How to Keep Your Business Plan Lean and Efficient

How to Keep Your Business Plan Lean and Efficient

No business plan should be written in stone. Business conditions are always changing, the marketplace is always in flux, and your lean business plan should reflect these changes. But lean “doesn’t just mean thin,” says Tim Berry, president of Palo Alto Software, Inc....

Questions a Lean Manager Should Ask Employees

Leadership begins with asking the right questions. Your job as a Lean manager is to collect data gathered through observation, study, conversation, and more, analyze it, discover efficiencies, and then convey your vision for improvement to key persons. You cannot have...

Online Videos as Promotional Tools

Every major brand today seems to be creating original video as a marketing and branding tool. Should automotive aftermarket businesses use online videos to promote products and services? The answer is: It depends. It depends on your strengths, your level of...

Nine Traits that Define Great Leadership

Becoming a great leader is something to which many business professionals aspire, and it’s an ongoing process to make the shift from being a competent leader to a truly remarkable leader. In a recent Inc.com post, Peter Economy, author of The Management Bible,...