The Social Media journey from “Here-to-There”

Change is constant but how much of it represents true forward progress?  The hyperactive world of social media doesn’t sit still long enough to even consider this question, but you must. One of our client’s favorite consulting tools at McGirr Enterprises is simply called, “Here to There.” It’s a great tool because it a) makes[…]

Tackling Your SEO with a Plan

Guest Post by Jacqueline Sinex, WEBii.net “SEO” is an ominous acronym that haunts many business owners. The average person doesn’t understand what SEO really is, if it is relevant to them, or where to start.  In short, “Search Engine Optimization” is the practice of enhancing your website to be more attractive to search engines (like[…]

Meeting Prebrief and Debrief

My consulting partner Mike Leamon and I spend most of our day, every day, working on organizational growth.  We have chosen a profession that allows us to be “in the mix” nearly all of the time and pioneer new routes to age-old problems.  We navigate endless tracks of business processes and organizational strategies.  It’s a[…]

The Chain of Success

Beat the Odds on Implementation Success Ever wonder why two thirds of all projects fail to meet expectations?  All it takes is one weak link.  With this in mind, we created the Chain of Success. Consider software implementations.  The best software code in the world is useless if the training and communication aren’t sufficient.  And[…]

Clean Objectivity

There are few things in life more fleeting than objectivity.  “Clean objectivity,” which is when an individual is completely impartial and unbiased, lasts for only a brief sliver of time.  It is imperative that businesses capture objectivity when they get the chance.  This neutral  attitude is one of the biggest values that new employees, strategic[…]

Strategy Management

A big part of business strategy consulting is teaching organizations about the planning process.  The keystones to business planning are creating a strategy, building a plan, identifying accountability and implementing a business relationship structure that supports the goals of the organization. McGirr Enterpises utilizes a Strategy Management methodology on every project.  Strategy Management is a[…]