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8 Business Growth Factors to Influence and Grow Your Business

2020-08-21T12:52:52-07:00Business Growth, Featured, Leadership, Recent, Slider|

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

Leading a Small Business vs. Large Organization

2017-03-16T12:51:14-07:00Entrepreneurship, Featured, Personal Growth, Recent|

I learned my leadership very early in my career.  In fact, I learned even before my career began. My leadership training came while I was in Air Force ROTC in college.  From there I spent [...]

How to Get Life Independence and Financial Freedom Using Your Business

2020-08-21T19:41:00-07:00Featured, Personal Growth, Recent, Succession_Exit|

Why did you start your business in the first place?  If you're like most owners you thought it was your way to get independence and financial and freedom. So, why haven;t you gotten there? Because you [...]

Discipline – One Skill Every Successful Business Owner Has Mastered

2017-10-01T10:04:49-07:00Featured, Personal Growth, Recent|

I constantly get feedback and comments on how much sense the DE, Inc. SPARC Business Growth process and our approaches to business growth and business self-sustainability make for small business owner.  However, I have struggled [...]

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 [...]

5 Steps for Creating Accountability in Your Business

2019-12-14T08:49:56-07:00Featured, Human Resources, Leadership|

Creating Accountability is Critical to Business Growth I talk with small business owners struggling with employee issues all the time.  .  I often hear “Oh, that stuff is just for big companies.  We only have [...]

How Does Accountability Impact Business Execution

2017-10-01T10:03:36-07:00Featured, Leadership|

Accountability was 1 of the 10 items mentioned in the previous post titled Business Execution – 10 Things Make You More Effective.  But why is accountability important to business execution? According to Webster’s Dictionary, accountability [...]

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 [...]

Successful Strategy Execution – Can It Happen Without Good Leadership?

2016-05-23T06:54:31-07:00Featured, Leadership, Project Management|

Can successful strategy execution happen without good leadership?  My answer is that depends. Most people would say that it take as leader to lead the battle.  But I ask you, how many times have you [...]

Sound Project Management (PM): A Key to Successful Strategy Execution

2019-08-24T17:08:32-07:00Featured, Leadership, Management, need keyword|

Strategy execution is a current theme at Your Small Business Growth.  So, I have been giving strategy execution a lot of thought.  There have been lots of connections that I have made as I think [...]

Business Execution – 10 Things Make You More Effective

2019-12-14T08:51:25-07:00Featured, Home Page, Leadership, Management, Strategy|

Last week I started a new set of articles focused on execution titled Why Business Execution in Critical to Successful Growth.  In it I tried to convey the difference between just taking action and business [...]

Why Business Plan Execution is Critical to Successful Business Growth

2019-08-22T23:08:44-07:00Featured, Leadership|

Businesses plan for growth all the time.  The difference between the successful ones complete  the business plan execution! It seems simple.  But, how many times have you planned something and then never followed through?  Business plan [...]

Why is Project Management Critical to Business Growth

2019-02-17T09:03:06-07:00Featured, Planning, Project Management|

For years I have tried to spread the word that business growth is a standardized process  as I documented in my post The Search for Business Growth Continues. The main premise is that a business matures through [...]

2 Major Contributors to Successful Entrepreneurship

2020-08-30T10:16:17-07:00Entrepreneurship, Featured, need keyword|

Next week is Global Entrepreneurship Week! It’s hard to believe a year’s already gone by.  However, how have your aspiration to become an entrepreneur progressed. If you follow any of my social media or blog [...]

PASSION: Why It’s Critical for Business Success

2018-01-07T09:43:44-07:00Align Your Life & Business 7-Day Challenge, Featured, Motivating, Personal Growth|

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 [...]