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A Fool with a Tool is Still a Fool

By Michael Menard Any software you implement in your organization should enable or enhance a business process. Unfortunately, many people mistakenly believe that the software or technology itself is the solution, when in reality, technology is at best 10 percent of the value equation—the other 90 percent is based on the human factor. Knowing this, […]

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The Top 5 Pitfalls that Derail Corporate Decision Making

By Michael Menard Despite the wealth of information available to us these days, many of today’s best and brightest business leaders still make poor decisions. This is unfortunate, because sound decision making is at the heart of every company’s success. Even if you have the best education and years of experience, it’s still possible—and common—to […]

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Four Things You Have to Get Right in Business

By Michael Menard Most organizations know that in order to grow and be an industry leader, they have to continually innovate and undertake key projects that lead to growth. Unfortunately, many companies do so in a haphazard or non-strategic way. Here’s what typically happens: Leaders keep saying yes as various projects and ideas are presented […]