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Our Greatest Need is Our Lessons Learned

Author - Terri Wilcox - Oct 2020
At one of our last Industry Association gatherings, we asked a group of small business owners we work closely with what they would say their members' greatest need today is.  The answer was an astounding "help us to be prepared for the next crisis”.  Here are some of the comments we’ve heard: “We weren’t ready for this” “I don’t ever…

Metric Management Uncovers Success

Author - Steve Wilcox - Sept 2020
Though the last few months have been a wild ride for us all, especially small businesses, The Resultants have continued working alongside our owners and leadership teams to forge ahead. We were unsure of what to expect but we knew we couldn't stand by and let the Covid-19 crisis take advantage of all the hard work our clients have put…
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It’s Time to be a Resilient Leader

Author - Jerry Olson - July 2020
Times of chaos and crisis are troubling. Currently, our economy, public health, government, politics and just about every aspect of our lives is unsettled and uncertain. For those of us who, in the past decade, have grown used to a predictable future, this is a difficult time. Whether your business is flourishing unexpectedly or struggling for survival, today is a…
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Time to Climb out of the Fishhook

Co-Authors - Steve & Terri Wilcox - May 2020
In this final installment of a three-part series, we dive a little deeper into the "Ride it Out" phase. If you missed the first two, first check out Three Phases for Today’s Small Business, then read through Disrupt the Disruption to get the full picture. In the Ride it Out phase, we're attempting to do business after having made quick,…
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Keeping Teams Engaged in a Virtual Setting

Author - Peter Beaumont - May 2020
Virtual meetings are nothing new. In fact, they've been around for some time. Do you remember the start of teleconference calls? It wasn't that long ago! At the time, it seemed a novel concept to connect people without travel barriers. However, many of the same issues that arise during in-person meetings such as no clear agenda, people arriving late or…
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Three Phases for Today’s Small Business

Co-Authors - Steve & Terri Wilcox - April 2020
Companies are getting back to basics in order to survive, sustain and thrive. We all know where we are most at risk. Try thinking of these challenging times as phases. It's time to be proactive. How will you sort it out, ride it out and level the fishhook as much as you can? PHASE I - SURVIVE: The ‘Sort Out’…
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Fearless Leadership in These Tough Times

Author - Steve Wilcox - March 2020
Our business world faces disruptions, the likes of which we haven’t experienced before now. It’s time for leaders to step up. What does it take to be a leader as we face the unknowns and chaos? Resiliency and Optimism. That’s YOU, right now, TODAY. Are you up for the challenge? When the coronavirus first hit, few business leaders imagined we’d…
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