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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

2020-08-21T12:52:52-07:00Business 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 [...]

The Biggest Owner Obstacle to Business Success – FEAR!

2020-09-06T09:02:41-07:00Align 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

2020-08-21T19:41:00-07:00Featured, 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 [...]

Do You Think Like a Small Business Owner or Entrepreneur?

2020-09-09T02:30:19-07:00Entrepreneurship, 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

2020-11-11T13:55:41-07:00Featured, 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 a [...]