Posts about Think Big

By February 15, 2012

Rearranging the deck chairs ain’t gonna fix your marketing.

Every wonder what happens when you try to use “marketing” to fix a bad strategy? BlackBerry is set to show us just how well that works.

By January 25, 2012

The 3 Perils of Small Business Marketing

Making marketing “work” comes down to three key ingredients: Strategy, Execution, and Accountability. Here’s why owners struggle to get it right, and 3 priceless tips to fix anemic marketing.

By January 18, 2012

Grow Your Business with Annual Company Goals, Part 2: Achieving Your Goals

In the first part of this series, we talked about setting your SMART goals. This article is all about making them happen. Measuring your progress and adjusting your timeline ensures that your goals are on track to success. Measure progress and celebrate achievement. It’s important for leaders to continue to support goals. Create a set […]

By January 11, 2012

Grow Your Business with Annual Company Goals, Part 1: Setting SMART Goals

In this two-part series, we’ll look at how to set and accomplish SMART goals for your company. Click here to go to part 2: Achieving Your Goals Are small businesses properly nurturing their company goals and objectives? “More than 80% of small business owners admit they don’t give enough attention to achieving goals; 77% of […]

By November 7, 2011

How to Prepare for a Media Interview and Get Great Press for Your Company

Tips for Talking to Reporters We often have clients featured in the media. These stories typically feature a new product, service, or technology. I typically spend a couple of hours coaching them on how to speak with a representative of a newspaper, radio or television station. When you send out a press release or are […]

By April 5, 2011

Carrots and sticks: The unlikely consequences of incentives

What’s the best way to motivate a team? Punish? Reward? Turns out, there’s a solution that’s neither carrot nor stick. And, it works.

By November 8, 2010

I know what you do, now tell me Why….

Big Thinker Simon Sinek has a great presentation on the power of “Why.” If you’re business owner or executive, take some time to work “on” your business and watch this video. You won’t be disappointed.   Hire Kinesis to grow your business Understanding your Why is one of foundations that we emphasize in our work […]

By October 19, 2010

How to Get Referrals from Your Existing Customers

I was working on a Marketing Plan for one of our clients and as part of my research came across this great article about referrals. Too many businesses understand the power of referrals and word-of-mouth marketing, yet they do not have a systematic approach to getting them. In this article, David Wolfskehl provides some fantastic […]