Author: CJ McClanahan

Move the needle: Pareto principle

Imagine for a minute that you have a daughter who is selling Girl Scout cookies, and she is obsessed (or maybe it’s you who’s obsessed, but that’s another column) with outselling everyone else in...

Move the needle – Simplify

As I write this message, Facebook has just completed its first day of trading on the NASDAQ and closed $.23 above its opening price of $38. Already there are dozens of “Was Facebook Overhyped”...

Move the needle: Time

Successful executives (and people for that matter) understand the difference between an interest and a commitment. An interest is something they’d like to do if time permits. A commitment is an item that absolutely...

Move the needle: Automatic leadership

You’ve just completed another 65-hour week and had the realization something’s got to change. No amount of money is worth all this stress, exhaustion and time away from family. It’s time to bring on...