Business Acumen Needs to Include the Big Picture

We often look at business acumen as a group of business skills competencies including finance, strategy and decision-making. Today I was reviewing some post-workshop comments from an Income/Outcome program in Japan, and I realized that ‘big picture understanding’ may not … Read More »

Why Non-profits Still Need to Make a Profit

Sometimes people working for non-profits or not-for-profit organizations are unfamiliar with basic business concepts and ideas. Non-profits don’t consider themselves to be “in business.” They see themselves as an organization working for the betterment of the community or the world. … Read More »

Speed and accuracy of communication

Going through an Income/Outcome workshop provides a number of business competencies including the ability to read and visualize financial statements. You will make better decisions. In the simulation, you learn to use game board itself as a mental checklist for … Read More »