The Best Coaching Session You’ll Ever Have [PART 1]

By Todd Garretson / February 25, 2015 / Comments Off on The Best Coaching Session You’ll Ever Have [PART 1]

The best coaching sessions always teach you something new about yourself. If you’ve ever had a brake light out on your car, they’re the first to see it.  Or to tell you of the piece of food stuck in your teeth before you leave the restaurant.  And how the PGA instructor is able to find the subtle…

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A Simple Tool That Gets Results  [FREE DOWNLOAD]

By Todd Garretson / January 14, 2015 / Comments Off on A Simple Tool That Gets Results  [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Do you have a way to bring your strategy to life on the playing field?  Do you know what play is next?  Are you flexible enough to react to new opportunity and quick to respond to competitors? Just as offensive coordinators and head coaches in football have the playsheet in hand during the game, executives…

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Top 10 Most Popular Growth Articles of 2014

By Todd Garretson / January 5, 2015 / Comments Off on Top 10 Most Popular Growth Articles of 2014

If you haven’t seen enough top 10 lists from 2014, here’s one more. Of the 60 articles posted to this site over the last year, I wanted to find the 10 that mattered most. While the analytics for any business are important, I am less interested in how many of you came to this site…

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Choosing The Right Growth Strategy For Your Business

By Todd Garretson / November 11, 2014 / Comments Off on Choosing The Right Growth Strategy For Your Business

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…

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5 Strategic Shifts To Drive Growth In 2015

By Todd Garretson / October 26, 2014 / Comments Off on 5 Strategic Shifts To Drive Growth In 2015

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…

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The 4 Traits of Great Executive Teams

By Todd Garretson / October 18, 2014 / Comments Off on The 4 Traits of Great Executive Teams

When it comes time to bring the strategy binder on the shelf to life, does your organization sizzle or fizzle? Most polls and studies cite that 60% – 90% of strategies fail in the execute phase.  So while strategy design is vital to an organization’s growth, this post is less about what is in the…

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Here’s What The CEO Title Really Stands For

By Todd Garretson / October 2, 2014 / Comments Off on Here’s What The CEO Title Really Stands For

Have you ever wondered why the forests are lush and dense in the valley but sparse, dusty and barren on the tops of mountains? See, growth happens in the valleys.  It’s not only true of nature, but also true of people, teams, organizations and even, families. It’s the valley’s of life where we make transformation that…

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Are You Vulnerable Enough?  [PART 1]

By Todd Garretson / September 21, 2014 /

The most common challenges I hear from business owners and executives in terms of achieving new levels of growth within their businesses can be traced to lack of the right talent at the right time, strategy and structure misalignment, as well as inability to deliver meaningful innovation to the marketplace.   Equally, and perhaps fastest…

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How Two Come-from-Behind Brands Changed the Game

By Todd Garretson / September 7, 2014 / Comments Off on How Two Come-from-Behind Brands Changed the Game

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…

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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.