Setting the Conditions for Success

The contractors that will continue to grow profitably in the future are those that master talent development.

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Leaders must (1) setup the conditions for success with their team and (2) lead by example when it comes to their own development.  

Quote: No matter what you do in life, it's either reps or mileage. Book: Total Recall by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Setting the Conditions for Success:


Selected Practice Related Posts - Are You Leading by Example?

Everything is too complex until you practice enough 

Developing GRIT!

Discipline vs. Motivation

Preparing to Win

Closing the Knowledge Gap:

Providing “GPS” Feedback

Continuous Improvement 


  1. Look at your strategy  
  2. Look at your organizational structure  
  3. Identify your talent gaps  
  4. Prioritize and execute

Learn more about how we approach talent development for contractors 




Lean Principle - People First > Process > Tools
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Identifying and Eliminating Your #1 Bottleneck
Identify then eliminate your #1 bottleneck. This seems so incredibly obvious and simple but in reality it is very difficult to do for all but the smallest and simplest of contractors. Let’s dive into this a little.
Making Decisions Effectively
What would it be worth for your company if you could accelerate the development of your leadership talent?