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…Read More
I know it’s happened to you. Don’t lie. Have you ever been locked out of your car during a mid-day hour in the month of July? It happened to me – in the parking lot of an Atlanta, GA (a.k.a. “Hot-lanta!”) office building – 15 minutes before a client meeting. Not only difficult to endure…Read More
Before we unveil where the path to better strategy starts, let me start with a bold statement. I believe the challenge for leadership in driving better strategy execution comes down to the ability or lack thereof to enlist, capture, and mobilize the emotional energy of organization or teams. This article will zero-in on the starting point…Read More
What’s the latest purchase you’ve made? How about a recent product or service you bought from a salesperson? Was the sales professional successful in influencing your decision? If so, chances are that he or she did one thing better than the rest. I’ll bet they did less talking and more listening – which made you…Read More
It’s been said that nothing worthwhile is ever accomplished overnight. Virtually everything of real meaning or matter not only requires effort and commitment, but an investment of time. In particular, it’s really the small investments of time over a longer period of time that add up to something significant. This is where the conversation started…Read More
Any business can have a good year. The challenge is whether they can do it again. While strategy design is vital to an organization’s growth, this article is less about what is in the strategy binder and more about what you do with it. Dictionary.com identifies the word origin of executive to come from the middle…Read More
Are you contemplating market expansion for your organization, but aren’t sure how to get access and traction with your product or service? Perhaps, you’ve expanded to a new market recently, but are not yet resonating with your target audience? When asked ‘what you do and how you’re different’, do you find that your sales, service…Read More
The age-old debate that argues whether organizations should be heavily or even, exclusively focused towards culture or strategy could not be further from the truth. Have you put more emphasis on strategy or culture in your organization? Do you feel as if one is more important than the other or are they mutually critical? What…Read More
Imagine standing on the roof of a 10 story building. If you had the vision make-up of an eagle, you could see an ant crawling on the ground. From it’s perch at the top of trees, or in flight, eagles can catch sight of a rabbit up to 2 miles away. And, when the…Read More
What does the word portfolio mean to you? The phrase portfolio can conjure up thoughts of your personal investment portfolio or even, the person who’s entrusted to oversee your personal assets. The entire first page of search results behind the phrase portfolio management delivers items pertaining to investment services or the ‘art or science of matching investment choices to specific objectives’ within one’s…Read More
Founder Todd Garreston
With over 15 years of experience leading market share growth initiatives of top consumer brands in Fortune 500 and privately-held business environments, Todd Garretson advises and helps organizations identify new growth potential, craft strategy that moves people to action and enhance overall performance.
Having a passion for helping people and organizations to unlock dormant growth potential, Todd writes and speaks for audiences in three core areas: business growth strategy, leadership and personal / professional growth.
Residing in Atlanta, GA with his wife, Lauri, and their four children, weekends and free time are spent with family, coaching youth sports, and sharing his passion for fitness and nutrition.