3 Key Points in this Episode:
- Don’t let the lowest common denominator cause you to lose star employees.
- Create operational systems that support external growth.
- Be flexible so that when unexpected things happen you can get past them.
Episode 123: At the top of most business leaders lists of priorities is growing the business. With so many businesses failing each year it is apparent that there is a problem with securing and managing enough profitable growth to keep the doors open.
Are there any specific strategies that you can use to support growth?
Yes, there are and that is why I have brought today’s guest on the podcast.
Bio of Today’s Guest
Decades ago, Karen helped create the (then) fastest growing – and fastest to a billion dollars in revenue – company in American history: Compaq Computer. After working as part of the senior leadership team at Compaq for fourteen years, she left and began her consulting practice.
Today Karen helps senior leaders create internal strategies that support their organizations’ external growth. Let’s find out if Karen is ready to talk about how to build a better business.
You can reach Karen at KarenWalker.us.
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Key Take Away
The key takeaway from today’s episode is you should never let the lowest common denominator in your team cause you to lose star employees. Additionally, I appreciated the point that Karen made about creating operating systems that work and being flexible enough to handle the unexpected things that happen in business.
Next episode we are going to replay the episode that has the most plays in this podcasts history. Dorie Clark is one of my favorite authors and she came on the podcast to talk about how to have multiple revenue streams.
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