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monthly business reviews

Get Monthly Business Reviews Right

Are you conducting thorough monthly business reviews? As they grow, many companies don’t take the…

Podcast EP 113 | “Think Time” is the Only Way to Become More Strategic

In order to become more strategic and more effective, leaders should aim for more think time. But…

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The Trap of Thinking That Software is Management

Software can be very powerful for enabling what you need to do in your business. But we have to be…

Podcast EP 112 | Coach vs Consultant – Which is right for you?

Coaches and consultants perform different roles in different situations for businesses. It's…

setting stretch targets

Setting Stretch Targets and How They Can Backfire

When the U.S. decided to put a man on the moon, they didn’t stretch their ambitious target by…

Podcast EP 111 | What is NPS 3.0 and How Can You Bring it to Life in Your Company?

The Net Promoter System measures how consistently brands turn customers into advocates - and it is…

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How Successful Leaders Prepare for the Week Ahead

Because our Lawrence & Co. team is completely virtual and only face-to-face once a year – and…

Podcast EP 110 | Common Questions (and Answers) about the Scaling Up Framework

What are the most common questions about the Scaling Up framework? In this week's Growth…

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Proactive Recruitment Strategies

What do you do when you have low numbers of candidates applying for open roles? In this challenging…

Podcast EP 109 | Why Building SOPs and Procedure Manuals Can Be a Waste of Time

Many scaling companies try to capture all their Standard Operating Procedures or SOPs in an effort…

Failing to Achieve Your Quarterly Goals

Are You Failing to Achieve Your Quarterly Goals?

So, you’re not going to reach your quarterly goals… Whether people admit they are failing or don’t…

Podcast EP 108 | Getting Deep Monthly Reporting Right for Your Business

How do you get deep monthly reporting right for your business? If you only skim financial and…

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Topgrading: Hire & Keep the Best Talent

Building a team without Topgrading is like building the Golden Gate Bridge from a kid’s crayon…

Podcast EP 107 | Software is Not Management

There's a trap that leaders can fall into, thinking that software can replace the important role…

how to teach people to think for themselves

How to Teach People to Think for Themselves

As a CEO or an executive, are you unintentionally doing other people's jobs? That could be a…

Podcast EP 106 | Why You Need a Cash Reserve to Weather the Storms

How much of a cash reserve should you have? Cash gives you options when the storms come - and they…

toxic a-players

Toxic A-Players: What to Do with Brilliant Jerks

We all have good days. We all have bad days. It's part of the human condition. Maybe we didn't get…

Podcast EP 105 | Why Stretch Targets are Garbage

Stretch targets are garbage. People set stretch targets in the hope that they will motivate a team…

how leaders should spend their time

How Leaders Should Spend Their Time

When you run a marathon, you look ahead to where you want to go, not down at where you are now.…

Podcast EP 104 | Habits Successful Leaders Practice to Prepare for the Week Ahead

The most successful leaders Brad Giles and Kevin Lawrence come across do the same things to…

barriers to business growth

Three Barriers to Business Growth

When we work to figure out what's really going on in companies experiencing a rough patch, we…

Podcast EP 103 | How to Encourage More Candidates to Apply for Job Vacancies

What should you do when you have low numbers of candidates applying for your job vacancies? Kevin…

ceo updates

Monthly Five-Minute CEO Updates

Ever heard of the telephone game? That’s when one person says something to someone who says it to…

Podcast EP 102 | The Problem with Best Practices, and What to do About it

There's a problem with best practices. People often talk about needing to implement best…

The Quarterly Strategic Planning Meeting

We’re already almost a quarter of the way through 2022 and I hope everything is going well for……

Podcast Episode 101 – What to do if You’re Failing to Achieve Your Quarterly Goals

Sometimes, it's mid-way through the quarter and you realize you are failing to achieve your goals.…

Podcast Episode 100 – Topgrading: Hire and Keep the Best Talent

Do you know how to source, spot, hire and keep the best talent for your organization? Topgrading…

