Realizing the awesome power of the BHAG

I am inspired to write this article today, because of Elon Musk and his incredible team at SpaceX. Today, April 8th  SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk accomplished two incredible feats. First, they successfully launched 11 satellites into space on a single rocket, the SpaceX Falcon 9. This was followed by the successful landing of the…

The Power of a Brand

Greetings from Nosara, Costa Rica! (Yes, I AM bragging.) It’s February 19th, I am sitting at a quaint and tiny local beach restaurant sipping a Mojito, appreciating a beautiful breeze off the Pacific, “feeling the burn” of a delicious 85 degrees, and watching the local fishermen negotiate the sale of fresh catch from their boats.…

Business by Accident

A good friend, client, and TEC member, Tim Radtke, is the CEO/Founder of TSR Solutions in Milwaukee, WI.  Tim has an excellent technology company and data center that helps companies create and sustain their critical technology infrastructure.  The tagline for TSR is “Technology on Purpose.”  Tim often jokes it should be “Technology on Purpose, Business by…

The awesome power of the BHAG

I am inspired to write this article today, because of Elon Musk and his incredible team at SpaceX. Today, December 21, 2015, SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk accomplished two incredible feats. First, they successfully launched 11 satellites into space on a single rocket, the SpaceX Falcon 9. This was followed by the successful landing of…

Do you have a real strategy?

Many companies claim to have a strategy, but all they have done is an exercise in goal setting. This is a mistake. Here’s how to create a “real” strategy. Research from the Harvard business school shows that (up to) 90% of strategies fail due to poor execution. This assumes your company even has a “real”…

Executive Evolution

Let’s just say my thinking has evolved… After I met my birthfather, Richard Callaway, I became convinced we are so completely hard-wired to be who we are, there’s really little we can do to move the needle. (See my previous blog: “There’s No Training After Toilet Training”.) And yes, I still do believe human beings…

Best Practices to Achieve your BHAG

The work we do at RESULTS.com gives us the rare privilege of being able to study thousands of businesses, working closely with them to identify the right goals and approach to developing a successful business strategy. We observe what works, and what doesn’t work in the real world, across a variety of industries. By having…