How to Make Good Decisions

How To Make Good Decisions

Decisions, big and small, are required on an ongoing basis. Without an effective way to make a decision, you can get stuck very easily–or even worse–make bad decisions. In this Thrive in 5 video, Tom shows you great ways to think through a decision-making process.

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Annual Planning

Annual Planning

As you reach the end of the year, your attention as an owner or executive of your business turns toward planning for next year. One of the most effective ways to build that plan is to engage in an annual planning session. In this video, Tom will outline things he’s learned facilitating annual planning sessions…

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Mosquitos, Rodents and Black Swans

Mosquitos, Rodents and Black Swans

It’s easy to focus a lot of attention on the things that are working in our businesses. But, in doing so we often miss a diverse set of hostile and antagonist forces that could create bigger problems for us. In this video, Tom outlines three categories of problems that we need to be aware of…

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Problems or Decisions

Problems or Decisions

We examine the words of Richard Koch and Laura Posey to determine the difference between problems and decisions that need to be made. Don’t let fear, uncertainty, and other road blocks keep you from coming to a resolution.

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Managing by Commitment Part 2: The Circle

Managing by Commitment Part 2 - The Circle

In the Part 2 of this leadership video, Tom focuses on the alternate path to managing by assumption or expectation – managing by commitment. This process can radically impact how you manage and the results you get from implementing it in your life and shred business. If Tom only had one lesson he could teach…

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Managing by Commitment Part 1: The Gap

Managing by Commitment Part 1 - The Gap

As a leader in your shred business, it’s easy to get frustrated and annoyed by team members who don’t do what you expect them to do. When their actions do not live up to your expectations, you get stuck in the “gap”. In Part 1 of this two-part business leadership training video series, Tom explains…

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