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Is your company a “leaky bucket”? Various problems, big and small, can cause leaks in your company’s profits. Consultant and coach Howard M. Shore details how and why these issues arise and efficiently explains how to plug the 15 most frequent leaks that relate to “people, strategy” and “execution.” His insightful advice addresses business realities in a practical, conversational tone. getAbstract recommends Shore’s useful manual as a helpful checklist for business leaders.   

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to identify the main causes of business “leaks,”
  • How these leaks drain profits and
  • How to plug the 15 most common leaks. 

About the Author

Business and executive coach Howard M. Shore founded the Activate Group after 20 years of holding leadership positions in the private industry.



Businesses Are “Leaky Buckets”

Success in business depends on “people, strategy” and “execution.” Your organization needs a comprehensive strategy that addresses important external issues like expansion as well as internal issues like transforming revenues into profits. Set priorities for your firm to achieve; when you hit those targets, you’ll know you’re executing well.

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