“Jim, what has made all the difference in the last few quarters is that our managers aren’t just communicating, they are connecting.” I recently heard this from Andy, the Integrator at Weather Shield Roofing Systems in Grand Rapids. How cool is this? His comment was a light bulb moment for me. It has been said
You Have to Give Up to Go Up It is a business truth that organizations are like organisms – they are either growing or dying. (As a personal side note hearing this once from a scientist when I was younger made sense. Now as I get older, I would like to dispute it but alas, I am told
I am sitting in a session with a client and we are making sure to flush out all the issues.
The sales and marketing director is going through his list as I write them up on the board. He finishes his list by saying, “And I need to be on the Issues List as well.” This gathered a few looks but I told the group that we had bigger fish to fry so we were not going to dive into solving any of the issues just yet.