Archive for October, 2015

Losing sleep over your business?

Losing sleep over your business?

Are you losing sleep over your business? Wide awake at 3am fraught with money worries? It is the single most common comment I hear on first meeting a CEO or the owners of a business where the business is in financial distress. Somewhere between swimming and drowning, the business is best described as being in the land of the living dead. In a career spanning 25 years, I have helped many business owners get their business unstuck from what is at best survival mode. I was asked recently by the director of a turnaround client, “How do you do what…

Vision Precedes Business Growth

Vision Precedes Business Growth

“Vision is what pulls at our emotions and creates desire to challenge the status quo” – Steven DuPuis, Founder of the DuPuis Group When you started your business, what kind of thoughts and emotions did you have about where you wanted it to go and how you would go about achieving your vision? Did you have these thoughts at all, or were you focused purely on the present and doing whatever needed to be done in the moment? Ultimately, if your business isn’t growing, it’s stagnating which, in this day of accelerating disruption, inevitably will lead to contraction and decline….