Three Tips for Leaders About to Miss Their Forecasts

Three Tips for Leaders About to Miss Their Forecasts What to do when you are coming from behind… by Andrew Cooke, Growth & Profit Solutions Here is a problem. You are driving along when you come to a bridge that is one kilometer long.  Your goal here is to average 60 kilometers per hour.  Your… Read More

How to Counter Resistance to Change

How to Counter Resistance to Change 70% of all change initiatives changing, why is this and what can we as leaders do about it? by Andrew Cooke, Growth & Profit Solutions In business, as leaders and managers, one of the hardest things is to engage others in achieving the business’ goals. One of the hardest… Read More

Assessing Future Leaders – the Performance vs. Potential Matrix

Assessing Future Leaders – the Performance vs. Potential Matrix How to determine and assess future leaders, and where and how to focus your efforts in their development. by Andrew Cooke, Growth & Profit Solutions You are looking to develop future leaders for your business.  How can you do this so that you can consistently evaluate… Read More

5 Things to Do When Times Are Tough

5 Things to Do When Times Are Tough When the business environment is becoming harder, here are 5 strategies to help you focus your effort, time, resources and investment. by Andrew Cooke, Growth & Profit Solutions Every few years the business cycle turns down and things get tough. For good business people this is a… Read More

Why Is Coaching Becoming More Popular?

Why Is Coaching Becoming More Popular? What is driving the uptake of coaching, and what are its benefits? by Andrew Cooke, Growth & Profit Solutions Organizations are increasingly using coaching as a means by which to grow and develop their people and businesses. What is driving this growth? For one thing, the ever-increasing pace of… Read More

How Executive Coaching Can Help You

How Executive Coaching Can Help You How executive coaching can help you in your business by Andrew Cooke, Growth & Profit Solutions Executive coaching is a next evolutionary step in the development of leaders. Historically, leadership development was largely focused on participants’ involvement in training programs. These programs were all based upon one completely invalid assumption—if… Read More