Tag Archives: Less is More

2 Second Lean: How to Make Your People and Your Business Better Every Day

I summarize some of the key concepts from the excellent book: 2 Second Lean: How to Grow People and Build a Fun Lean Culture. Written by Paul Akers, 2 Second Lean is a quick and easy ready that will help … Continue reading

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We Must Impose Limits… On Ourselves

As business leaders, we are constantly being bombarded with distractions, new opportunities, and issues. Everything and everyone screams at us to do more. Yet, to achieve our goals, we must prioritize. By imposing limits on ourselves, we can better focus … Continue reading

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Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity

Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity, written by Alan Siegel and Irene Etzkorn, is an excellent reminder to all of us to rail against complexity and keep things simple. Even though I summarize some of the key points below, I … Continue reading

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The Advice Not Taken

Lose Weight…Eat More Fruits and Vegetables…Exercise More. We all know what we have to do in order to improve our health. That is easy. The difficulty lies in taking this advice and actually following it. Likewise in business, there is … Continue reading

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Is Your Smartphone Killing Your Business?

Your iPhone, Android or Blackberry smartphone is a great device, enabling today’s business leader to constantly be in contact with the office and access the Internet or the cloud for needed information on the fly. Unfortunately, it is exactly this … Continue reading

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The Most Seductive and Dangerous Mistake Smart Leaders Make

Business leaders are on the firing line, making it happen, and trying to realize ever more difficult goals. Far too often, for every one step forward, they take one, two or three steps backwards by making that most seductive and … Continue reading

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Go Home!!! Work Fewer Hours and Get Better Results

Business leaders pride themselves on working hard, putting in the long hours required to achieve success. Paradoxically, the extra hours many of us put in may actually hinder our effectiveness and the performance of our companies. In short, working fewer … Continue reading

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Minimize Distractions for Better Results

In business today, the opportunity for distraction is endless.  This includes all the distractions of the urgent but unimportant that range from meetings to E-Mail to Internet surfing.  Due to these distractions and constant interruptions, employees and companies often do not … Continue reading

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Why is Business Today So Complex?

Everything and everyone in business drive business leaders and businesses towards greater and greater complexity and more and more work. As Warren Buffett has said: There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult. … Continue reading

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Less is More (Jason Jennings)

Less Is More: How Great Companies Use Productivity as a Competitive Tool in Business (Jason Jennings) Focus on the Simple Big Objective Keep everything simple and clear – including strategy The focus is determined by the leader in a defining … Continue reading

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