Why MBOs are Oldies but Goodies

Why MBOs are Oldies but Goodies

MBOs? Should I pull out my scrunchies and legwarmers, too? Okay, MBOs (Management By Objectives) may be a little old school, but they are in the “oldie, but goodie” category. Here’s why: Clarity Creators: I like to use these with W-2s employees – people that are...
Addressing our most FAQ: “What Comes Next?”

Addressing our most FAQ: “What Comes Next?”

“That was a great strategic planning session – now what happens?” I get this a lot. Our clients finally take the plunge, have a great strategy session with us, we hit it off, and have presented the plan.  As we tell all of our clients, you can now do one...
What we care about: Lifecycle Building Center

What we care about: Lifecycle Building Center

You hear us talking about Mission, Vision and Values a lot at CSR. – it is a key part of us eating our own cooking.  Within our core values, we have one that is delicate in nature: caring.  I say ‘delicate’ because it seems hard to quantify and measure. However,...
Mission Statements: Your “Focus Insurance”

Mission Statements: Your “Focus Insurance”

Happy New Year! A while back, we discussed the 3 reasons why your company will fail without a mission statement.  Though all true and essential, it was a little scary and sought to grab your attention by using the ‘f’ word. Now let’s talk about this important issue...
“Yes, but what do you do…?”

“Yes, but what do you do…?”

I have been schooled of late on the best practices of social media. “Keep it fun.” “Keep it light.” “Make it about establishing your voice and having a watercooler chat.” “Don’t go too business-y or you’ll lose ‘em.” I get it; I hate reading boring blogs and posts...