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8 Business Growth Factors to Influence and Grow Your Business

2020-01-14T08:21:15-07:00Business Growth, Featured, Leadership, Recent, Slider|

In a previous post titled What is Your Business Growth Stage? , I discussed 5 stages and 8 business growth factors influence business growth.  This is based on extensive research and two decades of seeing them [...]

Do You Think Like a Small Business Owner or Entrepreneur?

2017-09-20T03:19:31-07:00Entrepreneurship, Personal Growth, Survival|

The Employee Scenarios Defined Several events recently occurred with client businesses that made me take a step back and really try to understand a why small business owner makes some of the decisions that they [...]

Want an Absentee Owner Business? 3 Skill You Must Master

2019-12-14T08:49:02-07:00Self-Sustainability, Strategy, Succession_Exit|

Do you hope to take a vacation some day and not worry if your business will still be there when you return?  Then you need to set up for what I call business self-sustainability or [...]

How Big Do You Need to Grow Your Business For Self-Sustainability?

2019-04-29T10:50:20-07:00Featured, Self-Sustainability, Strategy, Succession_Exit|

In the past few weeks I have had several small business owners who I’ve met with that were interested in creating self-sustainability in their business.  They loved the idea that the freedom and independence which [...]

CHANGE is the Main Purpose of Every Project

2018-02-10T11:05:03-07:00Featured, Personal Growth, Project Management, Self-Sustainability|

A good friend and associate of mine, Stacy Goff, has been saying for years that project managers are agents of change.  I’ve always believed this was true, however as I’ve begun my journey down the [...]

8 Critical Factors for Any Succession Plan

2020-06-15T08:46:55-07:00Featured, Human Resources, Leadership, Self-Sustainability, Succession_Exit|

As I presented in my previous post Succession Planning vs. Exit Planning Which Do You Use?, the primary goal of any succession plan is leadership transfer.  So, you can imagine that things can get a [...]

Succession Planning vs. Exit Planning Which Do You Use?

2019-12-14T08:58:55-07:00Planning, Self-Sustainability, Strategy, Succession_Exit|

Often the terms succession planning and exit planning get used interchangeably.  However, there is a definitive difference between the two. It’s important as a business owner that you understand the difference. Succession planning focuses on [...]

Successful Succession Planning – 9 Things to Consider!

2020-01-26T19:32:38-07:00Featured, Planning, Self-Sustainability, Strategy, Succession_Exit|

Succession planning is something too many small business owners think about too late!  Many don’t even think about succession planning because they believe that they will just sell their and that’s the end of it. [...]

3 Stages to Rapidly Scale Your Business

2018-03-27T14:50:58-07:00Business Growth, Home Page, Self-Sustainability, Strategy|

In the post “What Is a Self-Sustaining Business?” the correlation between the growth cycle and creating a self-sustaining business introduced.  Here I’d like to share how to scale your business to make it self-sustaining! Achieving a self-sustaining [...]

5 Owner Competencies Required for Rapid Business Growth

2015-04-30T06:43:52-07:00Featured, Leadership, Management, Rapid Growth|

There are dozens of articles and blog posts written every day about what you need to really grow a business.  Most tout the most obvious aspect – more money and financing; better marketing; added sales; [...]

Tuning Your Revenue Engine – A Real World Story

2019-08-24T17:11:20-07:00Featured, need keyword, Self-Sustainability|

Last week I discussed how fear of taking action can be the killer of dreams.  One reason business owners don’t take action is they don’t understand the cause and effect of their business actions. The [...]

Business Growth Strategy – 6 Step with High Impact

2017-11-26T17:37:19-07:00Business Growth, Featured, Strategy|

I have advocated for years that growing a small business is a defined and repeatable process and shared all the definitive research and available resource to support my premise. Now, let's look at a business [...]

Building Systems – 5 Steps to Establish a Repeatable & Scalable Business

2019-12-14T09:09:06-07:00Featured, need keyword, Operations, Succession_Exit, Survival|

In a previous post titled Getting Beyond the “Survival Stage” of Growth in Your Business, I touched on the process by which you begin building systems. Doing this allows your business to operate on its [...]

Inventor vs Entrepreneur: Transitioning to Turn Your Vision into Reality

2018-03-31T12:16:15-07:00Entrepreneurship, Foundation, Personal Growth|

Inventor vs entrepreneur is a topic I was asked to revisit for an upcoming presentation.  Back in 2010 I gave the same presentation to the Tampa Bay Inventors Council and it was well received. Not [...]