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How Does a Small Business Survive During the Corona Virus Crisis?

2020-03-25T02:01:37-07:00Leadership, Management|

If your life hasn’t been affected by the corona virus, then you’ve been sleeping under a rock!  And if you own a business how do you survive during the corona virus crisis multiplies your stress [...]

Increasing Revenue – Are You Applying the RIGHT Strategy for Your Situation?

2020-03-29T15:50:54-07:00Recent, Sales & Marketing, Strategy|

Is your business goal or one of the objectives this year increasing revenue? Notice I said “revenue” not “sales.”  Small business owners often use these terms interchangeably. They are not the same! Increasing sales is [...]

Increasing Profitability So It Sticks!

2020-03-29T15:53:14-07:00Accounting & Finance, Recent, Slider, Strategy|

How to Strategically Increase Profits in Your Small Business In writing this post I did some research. What I found when searching “increasing profitability” was very disheartening. Why, you might ask? Because everything was [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Biggest Owner Obstacle to Business Success – FEAR!

2019-09-02T19:02:12-07:00Align Your Life & Business 7-Day Challenge, Personal Growth|

I’ve had a number of clients and prospect lately pull back into their hard shell.  So, I decided to take a step back and try to determine what was the owner obstacle! First, one thing [...]

How to Get Life Independence and Financial Freedom Using Your Business

2020-01-14T08:30:50-07:00Featured, Personal Growth, Recent, Succession_Exit|

It’s a new year.  Then economy seems headed in the right direction. And, from all the privately owned business owners I talk with they are aggressively looking to grow this year. These are all good [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]