What’s Your Greatest Challenge in Exiting Your Business?

2019-08-24T17:10:22-07:00Featured, need keyword, Planning, Strategy, Succession_Exit|

Is Your Business Ready for You to Leave? Last week I post a question, “What's Your Greatest Challenge in Exiting Your Business?”, on LinkedIn.  My intent was to get some feedback before writing the next [...]

Make Your Own Way Because the Time Is Never Right!

2020-03-03T13:31:55-07:00Featured, need keyword, Personal Growth|

It amazes me how many small businesses are frozen with fear of the unknown.  For years most businesses struggled.  First it was the weight of the financial crisis.  Then it was healthcare.  Next, it was [...]

Business Growth Strategy – 6 Step with High Impact

2020-11-10T12:12:25-07:00Business 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 [...]

4 Characteristics for Creating High Performance Organizations

2021-03-12T07:33:03-07:00Featured, Human Resources, Motivating|

In the past I posted on the importance of delegation and outsourcing.  As I look at the common theme there, it hit me these are the characteristics of build high performance organizations!  So, organized  and [...]

5 Steps to Creating Affiliate Partnership that Work!

2019-08-24T17:17:57-07:00Featured, Management, need keyword, Strategy|

Nothing Happens Until Someone Executes I am always asked to participate in ventures, join alliances, and partner with businesses.  Rarely do I get involved.  And, my rationale for saying “no” seems to upset a lot [...]

Inventor vs Entrepreneur: Transitioning to Turn Your Vision into Reality

2020-09-02T11:43:55-07:00Entrepreneurship, 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 [...]

Self Awareness – Your First Step to Breakthrough Success

2020-09-09T03:19:14-07:00Featured, Personal Growth|

In my post The Major Barrier to Executing Your Strategic Plan, I talked about self-awareness as a key to moving your business agenda forward.  Mentioning the topic increased my self-awareness and I saw several posts [...]

The Major Barrier to Executing Your Strategic Plan

2019-12-14T09:10:36-07:00Featured, need keyword, Personal Growth|

Last week I update the learning objectives for an end of year strategic planning retreat workshop I conducted several years back.  Something struck me that could hold the answer to why small business owners struggle [...]

Leadership and Management – An Example of the Difference

2019-08-24T17:20:26-07:00Leadership, Management, need keyword|

Last week’s post titled The First Step in Improving Leadership for Your Small Business was an overwhelming success as it created an incredible dialog around what is the difference between leadership and management.  I want [...]

Do You Have the Courage to be the Leader Your Business Needs?

2016-12-02T10:42:09-07:00Featured, Leadership, Personal Growth|

With the passing of Stephen Covey, of 7 Habits of Effective People fame, I have been in deep thought about the impact self-improvement has on leadership and business growth.  I was an early advocate of [...]