Action Systems

The final pointer on the Promise Guide Compass is all about where the rubber meets the road!  Taking decisive and deliberate development steps and action to achieve a given outcome. It is not just about effort. It is about strategic action which executes the plans of the other systems of the compass. When deploying these action steps…

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Creativity is the incubator for adapting to change. Change is inevitable so we must open ourselves up to seeing life through the lens of creativity, so we are not burdened with fear but blessed with opportunities.

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Navigation Systems

As we become more familiar with the Promise Culture Compass and use it to keep your successful business pointing in the correct direction, we need to consider how we navigate using the model.  We therefore look at the navigation systems. This part of the model includes such aspects as identifying the destination you are wanting to arrive at and the plan and path to get there (the map). Additionally, having metrics to…

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Discovery Systems

Last week we focused on placing the Guidance Systems in place for future growth.  Hopefully you invested some time to either create your own Purpose and core values for the organization or have made the commitment to get that in place for 2024.  If your organization is already living to a Purpose and Core Values, then it is a good time to raise awareness and how it touches every aspect of your future success. Today we move into looking at the Promise Culture Compass that focuses on Discovery or Exploration Systems.

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Walt Disney once said – “Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.” We can all have the pleasure of a vivid imagination if we give ourselves permission to look beyond what is to what can be.

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Guidance Systems

The traditional end of summer – Labor Day is behind us. Although we will still have some very nice days before the fall and winter weather arrive, this time of year in our businesses is critical to our future growth. Much like farmers in our food chain, your business is currently in the process of…

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Our culture has many things which individuals believe are motivating. Motivation is not an external thing but an internal worth. Things come and go with the fads of the time, but internal self-worth is a lifetime of value and drive. It will raise you up to challenge your greatest fears and allow you to celebrate your successes.

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Labor Day 2023

This coming Monday is a celebration of all the various talents of our country and the working people who have contributed to its past, current, and future success.  Our people are the backbone of this nation and on this day, we take time to recognize that each of us has a critical role in adding value to our communities, and our nation as a whole.

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Back to School

Here in the USA, we are headed back to school. Some states have already started, and others are beginning shortly. This is a time for all of us to pause and understand that learning is not limited to certain months of a year or certain years of our lives. Learning is a lifelong commitment and endeavor to better ourselves for the good of society.

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