ARE YOU THE BOSS OR A COACH?

BOSS VS LEADER – ASK YOURSELF, ARE YOU A GOOD COACH? When urgent matters pop-up the business owners that have “line” responsibilities can’t always get to their assigned duties within a normal work day. Recurring and unaddressed problems like staff conflicts, receivable challenges, or other process problems, the ones that never seem to truly get […]

Which Path is Right for a Booming Business?

  The energetic growth being reported in many sectors may be the big pay-off but it is also the biggest challenge for privately-held businesses right now. Across the country industries are experiencing vigorous sales increases while struggling with internal system pressures, manpower shortages and over expansion. Since timing is everything in a balanced response, review […]

When Business Owners Don’t Lead

  Some business owners don’t lead, they may be the boss and manage internal activities, but they’re not true leaders. Running almost any contemporary enterprise, from service provider to challenged manufacturing company requires more and different skills than even 10 years ago. The most important contemporary success component is an inspired leader. In many legacy […]

Are you going in tomorrow to do what you did yesterday? - Lauterback Consulting

Are you going in tomorrow to do what you did yesterday?

Let’s say you run a small, non-retail business in a legacy industry (one that hasn’t changed too much in the last 25, or more years). Revenue is several million dollars and things have been flat or modestly up and/or down the last few years. You’ve seen weaker companies fall by the wayside, a couple grow […]