Lea Strickland

Lea Strickland, M.B.A., is the founder of Technovation Entrepreneur , a program that helps entrepreneurs turn their ideas into businesses. Strickland is the author of "Out of the Cubicle and Into Business" and "One Great Idea!" She has more than 20 years of experience in operational leadership in Fortune 500 and Global 100 companies, including Ford, Solectron and Newell.

Recent Articles By The Author

Does Your Business Need an iPhone 5? Really?

Does Your Business Need an iPhone 5? Really?

The latest technology calls to us. But if it will not save us time and money, we have to be willing to say "no."

Is Your Business a National Debt Crisis Look-Alike?

Is Your Business a National Debt Crisis Look-Alike?

The national debt crisis is a good opportunity for business owners to learn a lesson about the right way to finance growth.

The Four Pillars of Peak Business Performance

The Four Pillars of Peak Business Performance

Peak business performance can be as easy as the PEAK acronym: purpose, execution, accountability, and key indicators.

It Doesn't Work for Long When Managers 'Work the Numbers'

It Doesn't Work for Long When Managers 'Work the Numbers'

Managers who take short cuts in meeting performance targets will likely be uncovered in the end, and pay the price.

Business CPR: Cash, Prospects and Revenues

Business CPR: Cash, Prospects and Revenues

Understanding the cash flow cycle can give you significant insights into how to keep your business afloat during difficult periods.

Getting Business Is Easier Than Getting Paid

Getting Business Is Easier Than Getting Paid

If you think all a successful consultant needs to do is generate leads, you are in for a rude awakening.

Power Is a Scarce Commodity For Mobile Entrepreneurs

Power Is a Scarce Commodity For Mobile Entrepreneurs

If small business owners were fighting a resource war it might be over the scarce commodity known as the cafe power outlet.

Sales Tax Isn't Why Online Retailers Are Killing Your Store

Sales Tax Isn't Why Online Retailers Are Killing Your Store

Store owners need to get past the idea that sales taxes are allowing online retailers to beat them. There are other, more important, reasons.

The Coffee House Isn't Just Your Corner Office: Small Biz Ideas

The Coffee House Isn't Just Your Corner Office: Small Biz Ideas

The coffeehouse is the corner office for many small business owners, and it's also an opportunity to learn from peers, including the cafe owner.

You Can Focus Too Hard on a Single Client

You Can Focus Too Hard on a Single Client

Don't take success and long-term customers for granted, expecting things to go on as they have. They won't.