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3 Ways Technology Will Improve Strategic Planning in the 2020’s

Blast from the Past Picture the workplace of 1999.  Executives set strategy in closed-door meetings. Plans are compiled and shared with management in large three-ring binders. Employees track metrics in Excel spreadsheets and share them on floppy disks. Flash forward […]

Align CEO Doug Walner on the Scaling Up Business Podcast

Last week, Align Technologies CEO Doug Walner joined business coach Bill Gallagher to discuss his past experience scaling and selling companies and current work helping others scale using Align. Doug brings his unique perspective and 20+ years experience in growing […]

Too many apps at work? Time for a better way

At work and at home, our lives are cluttered by the apps we use. The average person has 60-90 apps installed on their phone, uses 30 each month, and opens 9 daily.  Just as “subscription creep” quickly leads to more […]

Jack of All Trades, Master of All: The Well-Rounded CEO

In the ultra-competitive world of scaling businesses, the success of a company is often determined by the strength of its CEO. The job continuously presents new challenges, and, in order to go from good to great, CEOs must constantly evolve […]

Managing Growth: Highlights from New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Nowadays, March in New Orleans doesn’t just mean the return of Mardi Gras, Crawfish boils, and beautiful weather, but also the celebration of newer traditions like New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW). New Orleans has become a hotbed for startups across […]

How Finding The Right Software Helped MaxHome Scale Up

The Chief Happiness Officer at MaxHome in New Orleans is a little down these days. As in bored. The home renovation company, whose mission statement is “to make everybody happy,” has, judging from annual sales, made everybody happy. Certainly customers […]

3 Major Misconceptions About Business Growth

Scaling up your company can be daunting and it doesn’t help that everyone in a five-foot radius wants to give you advice, insights, and “nuggets of wisdom”.  The trouble is, even well-intentioned advice can be dangerous if it isn’t fact-checked. […]