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Directionally Correct podcast

Aug 21, 2018

One of the most commented-on topics in the media today is the question of how to work with Millennials. In this podcast, we speak with someone who almost exclusively works with the even younger Generation Z entrepreneurs - Matt Smilor, Director of the Values and Ventures Business Plan Competition at TCU. 

Aug 7, 2018

Most of our topics on this podcast have been focused on established industries and businesses we've all heard of before.  But there's a lot going on right now with small business and entrepreneurship.  We're seeing more investment from PE firms and family offices in start-up ventures especially in the medical field.  So...

Jul 31, 2018

We've talked a lot on this podcast about the state of turnarounds in the U.S. right now with our coverage of the Turnaround Management Association and their conferences.  We've said it before - an economic downturn is expected in the next 18-24 months.  In this episode of Directionally Correct, we get perspective from...

Jul 17, 2018

Turnover sucks.  It's hard on your staff, your customers and your brand.  But do you know what the actual dollar cost of a lost employee is?  We look at research from the Drucker Institute and talk about our own experience, offering insights on things you can do to lower the high cost of employee turnover in your...

Jul 1, 2018

Should you align your entire organization to one performance metric?  A well known VC firm says "yes".  We respectfully disagree.  This week on Directionally Correct we discuss the One Metric Dilemma, and how to choose the right metric (or metrics) for your organization.