People ask me why the Catapult process works so well. I typically tell them that it is a combination of things. First the three components: mastermind group, business education, and business coaching all contribute to the development of the chief executive.
The mastermind process is critical to learning from other CEOs, testing your ideas, receiving feedback, and shortening the growth… Click Here to Continue Reading
One of the most regular conversations that I have with Catapult members relates to strategy. We can formulate great—even brilliant—strategy in the boardroom, but without the detailed execution from the support team, the strategy remains ineffectual. To produce meaningful results, the strategy needs to be implemented by your team.… Click Here to Continue Reading
Great leadership starts with mentorship. Mentoring comes through one-on-one meetings with your direct reports. My contention is you should meet at least once per month with each of your direct reports, and then each of your direct reports should meet with theirs, and so on.… Click Here to Continue Reading
Good Information Can Help You Make Good Decisions
Many years ago I had the opportunity of hiring a talented and caring chief financial officer by the name of Garry Carter, CPA who during the interview process said to me, “Brad I’ll give you good information, and I’ll trust that you will make good decisions.” I learned quite a bit from… Click Here to Continue Reading
When determining new growth and direction, there are times when it is best to start de novo, or from scratch, and times it is actually better to go out and buy a company. Buying companies through an acquisition process to layer onto your existing business enterprise can sometimes be a great strategy. Here are a few reasons and ways that… Click Here to Continue Reading