How Disney Found More Profit in the Magic Kingdom

How Disney Found More Profit in the Magic Kingdom

I have written all week on how profit is hot again and my cheat sheet for finding more profitable decisions in your business. Today I want to show you a real world example of a company doing this really well. Disney is the behemoth of the entertainment world. Box office hits, Disney parks, TV shows …

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Profitable Decisions Finder

A Cheat Sheet to Find Profitable Decisions

I wrote yesterday on how profit is hot again. Whether we like it or not, businesses need to shift their focus on finding profit levers that can be pulled without slowing down growth too much. That’s why I created a cheat sheet to the six major areas any company can use to increase profit. Not …

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Profit is Hot Again

Profit is Hot Again.

If you have children who are teenagers right now or if you have seen any teenagers recently, you have likely noticed how baggy their clothes are. It’s always weird to me the timing of fashion trends. Baggy clothes used to be hot in the 90s and they are now back in fashion. Sidenote, I always …

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Seven Lessons on Highly Effective Strategies

Seven Lessons on Highly Effective Strategies

In 1946, Peter Drucker released his famous book, Concept of a Corporation, after two long years of research at GM. He outlined what would become the theory of “management”, an idea he elaborated on for the next 60 years.  Drucker realized that strategy was the first step in successful management, especially in volatile environments. At …

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Starbucks is Haunted by the Ghost of Howard Schultz

Starbucks is Haunted by the Ghost of Howard Schultz

If you have ever seen a ghost hunting show, then you know that you never see actual ghosts. All you hear are the sounds of a clumsy spirit—knocking things over, tripping and angrily closing doors. Despite the lack of evidence, these TV shows do their best to make you believe in the supernatural. Instead of …

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King David and the Need for Shorter Strategies

King David and the Need for Shorter Strategies

We can excuse David for not having a plan when he was forced into exile after King Saul tried to kill him. David wandered through Israel and  joined forces with the Philistines—the mortal enemies of the Israelites. David knew he wanted to be king—and was even promised the kingship by God—but he didn’t have a …

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