You probably have heard what Michelangelo believed about his sculpting process. He believed that the statues he carved were already inside the blocks of marble. his job, as the sculptor, was to simply remove the right marble that would set the statue free. It is a lovely image to consider but, in my experience, the opposite of what happens in most businesses. Maybe even yours.

Over and over again these past few years, my turnaround work has been less and less about pivoting a business to a new market or altering their marketing and/or sales strategy. …

Howard Mann

Business Builder & CEO Coach — I Help Entrepreneurs Build Stronger and More Thoughtful Businesses. Author & Speaker. Learn more at

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