culture

It’s About The Experience

by Karen Jackson | 4 Comments

These four words from Howard Schultz of Starbuck’s [SBUX] fame should keep CEO’s up at night. OK, leaders of those rare companies with a one-of-a-kind product and a significant barrier to entry can go back to sleep. Everyone else better stay up until they understand how important those words are to the health of their company. continue reading »

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6 Places To Look When Your Business is Stuck

by Karen Jackson | 8 Comments

Each day I have the privilege of working with business owners who’ve decided they want something more. Something more than that feeling like they’re running on a treadmill, expending a ton of energy, muscling their way through the hard parts, but not exactly arriving at the destination in mind. And it really is a privilege, because it’s not easy for CEO’s to ask for help, to set aside ego, to reveal that perhaps we don’t have all the answers, or have gotten too close to the issues to see them objectively. I know. I’ve been there myself, and confess that there were days I’d gladly swap jobs with the UPS guy. continue reading »

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The Paradoxical Commandments

by Karen Jackson | 19 Comments

 

Yes, this is a business blog. But hang in with me – you’ll see why it’s relevant. continue reading »

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Advice: Know Your Corporate Culture

by Karen Jackson | 6 Comments

Establishing a corporate culture as early on as possible is Karen Jackson’s, CEO of Jackson Solutions, secret to effective management. While cultures at different companies can look very different, Jackson said its key to create an environment that works for you as the business owner. continue reading »

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