Category Brainstorming

You Be The One To Fill Those Needs!

You Be The One To Fill Those Needs! By Brian Hazelgren Most of the books you read on the subject of finding a small business will tell you that the best place to start is with matching your skills and experiences to some business that requires those skills. For example, if you love to cook, […]

WORKPLACE WELLNESS FOR SMALL BUSINESS – PART II

Workplace Wellness for Small Business – Part II by Brian Hazelgren

Leveraging Your Centers of Influence

What a Center of Influence Can Do For You Setting out to build an IT consulting enterprise, I realized fairly quickly that his target market, Information Technology (IT) Managers in major corporations, wanted to deal with name brand companies. They felt comfortable buying products and services from well-established, well-known companies for one primary reason: if they make a […]

Strategic Planning – Part 5

What do I Need to Know Before I Start the Planning Process?  The following addresses the concerns of the pre-planning stage. This stage is divided into four phases, each addressing different issues and questions. They are: To plan or not to plan Pre-requisites for planning Level of planning Involving an External Consultant Once the decision […]

Wildfire Spread of Brainstorming

The Wildfire Spread of Brainstorming Since its birth in 1941, brainstorming has spread throughout the world. The technique is known to most educated managers; but, sadly, it is often applied ineffectually because of poor training and lack of access to quality training material. Nevertheless, it is used by nearly all of the world’s largest companies […]

Wildfire Spread of Brainstorming

The Wildfire Spread of Brainstorming Since its birth in 1941, brainstorming has spread throughout the world. The technique is known to most educated managers; but, sadly, it is often applied ineffectually because of poor training and lack of access to quality training material. Nevertheless, it is used by nearly all of the world’s largest companies […]

Brainstorming Your Way to New Heights!

Brainstorming Techniques for New Ideas By Brian Hazelgren What is Brainstorming? Brainstorming is an incredible tool that all executives should engage in with their team on a regular basis. In just a few short minutes a day, you can literally create new ideas that will move your company to the next level of success…or even […]