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Internal Work Part 1

30 Dec 2019 Posted by Site Admin in Uncategorized

Internal Work, Part I By Chuck Violand December 30, 2019 As part of the Strategies for Success program I’ve done through Jon-Don for years, I walk the class through a thumbnail visioning exercise and ask them to paint a word picture of how they want…

Kens Advice

17 Dec 2019 Posted by Site Admin in Uncategorized

Ken’s Advice By Chuck Violand December 16, 2019 A short while ago, I was listening to the podcast of an interview Tim Ferriss did with Ken Burns, a highly acclaimed American documentary filmmaker. In the interview, Ken talked about the three things he uses to…

Three Qualities Part 3

09 Dec 2019 Posted by Site Admin in Uncategorized

Three Qualities, Part III By Chuck Violand December 2, 2019 The third quality that we have found leads to a company’s success, and one that is also critical to maintaining profitable growth, is perseverance. Having the focus to establish a handful of business priorities and…

Three Qualities Part 2

09 Dec 2019 Posted by Site Admin in Uncategorized

Three Qualities, Part II By Chuck Violand November 18, 2019 Two of the three qualities that we have found lead to a company’s success work hand-in-hand, yet they’re significantly different. The first is focus, which involves identifying and directing the company’s efforts and resources on…

Three Qualities Part 1

09 Dec 2019 Posted by Site Admin in Uncategorized

Three Qualities, Part I By Chuck Violand November 4, 2019 One of the favorite parts of my work at Violand Management is when I’m able to conduct our new client onboarding webinar. This is usually the first conference we have with new clients. It’s where…

Loafing

21 Oct 2019 Posted by Site Admin in Uncategorized

Loafing By Chuck Violand October 21, 2019 In the late 1800’s, a French agricultural engineer named Max Ringelmann conducted experiments to determine if people pulling on a rope pulled as hard when they pulled as a group as they did when pulling individually. To his…

Flying Coach

07 Oct 2019 Posted by Site Admin in Uncategorized

Flying Coach By Chuck Violand October 7, 2019 Our local newspaper recently had an article about Holly Branson flying economy on a Virgin Airline flight with her three kids in tow. What made this story newsworthy is that Holly is the daughter of billionaire Richard…

Island Vacations

23 Sep 2019 Posted by Site Admin in Uncategorized

Island Vacations By Chuck Violand September 23, 2019 After being invited to attend a business conference in Australia awhile back, my wife and I took the opportunity to extend our stay and spend a little time exploring. We spent extra time on Hamilton Island, a…

Competing Too Much

10 Sep 2019 Posted by Site Admin in Uncategorized

Competing Too Much By Chuck Violand September 9, 2019 If you’re like most business owners you’re probably hardwired to be competitive and to want to be right. Many of us have been socialized this way most of our lives, starting from when we were kids….

Enlarged Hearts

26 Aug 2019 Posted by Site Admin in Uncategorized

Enlarged Hearts By Chuck Violand August 26, 2019 Being told by a doctor that you have an enlarged heart is not great news, and the consequences can be severe, despite the symptoms not always being easy to detect. The remedies to address the condition can…