SMART versus QQTR

SMART versus QQTR

  We all know how frustrating it can be to be late for work in the morning, finally get on the road, and suddenly discover that the fog settled in so thick overnight that you can hardly see the car in front of you. Torn between the need not to be late (again) and...
Too Busy Not To

Too Busy Not To

As the nature of industry has shifted in recent years to accommodate more agile businesses such as small manufacturing job shops, creative agencies, and freelance workers, the idea of having a business management system has started to disappear.   The millennial...
Starting a Non-Profit? Hold on!

Starting a Non-Profit? Hold on!

7 Lessons Learned by Consulting Non-Profits Have plans for a new non-profit that will change the world? Then think again. A majority of the non-profit ideas we hear are either unoriginal, unneeded, or unlikely. So, are you really the exceptional exception? Let’s...
Futility in 2015 Planning

Futility in 2015 Planning

Your 2015 goals are 100% useless. The likelihood of you accomplishing – or even working toward them – is about 20%. If you’re in the 80%, just go ahead and pitch ‘em. Let me backpedal a little. I’ve written several strategic plans for clients over the past few...
Campaign Videos

Campaign Videos

The Kafferlin Strategies team has overseen the production of more than a dozen videos this fall. Some of them will be posted in the future, but we wanted to highlight the one below for PA State Rep. Kathy Rapp. First, we’d like to remind you to vote next...