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Tom's Thoughts this week...(20201016)

This week on our blog...

"Never stop making relationship deposits even when it's hard or you see it as a waste of time." Gerald Parsons of Life Languages is our guest blogger this week and his article is a must-read. It is all about relationship equity and how that investment gives you a return in business value but also a return on individual investment (ROII). Win-Wins are my favorite - and so are new terms like ROII! READ MORE


This week on our podcast...

We all want to be seen, heard, and understood. Most relationships fail and most management problems are due to miscommunication and misunderstanding. How as business owners can we overcome this? Well, on this week’s Maximize Business Value Podcast, I chat with Gerald Parsons, CEO of Life Languages, and Rich Russo their VP of Corporate Development, and they have the solution. Life Languages cracks the code to effective communication. Join us as we discuss Life Languages and the vital role communication plays in the effectiveness, profitability, and value of companies. See you online! Hope you catch it here or watch us on youtube. No time to read, here is the transcript.


This week on my screen and on my mind...

Take Your Profile at Life Languages LINK

If you haven't already done this, I highly recommend taking one of the Life Languages assessments. Investing a tiny amount to gain great insights into your own communication style - something every great leader needs to understand!

The Power of a 90-Day World LINK

As you already know, I'm a big fan of EOS - the Entrepreneurial Operating System - a process that revolves around setting quarterly objectives. Here's a great article about living in a 90-day world.

The Most Important Question You Can Ask Your Employees LINK

If you've followed my blog posts from the beginning, you already know that I have a love/hate relationship with Home Depot. But there is little doubt that it's a well-run business. Here's a short article about how the founders built the culture.

Free Webinar Thursday! LINK

Mark Mitford will be joining me for a Free WEBINAR this Thursday, October 22nd, from 10:30 - 11:30 AM. We will be talking about Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve the Value of Your Business with Human Capital. See you there!




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