The Weekly Leadership Team Meeting

The Weekly Team Meeting can be the most hated, boring event. These fall-asleep,…

Podcast Episode 99 – The Brilliant Jerk

The brilliant jerk is a phrase that was made famous in the Netflix culture deck, is also known as…

monthly leadership meeting

The Monthly Leadership Meeting

In many companies, there’s often a gap between their highly functioning quarterly planning and the…

Podcast EP 113 | “Think Time” is the Only Way to Become More Strategic

In order to become more strategic and more effective, leaders should aim for more think time. But…

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Podcast EP 112 | Coach vs Consultant – Which is right for you?

Coaches and consultants perform different roles in different situations for businesses. It's…

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Podcast EP 111 | What is NPS 3.0 and How Can You Bring it to Life in Your Company?

The Net Promoter System measures how consistently brands turn customers into advocates - and it is…

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Podcast EP 110 | Common Questions (and Answers) about the Scaling Up Framework

What are the most common questions about the Scaling Up framework? In this week's Growth…

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Podcast EP 109 | Why Building SOPs and Procedure Manuals Can Be a Waste of Time

Many scaling companies try to capture all their Standard Operating Procedures or SOPs in an effort…

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Podcast EP 108 | Getting Deep Monthly Reporting Right for Your Business

How do you get deep monthly reporting right for your business? If you only skim financial and…

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Podcast EP 107 | Software is Not Management

There's a trap that leaders can fall into, thinking that software can replace the important role…

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Podcast EP 106 | Why You Need a Cash Reserve to Weather the Storms

How much of a cash reserve should you have? Cash gives you options when the storms come - and they…

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Podcast EP 105 | Why Stretch Targets are Garbage

Stretch targets are garbage. People set stretch targets in the hope that they will motivate a team…

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Podcast EP 104 | Habits Successful Leaders Practice to Prepare for the Week Ahead

The most successful leaders Brad Giles and Kevin Lawrence come across do the same things to…

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Podcast EP 103 | How to Encourage More Candidates to Apply for Job Vacancies

What should you do when you have low numbers of candidates applying for your job vacancies? Kevin…

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Podcast Episode 101 – What to do if You’re Failing to Achieve Your Quarterly Goals

Sometimes, it's mid-way through the quarter and you realize you are failing to achieve your goals.…

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bottom line thinking

Bottom Line Thinking

It’s stimulating to talk about strategy, the possibility of dominating a market, or adding value…

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business advisors

Leverage Business Advisors to Quadruple Your IQ

How effective are you at gaining insights & opinions from true experts in business and in life…

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net promoter score

Why You Need to Upgrade to Net Promoter Score 3.0

Net Promoter Score (NPS) is an absolute favorite of mine to simply get a pulse on what your…

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cash reserves

Cash Reserves: Too Much, Not Enough or Not Sure?

Although we all know that cash flow is critical to the success of enduring companies, there are…

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best practices

Let’s Agree: Don’t Call Copying What Other People Do “Best Practices”

Some things in the boardroom drive me crazy. (Actually the list is quite long, but we don't need to…

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quarterly planning

Quarterly Planning: Are You Achieving Your #1 Goals for Work, Self & Life Halfway Through 2022?

I love checkpoints. We’re often so busy that we need an external prompt to contemplate where we are…

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scaling up

The 5 Most Common Questions Asked About Scaling Up

Scaling Up is a framework initially found in a book called Rockefeller Habits. This simple,…

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monthly business reviews

Get Monthly Business Reviews Right

Are you conducting thorough monthly business reviews? As they grow, many companies don’t take the…

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Common Mistakes Leaders Make

From issues managing cash and people, and a lack of clarity on strategy and values, Advisor to CEOs…

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Leadership Secrets to Success

Kevin Lawrence, advisor to CEOs and executive teams, talks about listening to the cues that tell…

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Building an Executive Team that Kicks Ass

In 20 years of coaching, this is one of my favourite techniques for creating a spectacularly-strong…

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