Are you thinking too small?

For the last decade, I have studied and worked with businesses of all sizes and across many industries, helping them figure out how to take their organizations to the next level of performance. As my clients and I enter into …...

Blind sided

The overwhelming majority of companies have a blind side. It is born from a history of how things have been done as well as a focus on where they are going. Major companies have been taken out due to their …...

Do you think or do you know?

Over twenty years ago, a mentor of mine, Irv Hockaday, former CEO at Hallmark Cards, Inc., once asked me, “Do you think that, or do you know that?” I have never forgotten the question. It is a game changer in …...

Know your competition

It is important to understand who your key competitors are and what they offer to customers. Of all the individuals or businesses that could possibly use your products or services, only some will choose you over your competition. It is …...

What are you planning for next year?

As 2017 draws to a close and we think about the year to come, I’d like to share with you my thoughts about what Breakthrough Masters has achieved for our clients this year, and what we plan to achieve for …...

Think Big to Grow Big

Growing a company isn’t easy under the best of circumstances.  Growing an established company by double digits is a rare feat, especially on a year-in-year-out basis.  Ask yourself what would it take to grow 10%?  Likely it would take a …...