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Ditch the Generalizations for Better, Faster Problem-Solving

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It’s funny. As I look back over the last few months, I see a pattern. Many of these newsletters have been about solving problems: how to solve them smarter, how to solve them faster. How to solve them better. Here’s why: solving problems IS the work of running a successful business.

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2.29.2024
Eric Crews

Building a Second Business: Don’t Take Shortcuts

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“Past performance is no guarantee of future results.” It’s true of the stock market, and it’s true for us entrepreneurs, too. While you’re building up a business, the journey feels like a roller coaster. But when you look back on that journey, the path tends to flatten into a simple straight line. In other words: it looks easier once you’ve done it before.

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2.22.2024
Eric Crews

The Impact Of Blind Spots On Your Business

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How hard is it to “know thyself?” According to concepts like the Johari Window, your blind spots are the things that are unknown to you. They’re things you can’t recognize as true about yourself. I believe we all have blind spots. But for the most part, our eyes are more open than we think.

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2.15.2024
Eric Crews

Vishal Sachar and Daniel Heck Join Crews & co. as Growth Consultants

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Crews & co. is pleased to announce Vishal Sachar and Daniel Heck as the newest additions to the firm’s consulting team!

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2.14.2024
Crews & co.

Ditch the Generalizations for Better, Faster Problem-Solving

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As I look back over the last few months, I see a pattern. Many of these newsletters have been about solving problems: how to solve them smarter, how to solve them faster. How to solve them better. Here’s why: solving problems IS the work of running a successful business. There isn’t a day when you arrive to a company that operates in a problem-free zone. As long as you continue to grow, continue to employ people, and continue to deal with customers……you’ll have problems.

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2.8.2024
Eric Crews

Are Your Layoffs Actually Performance-Based?

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When COVID arrived, it had been quite a while since our last “reset.” Teams were trimmed down to retain the highest performers. Companies were right-sized. And, in the case of our clients, they were often better off in the long run.

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2.1.2024
Eric Crews

Webinar - Employment Equity Incentives: Practical and Tax Considerations

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‍Join Crews & co. and Partridge, Snow & Hahn to learn when, why, and how to structure equity incentives for your team.

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Webinars
2.1.2024
Crews & co.

How to Hire an OKRs Consultant

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An OKR consultant can lead an OKR rollout that’s tailored to your company's unique structure and vision. But what should you look for in an OKR consulting firm? And what results should you expect from a consultant-guided implementation?

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OKRs
1.26.2024
Crews & co.

Why Do Entrepreneurs Avoid Tough Decisions?

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I guarantee that today, right now, there’s a decision you’re putting off inside your business. And there’s a good chance it’s a decision that you need to make sooner than later. The important stuff is the hard stuff. Hard stuff makes us overcomplicate things. It makes us emotional. It adds confusion when what we need most is clarity. So, in an effort to bring some clarity to that decision I KNOW you’re ignoring, I’m going to dig into the possible reasons WHY you aren’t making it.

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1.25.2024
Eric Crews