Stretch First, then Scale

Stretch First, then Scale

Working with growth-focused companies, we see a recurring theme: they achieve significant growth then stall because their infrastructure can’t keep up. Their revenue doesn’t match the structure and processes to sustain. We have seen $100 million organizations...
Seasons of Life

Seasons of Life

Take a moment to imagine your life in three years. I reflected on this while updating my Vision during our recent Stretch Your Impact training. I realized “Wow, the next three years are going to look very different than the past three years!” I needed to...
How can I help?

How can I help?

One simple question: How can I help? This is the question my mentor asked me years ago when I was complaining about my first job out of college. My strengths were not being fully utilized and my direct manager didn’t care. As a result, I was an unhappy camper and had...
Focus on the Constraint

Focus on the Constraint

When I worked at Procter and Gamble, one of the best trainings I attended was Theory of Constraints. I was a new Mechanical Engineer in “Dry Laundry” (yes, for the young people…  there was powder before pods). I was in the Product Supply division supporting the...