Most teams and businesses find revenue building to be the ultimate uphill climb. They almost always struggle as a pack on the hill, side-by-side, trying to power forward against what seems to be a Tour de France-like incline and headwind. While the uphill climb to generate leads and acquire new customers certainly makes the list of…Read More
You’ve just spent several months budgeting and planning for growth in 2015, right? Don’t you owe it to yourself, your team and your organization to do everything in your power to ensure success? Perhaps you’re hoping that 2015 will be different and that your organization will finally achieve the kind of results it’s capable of? Last November, I polled business executives asking…Read More
This picture reminds me of all of the extra calories that the fast approaching Holiday season will bring. I also love the picture, as the choice seems so easy, right? It doesn’t matter which one you pick, it’s all good stuff inside! When it comes to choosing the right growth strategy for your business, it can be very…Read More
Do you find yourself frustrated trying to uncover what went wrong with your growth strategy in 2014? Has a recent acquisition failed to deliver the growth you expected? Perhaps you’re getting ready to make another investment and you want to be sure you position the company to capitalize on growth opportunity? It’s these questions that…Read More
One brand decided it was time. The other brand decided to design and build an icon. Last week, two very unlikely brands announced forthcoming innovations that will deliver a higher level of value and consumer experience never before seen in their respective markets. They both raised the bar on their industries and did so with…Read More
If you’re failing to achieve the kind of traction you desire with your business, you may be plugged into the wrong source for growth. Identifying where you will source your growth is one of the most commonly missed steps in designing the right strategy for your business. Unfortunately, if you fail to get it right, it…Read More
About 6 years ago, severe lower back pain brought me to my knees like an unearthed oak tree in a tornado. I suffered what would become a string of painful and debilitating periods where I would scratch and claw to get back on my feet, throwing anything I could at the pain, from heat, to…Read More
It is fascinating to consider the end-to-end journey a person, business or other endures to move from a current state to an enhanced state of being. Also referred to as change. Or, better yet, growth. Sequence of events might look something like the following:Urgent trigger event occurs signaling possible need for change Trigger event leads…Read More
We recently celebrated summer birthdays for my two boys before school let out so that their friends could attend before summer vacations. My three older children are now very skilled at strategically hovering during the present opening to find the one gift that the birthday kid does not appear interested-in and are quick to “snatch-and-run”.…Read More
Thinking of starting a business? Or have you started already, but progress is slow or has stalled? Perhaps you have been in a family or founder-led business for a lengthy period of time and are experiencing another plateau of little to no growth? Maybe you are primed and ready for expansion into new channels,…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.