The Top 7 Traits of a Data-Driven Organization

We are drowned in oceans of data; nevertheless, it seems as if we seldom have sufficient information.  —Eli Goldratt Today, companies are generating more and more data—but more data doesn’t necessarily translate into better performance. In fact, as various functions … Read More

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How to Run a Board Meeting [Webinar]

Many CEOs struggle with one of their core responsibilities: leading effective board meetings. There’s a lot riding on these sessions, yet CEOs tend to allow the same mistakes to happen again and again—pointless deep dives into the data, muddled decision making, and lack of clarity on the strategic priorities of the business. … Read More

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Get the Most Out of Experts with These Two Questions

At this stage of my career—after more than twenty-five years as an entrepreneur and CEO—one of the most fulfilling parts of my week is meeting with other entrepreneurs. Whether it’s through office hours at Capital Factory or meetings in my … Read More

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Goal-Setting Exercise: Can You Diagnose the Problem with Each of These 4 Goals?

Writing effective goals for your team is an essential management skill. In fact, if you’re bad at writing goals, it’s almost better to not do goals at all. Clear, inspiring, and meaningful goals create engagement—but confusing, poorly measured goals create … Read More

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What’s Better Than AI?

Artificial intelligence promises to be one of the most disruptive forces of the next ten years. It’s already a prominent talking point among 2020 presidential candidates. Google CEO Sundar Pichai has said that AI is more important than fire or … Read More

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[Guide] Set Effective Goals for This Quarter

As a new quarter begins, it’s time to check your organization’s strategic goals, assess where you are, and create a new set of goals for the coming 90 days. … Read More

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Join Us for a Strategic Planning Workshop in Austin on April 17

Do you have an upcoming board meeting, fundraising round, or strategic planning session—or just some open strategic questions? Well, we’ve got the event for you. On Wednesday, April 17, at 4pm, we’re holding an exclusive strategic planning workshop in partnership … Read More

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New Whitepaper: Don’t Stop at Strategy

At Khorus, software is a big part of what we do. But no app can instantly transform your business on its own. Organizational change is notoriously hard, and that’s why we not only offer extensive hands-on services and support to … Read More

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The Basics of an Effective Employee Compensation Plan

Every manager worries about whether their top performers are happy with their jobs. It’s an understandable concern when reports find that about 71 percent of US employees are actively looking for their next opportunity. The first solution that occurs to many managers … Read More

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The 4 Levels of Employee Motivation

What motivates the employees at your organization to do their best work? Are they working just for a paycheck, or do they feel that they are making a positive impact in the organization—and on its customers? Over the past few … Read More

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