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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]