Why Passion is Critical for Business Success

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This week I figured I would talk a little bit about the first step in the strategic planning process – defining your passion.  A while back I wrote a posted titled Why So Many Small Business Owners are Unhappy where I made an observation of why small … [Read more...]

Does Good Leadership Meet Needs?

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A few weeks back in my article title Answering the Hard Questions About Leadership, I asked the question “what is the nature of leadership?”  I received several dozen responses to the question via a variety of social media channels. It was more … [Read more...]

Do You Really Know What You’re Chasing?

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I was attending a local networking event today.  The presenter was a local serial-entrepreneur that shared his most recent success story and his philosophy on what he felt was important to entrepreneurial success. Everything he said was right on … [Read more...]

Leadership’s Most Important Factor

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Last week a local story caught my attention as it exemplified the question often asked about leadership.  What is the most important factor that influences good leadership? A coach from a local high school with an tremendous record was hired by a … [Read more...]

Success Step 2 – Create Your Business Vision

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In Success Step 1 – Define You Passion, you got a better idea of what success really looks like to you – both personally and professionally.   Now you need to apply this new found understanding to your business.  You do this by creating a business … [Read more...]

Success Step One – Find Your Passion

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You have probably heard the adage “the first step is the hardest.”  Nothing could be truer when it comes to success!  It’s the reason most people flounder or never reach their goals.  Because to get there you need to look within first, and define … [Read more...]

3 Ways Personal Reflection Can Help You Grow Your Business

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During this time of year most of us stop long enough to take a breath.  If you use this time correctly you can actual put your life and business on course for success.  You see it is in reflection that success is born, so use it to put yourself of … [Read more...]

3 Ways Clear Vision Contributes to Your Business Growth

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Vision is passion documented.  And passion is a powerful motivator.  In a previous post titled Why So Many Small Business Owners are Unhappy, I discussed how many entrepreneurs get distracted by the day-to-day operation of the business and lose the … [Read more...]

Why So Many Small Business Owners are Unhappy

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I have been doing some intensive thinking for marketing purpose this past week. In the process I stumbled upon an interesting realization about our target market – small business owners.  As I looked for what motivates our best prospects, I came to … [Read more...]