Doug was more than instrumental in helping me through the sale of my business to a private equity group, he led the way through this unfamiliar territory. Doug helped me evaluate multiple offers and worked closely with my attorney and CPA to help me get what I wanted out of the transaction. Throughout the experience I moved with confidence lent to me by his experience and professionalism. This and his integrity meant much to me and to the buyer as well. I highly recommend you talk to Doug if you are considering selling a business.
Have you been to sporting event where they didn’t keep score? I recall going to an introductory league for soccer where they didn’t keep score. Yet my son still wanted to know if they won the game. Most scoreboards have a few key pieces of information besides the score such as time remaining, timeouts, number of fouls, or balls and strikes. Without a scoreboard many fans would become disinterested in the game.
Yet most businesses do not have a scoreboard for the employees to know if they are winning or losing. If a scoreboard helps motivate players at a sporting event, wouldn’t a scoreboard for the employees help motivate them towards winning?
Over the past few months I’ve discussed the book, The 4 Disciplines of Execution. The first discipline is to set one wildly important goal (WIG) which helps narrow the focus. The second discipline is to focus on lead measures that give the team leverage to achieve the goal. The third discipline isRead More »