Build a Strategic Plan That Follows the KISS Principle

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Here’s the sometimes familiar inter-voice of a small business owner… “I really need to build a plan for my business this year.  But we’re busy and I don’t have time for that now.  Anyways, what we’re doing now is working pretty good.  Sure it … [Read more...]

12 Ways To Dramatically Improve Cash Flow

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It takes cash to grow a business. Everyone knows that. But, not everyone is effective at improving cash flow. Here are 12 ways to reduce your cash cycle and improve your cash flow…  Stop saying, “Well, this is just the way it is.” Have your … [Read more...]

Understand Critical Mass and Build a Self-Sustaining Business

Spend Or Save Your Money

A business is a living thing, and living things change. Like trees, your business is either growing or it's dying.  It's dynamic and it's changing. It may be because the economy forces it to, or because customers need change, or because employees … [Read more...]

Have Your Expectations Been Made Clear?

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As a leader in your business people are looking to you for direction. Everyday you have opportunities to elevate the performance of your employees. These are coachable moments where your role is to help your employees reach their full potential. The … [Read more...]

The Mystery Of The Forgotten Customer

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“Thank you for your business.  Hope to see you again soon.”  How many times have you heard that in your life as a consumer?  As a business leader what irks me most about that statement is the word “hope”.  Hope is not a business strategy, yet our … [Read more...]