The PCAN Method

”The difficulty of tactical maneuvering consists in turning the devious into the direct, and misfortune into gain.” – Sun Tzu Every time I think or pecans, or even hear the work I can’t help but to envision my favorite holiday season and can almost taste the sweetness of a pecan pie. The PCAN Model when…

Why diversity of thinking and cross-functional experience is valuable in today’s Marketplace?

      Diversity of thinking is essential to effective leadership.Not to be confused with group think where consensus is the objective, as consensus can often be the recipe for the absence of leadership.   Diversity of thinking is important in order to critically analyze and solve difficult problems for our customers.  Cross-functional experience is…

8 Steps to Beat the Odds

 “The Only Place Success Comes Before Work is in the Dictionary.” – Vince Lombardi I was recently asked to deliver the key note to a signature event hosted by Forward/Adelante Business Alliance in partnership with the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce.  I had to keep in mind the imposed theme of marketing to diversity while preparing…