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6 New Challenges For Organizations In Executing Strategy

After a short break….we’re back.  Did you miss us?  Over the last few months, we’ve been hard at work on a few big projects that we’re eager to launch and share with you this year – more on that later.  What I can tell you is that we have lots of fresh strategy content headed…

Are You Curious Enough? [Week 3]

By Todd Garretson / March 18, 2014 / Comments Off on Are You Curious Enough? [Week 3]

Every morning after my oldest daughter and son get on the bus for school, my youngest son loves to watch Curious George.  Until it’s time to leave for pre-school, he runs off and tries to emulate George through playtime. Do you remember George?  How about the Man with the Yellow Hat?  Of course you do!…

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This Year's Top Three Strategic Challenges

By Todd Garretson / March 12, 2014 /

This short (1:42) video clip, featuring Columbia Business Professor and author, Rita McGrath, outlines the top three strategic challenges for companies in 2014.  The first two challenges she mentions point to the following: 1.  Companies are not confident in their talent.  Through research, many top executives cite they simply ‘don’t have the right OR enough…

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The Second Most Important Day of Your Life [Week 2]

By Todd Garretson / March 7, 2014 / Comments Off on The Second Most Important Day of Your Life [Week 2]

It was discovered once that the two most important days in a person’s life are the day they were born, and the day they found out why. I wonder how many people ever get to experience the second most important day. One of my favorite illustrations of this phenomena took place in 1961 when President Kennedy…

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How to Get on the Road-Less-Traveled

By Todd Garretson / March 1, 2014 / Comments Off on How to Get on the Road-Less-Traveled

If you are new here, please jump over to the right hand side of this page and leave your email in the subscribe box! Now, onto the BIG idea that has been doing somersaults inside me for the last several months – so excited to share it!  So big that it deserved a special detour…

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Honesty is Free To Grow [Week 1]

By Todd Garretson / February 21, 2014 / Comments Off on Honesty is Free To Grow [Week 1]

“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”  John 8:32 Welcome to Week 1 – as we open a deeper exploration into the 8 essential drivers of your growth engine.  If you haven’t, please make sure you subscribe so as not to miss any of the 8 installments – they…

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What I Love Most About My Wife

By Todd Garretson / February 14, 2014 / Comments Off on What I Love Most About My Wife

Happy Valentine’s Day!  With heavy winter storm activity along the U.S. east coast areas, it feels like this Holiday may have slipped through the cracks.  Don’t let it! I was inspired by Michael Hyatt’s post this morning, citing the Top 10 things he loves most about his spouse.  I hope this post serves as a chain reaction…

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Founder Todd Garretson

As a top advisor, author and speaker, Todd Garretson possesses a lifelong passion for unlocking dormant growth potential in people, teams and organizations.  Todd is featured in leading publications, including,, SmartBrief, the Axial Financial Forum and many others. His recent book, Good To Grow: Reorienting Your Business for Unstoppable Growth provides business leaders a roadmap for choosing, mapping and executing their organizational growth strategy.  You can find Todd at the intersection of the architect and the builder - with the unique skill to both envision it and make it come to life.

Todd is available for speaking engagements to all size audiences, strategy retreats, various board and advisory assignments.

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