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If you're a board-level executive in a business with 20+ employees or $10m-R50m in revenue, then we have a name for your kind of business. We call you "The Small Giants."

These are often owner-managed businesses, or business units within a larger whole whose Managing Director or General Manager has a large degree of latitude in running the business or unit.

If you're interested in business improvement, this podcast is for you.

The Skeptical Executive Podcast looks at the philosophy of business and latest management fads with a skeptical eye.

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Jul 26, 2018

Coaching has a very high ROI; Use evidence-based coaching; try to find a professional / certificed coach; beware the "halo effect." Be very clear when working with teams.
So says the Professor and Uncommon Friends Endowed Chair in Ethics at the Lutgert College of Business which is the business school at the Florida Gulf...

Jul 5, 2018

John A Parnell wrote a paper that has been downloaded 10 times a day for the last five years. It concerns the clarity of strategy. He offers three ways you could be doing it wrong -- and one success story.

Jul 4, 2018

I'm an innovation consultant. I sell Innovation Days. But I'm not convinced that every business needs innovation.

People like me say: "Innovate or die." But my car mechanic hasn't innovated in 20 years and he's still around.

In this episode, Phil McKinney agrees with me -- and then tells me what I'm missing.