossidy, former Chairman & CEO at Allied Signal and Honeywell,

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CSM CHAPTER 1THE POWER OF CSMNone of the alphabet-soup concepts listed in the introduction – ABC, BPR, CIP, JIT, TPM, or TQM – will bring holistic, significant, sustainable change on their own if they are carried out mechanically. Plus, they risk failure for two other critical and, sadly, common reasons:  Programs are often carried out in

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Why are so many companies turning to OKRs to help them achieve their objectives … and why do as many as 90% fail? Answering the first part of this question also answers the second part – OKRs are used in many highly successful companies. Included in the group are Adobe, Amazon, Dell, Facebook, and Google… Who doesn’t

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INTRODUCTION TO CSM Welcome to CSM, a book designed to help every open-minded business leader – from day-one start-ups to multi-billion-dollar global giants. Each week on LinkedIn, we’ll be sharing, chapter by chapter, why CSM is the critical tool to help you help your business move ahead.  So how can one book help the entire

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This is the last instalment of our three-part overview designed to help small businesses not just survive – but thrive. We’ve identified the top 3 reasons why small and even large businesses fail:Insufficient market demandLack of finances (and specifically, lack of sales)Labor issuesIn part two I said that the lack of finances – or sales –

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small business plan 2022

  This is part 2 of a three-part series designed to help small businesses not just survive – but thrive. We’ve identified the top 3 reasons why small and even large businesses fail: Insufficient market demand Lack of finances (and specifically, lack of sales) Labor issues   This article will focus on perhaps the most important

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