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Self Awareness – Your First Step to Breakthrough Success

2019-08-20T14:09:52-07:00Featured, 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 [...]

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 [...]

SUCCESS – 6 Steps That Get You There Faster!

2019-08-24T17:26:34-07:00Featured, need keyword, Personal Growth, Planning|

Why Understanding Success is So Important Most people seek out the service of my company when they are frustrated.  While often they say it is their business, more often than not it’s because they haven't [...]

How to Become an Entrepreneur

2019-12-14T08:40:27-07:00Entrepreneurship, Featured, Personal Growth, Strategy, Succession_Exit|

Answer One Question to Change Your Mindset The statistics are shocking as to how few small business owners really think about transition planning, or more traditionally referred to as exit planning. That's why they are small [...]

3 Ways Personal Reflection Can Help You Grow Your Business

2015-12-28T06:51:12-07:00Ethics, Featured, Motivating, Personal Growth|

During this time of year most of us stop long enough to take a breath.  If you use this time correctly you can actual put your life and business on course for success.  You see [...]

Growing Your Business Again – Easy as A,B,C

2019-08-24T17:26:35-07:00Business Growth, Featured, need keyword, Personal Growth, Planning|

I know small business owners with several companies within the construction and real estate industries that have nearly doubled their assets even in a bad economy.  How is that possible? Growing a business is a [...]

How to Have Success – Getting Out of Your Own Way!

2019-12-14T08:41:51-07:00Featured, Foundation, need keyword, Personal Growth|

Recent activity in my consulting business has revolved around a number of start-up companies.  It has made me revisit the foundation of the small business growth cycle once again.  One of the observation I that [...]

2 Ways to Eliminate Frustration with Your Business

2019-12-14T09:35:26-07:00Featured, need keyword, Personal Growth|

This week I'm trying something NEW a video blog!!!  It's the first in a series of video we're doing with New Marketing Lighthouse alliance partners Rokosz Studios. Please share your thoughts so we can determine [...]

How a Change in Perspective Can Make All the Difference

2019-08-24T17:28:44-07:00Featured, need keyword, Personal Growth|

Here is a great observation on what makes you successful in life and in business.  Chris Widener’s article Survivors and Thrivers! is a great comparison of how a small shift in perspective can make a [...]

10 Leadership Tips We All Can Learn From a Boy Scout

2018-03-27T07:48:58-07:00Ethics, Featured, Leadership, Personal Growth|

If you’re not leading your business, who is?  That’s a pretty obvious statement.  But, can you answer it yourself without doubt?  If you ask 10 people, “What is leadership?” you’ll get 10 different answers. While [...]

Creating Goals That Motivate – Your First Step to Success

2020-04-24T14:10:26-07:00Featured, Motivating, Personal Growth, Planning|

In my last post, Nowhere Land – Stuck Between Small Business Survival and Success, I shared the fact that while many small business owners have personal success they do not have business success. This is [...]

Lack of 2 Diverse Skills Hinder Owner Success

2019-08-24T17:30:21-07:00Leadership, need keyword, Personal Growth, Strategy|

A familiar annoyance in me was recently sparked by several small business owners I met. As I searched for a reason for their common behavior the conclusion was quite startling. It was startling because their behavior stemmed [...]