Episode 108 – Are your systems lacking?

Systems are crucial for the strong running and longevity of any organization.  Another way to think of systems is the acronym – SYSTEM – Save Your Self Time Energy Money.  In today’s episode, Dawn Shuler shares different ways the need for systems to show up, and how having great systems sets an organization up for success and sustainability. Other podcast episodes referenced:  The top 5 books you must read, How you process the world, and Manage expectations.  
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Episode 91 – I don’t want to know

Are there situations (like employees leaving, team members fading out or ghosting) where you’re not asking questions? Or you aren’t getting the dialogue going to find out what’s happening? What is NOT knowing costing you? What questions should you be asking? Why are you leaving? What has changed? Is there something different you would have liked to see from us? Are there resources we could have provided? What would have made this a more successful experience for you? Other podcast episodes referenced: Gap Analysis and Top 5 books you must read.
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Gap Analysis

Much of what we do here at The Shuler Goup is finding holes and gaps, and then filling those holes and bridging those gaps. One of the exercises we take our clients through as well as something we do here in our own business, is what we call gap analysis. One method is to sit down and brainstorm with your team about certain factors or metrics. Let’s say, for example, revenue. First, you have to recognize (know) what your revenue is. Then you look at where you want it to be. Sometimes there’s a gap between those two numbers. You
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Episode 76 – The Danger of Single Facet Thinking

As Abraham Maslow once said, “If all you have is a hammer, then everything looks like a nail.” That’s the danger of single-facet thinking.  If you imagine an organization as a three-legged stool, what happens if you only focus and build one leg?  It falls over.  Listen in to today’s episode as Dawn Shuler illustrates the three legs needed and examples when an organization does not value all three.
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