Norman Wolfe

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

A whimsical drawing and poignant saying from Brian Andreas of Storypeople ® awaits me almost every morning and I wanted to share today’s email with you. It feels especially important as we walk through today’s less than financially rosy world.

I once had a garden filled with flowers that grew only on dark thoughts but they need Read more

By |March 23rd, 2011|Leadership, Management, Norman Wolfe, Organization & Culture|Comments Off on How Does Your Garden Grow?

Who is to Blame?

We continue to hear people calling for the business community to be more accountable for their actions.  Nowhere is this stronger than in the relationship business has with our environment, our planet and its resources.

I don’t want to pretend this is a simple issue and one that can be easily addressed.  I do not believe Read more

By |March 17th, 2011|Innovation, Leadership, Management, Norman Wolfe, Organization & Culture, Strategy, Strategy Execution, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Who is to Blame?

Executing an Innovative Strategy

As we discussed last week there is a difference between an Incremental Strategy and Innovation Strategy.

All strategies are designed to improve performance, which means you are going to do something different than what you are doing. Whenever you establish a new strategy, you are establishing a desire to change something.  Whether it is incremental or Read more

By |March 16th, 2011|Innovation, Leadership, Management, Norman Wolfe, Organization & Culture, Strategy, Strategy Execution, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Executing an Innovative Strategy

Are you simply improving or innovating? Knowing makes a difference

Everyone has a strategy. Simply put a strategy is a definition of the results you want to create and an approach of how you think you will manifest those results. Why do I say everyone has a strategy? Because without a strategy, you would have no basis for making any decision.

When it comes to executing Read more

By |March 9th, 2011|Innovation, Leadership, Management, Norman Wolfe, Organization & Culture, Strategy Execution|Comments Off on Are you simply improving or innovating? Knowing makes a difference

Employ the Unemployed

I was having lunch recently with the Vice President of a former client. During the lunch she shared one of her pet peeves. “Why do we still hold onto the old belief that anyone unemployed is not as good a candidate as those that are currently employed?” Read more...
By |February 18th, 2011|Innovation, Leadership, Management, Norman Wolfe, Organization & Culture, Recruitment & Corporate Hiring Solutions, Strategy|Comments Off on Employ the Unemployed

Make the Most of Your Hard Work in 2011

Start the New Year Out Right by Attending This Insightful and Informative Seminar

Specialists from Quantum Leaders and Tax & Financial Group will discuss ways you can gain new business results, while ensuring you and your company are protected and positioned for growth in 2011!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

7:30 – 8:00 am Networking

8:00 – 9:00 am Read more

By |January 27th, 2011|Norman Wolfe, Strategy Execution|Comments Off on Make the Most of Your Hard Work in 2011

What Jack Welch Started – Jeff Immelt Ends.

It is not about making money. It is not about maximizing shareholder values. Those components of business are the gauges on the system that produces goods and services that have value for customers.
By |December 17th, 2010|Leadership, Norman Wolfe|5 Comments