You Don’t Need More Time…

You need room to think. Most business owners and CEOs here in Iowa do a great job of making time for their personal and professional life. There really is no such thing as Work/Life Balance; it’s more like Work/Life Integration. The problem most leaders face is the nagging feeling that you should have done more. […]
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Are You Stuck In A Rut?

I work with business owners and CEOs here in the Iowa area that tell me they feel stuck in a rut with no way out. We all face it at times, especially if you are an entreprenuer who loves change and shinny new toys. How long you stay stuck is up to you. “The difference […]
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Do Something Different.

In order to do something you’ve never done before, you need to do something you’ve never done before. Mike Kleis. This sounds simple, but it’s often hard to do. We are creatures of habit and for many of us, we like our habits more than we like change. Even change that we know will help. […]
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Getting Answers Is Easy…

getting good answers is much harder. Seems like everyone has an opinion about something. Ask 10 people and get 10 answers. The real problem is getting answers you can trust. At Renaissance Executive Forums Iowa, we say we have more “Questions to your Answers.” No, that’s not backwards. The fact is, you already know what […]
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This Is Not A Mailbox…

and a business plan is not a business plan if it’s not in writing. I’ve met lots of businesss owners and CEOs here in Iowa who tell me they have a great plan but admit it’s not in writing. This is a real challenge if you want your team to not only follow you, but […]
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The Time Is Now…

to start plannig your exit – it’s sooner than you think. Do you own the type of comapny that you would buy today? increased revenue is just one aspect of a successful business. Profit margins, recurring revenues, market leadership, and a fully engaged team are also very importnat. Now is a great time to go […]
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Iowa’s Best CEO Peer Groups.

Not to brag, but we have the best CEO Peer Group members in all of Iowa. Most of our group members have been with us over 5 years and recently we awarded two members for 10 years of membership. Therefore, it is obvious we have the best CEO Peer Groups in Iowa (I was going […]
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