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Directionally Correct podcast

Jan 16, 2018

Why do some companies who stumble never quite recover?  Is it bad luck or poor decisions?  In this podcast we discuss the much publicized woes of a popular Mexican restaurant chain and offer a few suggestions to consider for a comeback.  Also, we'll have follow-up news on previous discussions about CSX, Restoration...

Jan 9, 2018

Most of us were taught at an early age never to assume.  But we know in business there are still situations where companies collectively hold on to deeply held assumptions.  Whether it's what you think you know about your customers or an accepted company culture of, "We've always done it that way", assumptions can...

Jan 2, 2018

Cost reduction is a basic business expectation.  Yet many businesses fail to understand the true costs of cuts in the wrong places. 

In episode #16, Greg Saltsman and Alicia Hicks discuss 3 key points relating to cost reduction;

1.  Areas where you can cut costs without hurting your business.

2.  Where you should avoid...