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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO ARRIVE AT SUCCESS?

October 17, 2016

As an entrepreneur, we are besieged with images, stories and tales of business owners that have become billionaires overnight.  We are bombarded on social media with pop-up digital companies and courses that promise 7 figure incomes within weeks.  Is this the new normal?  So how long does i... Read more

CHALLENGE YOURSELF TO CREATE INCREDIBLE RESULTS:

September 15, 2016

Often business owners and entrepreneurs look to external influences to be the driving force to make their business better.  When the economy improves, business will improve.  When our supplier releases the new version of product, then business will improve.  When…. In fact, business starts ... Read more

THE ONLY THING THAT MATTERS IN BUSINESS IS SALES

July 12, 2016

You want to grow your business?  It means more sales.  You want to hire more staff?  It requires more sales.  You need more equipment or some office space?  Sales is the answer.  Most business owners recognize that sales are a critical part of their business – intellectually ... Read more

PUT YOUR CUSTOMERS LAST!

May 03, 2016

We operate in a business model and a business environment that demands we put our customers first.   The customer is ALWAYS right…right?  We can’t lose a client, offend a client or break up with a client.  Just for a moment consider our suggestion… put your customers last. Now this may... Read more

CULTURE OF IMPACT

April 08, 2016

Attendance is Mandatory, Creativity is Not: Why Your Corporate Culture is Rewarding the Wrong Behavior In school, people are assessed on grades while tracking of attendance is a minor footnote.  So in the workplace, why do we shift to fixate primarily on attendance to the detriment of other measures?... Read more

BUSINESS COMPLETION – THE BUSINESS STAGE NO ONE TALKS ABOUT

March 14, 2016

When experts talk about the stages of a business we hear about start-up, growth and mature companies.  Then sometimes we hear about companies that slowly die.  It mirrors what we think about as a typical life cycle but misses a critically important stage of a company that doesn’t get any fanfare... Read more

STRATEGIC PLANNING IS A WASTE OF TIME

February 29, 2016

Most companies have some form of strategic blueprint, strategic development, goal setting and business planning.   In fact, when was the last time a major corporation didn’t go through their annual budgeting process or a start-up business didn’t submit a business plan to the bank?  These ar... Read more

PROACTIVE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

February 03, 2016

In challenging economic times, or any time you want to grow a company, ‘proactive business development’ has to be a mantra and a way of living.  Most companies think that this just means their marketing, cold calls or a specific promotion.  Some think it is just responding better to inbound pros... Read more


 

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