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Brendan Leonard Promoted to President of Crews & co. Finance Services

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Crews & co. is pleased to announce Brendan Leonard as the new President of Finance Services!

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2.7.2023
Eric Crews

Use the Personal Leverage Exercise to Be Happier and More Productive at Work

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When your people are optimizing the way they spend their time and effort, it serves them AND the organization. Your team is happier and more productive, and the company sees the benefit in lower turnover, increased profitability, and higher customer satisfaction.

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2.2.2023
Eric Crews

How to Back Out of Business Operations and Step Into Your CEO Shoes

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I’ve helped many leadership teams make tough decisions when it comes to “good enough” employees. These are often some of the most loyal folks who may even be a great cultural fit. But when it comes down to it, the company needs someone different in their seat. Here’s the irony: although so many CEOs have seen how being “good enough” holds back the business, they don’t ever think it applies to them.

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1.26.2023
Eric Crews

Avoid These Mistakes When Hiring Your Leadership Team

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Executive comp is one of the hardest things for growing businesses to get right. Bringing the right people on board really is 90% of the success of your company. But finding the right people and getting them to stick around? That’s one of the most difficult things you’ll ever have to do.

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1.19.2023
Eric Crews

Crews & co. Reaches 100 Active Clients

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Crews & co., the leading management consulting firm for small and medium-sized businesses, has officially increased its roster to 100 clients.

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1.17.2023
Eric Crews

Every Entrepreneur Should Be a Little More Paranoid

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Let’s talk about trust. In business, trust is considered a critical factor in great leadership, outstanding customer relationships, and, ultimately, success. But entrepreneurs also need a healthy dose of skepticism, suspicion, and even paranoia.

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1.12.2023
Eric Crews

Crews & co. Partners with Broadreach Staffing for Executive Search Offering

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Broadreach Staffing Solutions is the latest company to join the Crews & co. network of resources. The firms are partnering to offer Crews & co. clients access to new recruitment capabilities through executive search.

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1.10.2023
Eric Crews

Purpose And Profitability Both Matter—But They Aren’t The Same Thing

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Why are you in business? Are you here to make money? Or are you here to achieve a mission? Hint: it’s a false choice. One of the thorniest issues I see when working with companies is how to reconcile purpose with profitability. There are many different viewpoints on this issue—but since this is my newsletter, you get to hear my personal take. ;)

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1.5.2023
Eric Crews

Business Reflections: What We Learned in 2022

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When we stay open to the lessons life has to teach us, we grow. We make better decisions. We iterate faster. We communicate more effectively. So every year around this time, it’s worth looking back on what the year has taught you. And thinking about how you can use those lessons to be smarter, wiser, and happier in the year to come. We polled our consulting team to each share one thing they learned this year with you.

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12.29.2022
Eric Crews