Are You A Toxic Business Owner?

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Authentic Leadership or Toxic Leadership… You Be the Judge Are You A Toxic Business Owner? One of the most important aspects of building a successful sustainable business is attracting and keeping a great support Team. A great Team can make you or break you, help you or hinder you. Your leadership skills and abilities have […] Read more »

Knee High By the 4th of July

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Knee High By the 4th of July Do you tend to your business as you would your garden? I recently planted a rather large veggie garden containing corn, beets, tomatoes, beans, broccoli, radishes, herbs, Asparagus, and peppers of many varieties, squash, zucchini and pumpkins. Every day it needs to be tended to. Weeding, watering, fertilizing, […] Read more »

Spring Has Sprung

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  Spring Has Sprung… The Grass Is Riz… I Wonder How My Business Is?   Spring has sprung nearly everywhere now.  Matter of fact, in a few days summer will be upon us.   Have you done a spring cleaning in your business? There are a few times a year that you should put new projects […] Read more »

Employees Verses Contractors

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  Employees Verses Contractors 7 Magical Keys to Managing Employees and Contractors   Not long ago I conducted a survey asking business owners and entrepreneurs, “What is your biggest planning challenge?”  To my surprise one of the answers I received was… “How do I manage contract workers?”  My immediate response was… “Why should it be […] Read more »

Money On The Table

YOU Are Leaving Money On The Table When You Don’t Test…. Period!   Let’s face it, no plan is perfect! Sometimes events fail…. Sometimes your results aren’t what you expected…. So what do you do now?   First relax! It’s time for evaluation and adjustment. (Hint: You should PLAN for testing in your overall action […] Read more »

Solving A Great Debate

Solving a Great Debate Goals Verses Objectives   Many people have asked me the difference between Goals and Objectives.  Both have some of the same elements especially if your goals are S.M.A.R.T. Goals. Both terms define an effort to reach a desired outcome or the target that your efforts is desired to accomplish. Goals are […] Read more »

The Chicken or The Egg?

The Chicken or The Egg?  Keeping Your Business Focused On YOUR “WHY”   Which came first…? The Chicken or the egg?  A humorous debate, but what in the world does this have to do with entrepreneurialism and your business?   The chicken is full grown, running around clucking and scraping for food.  The egg however, […] Read more »