SUCCESS – 6 Steps That Get You There Faster!

2020-09-30T08:53:01-07:00Featured, 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 [...]

3 Business Questions You Must Answer Before You Can Successfully Use Social Media to Grow Your Business

2019-08-24T17:26:34-07:00Featured, need keyword, Planning, Sales & Marketing|

Social media is all the rage these days.  Millions use it daily as their way of communicating with the world, making it ripe for the picking as a business tool.  But, too frequently I see [...]

4 Actions Can Fix Sluggish Business Performance

2019-12-14T09:28:13-07:00Business Growth, Featured, Leadership, need keyword|

Sluggish business performance is a pretty subjective phrase.  I define it as anything that prohibits and entrepreneur from achieving their realistic business goals in the specified timeframe.  There is a critical word in that definition [...]

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 [...]

Growing a Small Business – 3 Things Make It Happen Faster

2021-09-10T11:58:54-07:00Business Growth, Featured, need keyword, Planning, Strategy|

Growing a small business is actually a simple process.  There is a defined and predictable formula to small business growth.  The problem is most small business owners don’t take the time to learn the formula! [...]

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 [...]

5 Ways Social Media Can Make a Small Business Look BIG

2019-08-24T17:28:41-07:00Featured, need keyword, Sales & Marketing|

Entrepreneurs these days are scratching their heads trying to decide if all the “buzz” about Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and the rest of the social channels are worth the effort.  Applied properly social media can level [...]

Is Your Company READY to Achieve the Self-Sustainability Stage?

2019-08-24T17:28:41-07:00Featured, need keyword, Self-Sustainability|

In my last post titled 4 Owner Objectives to Achieve the Self-Sustainability Stage of Business Growth we explored self-sustainability stage.  I talked about the 4 areas that an entrepreneur/owner needed to focus in the following 4 areas [...]

4 Leadership Objectives to Achieve the Self-Sustainability Stage of Business Growth

2019-08-24T17:28:42-07:00Featured, need keyword, Self-Sustainability|

Success is the common goal of every entrepreneur.  However each entrepreneur defines success very differently.  Whatever your definition some key criteria and decisions are needed before you can start. First, you must make sure you [...]

Is Indecision Keeping You and Your Business from Success?

2019-08-24T17:28:42-07:00Featured, need keyword, Self-Sustainability|

The self-sustainability stage of the small business growth cycle is a tipping point for your company but many entrepreneurs don’t even realize it.  In a previous post titled At What Stage is Your Small Business [...]

8 Things You Can Do to Achieve the “Survival” Stage of Small Business Growth

2020-11-11T13:01:12-07:00Featured, need keyword, Survival|

In order to achieve success in any small business you must pass through several stages along the way.  You cannot skip a step.  Frequently business get stuck for just that reason.  The entrepreneur isn’t aware [...]

How a Shift in Perspective Can Make All the Difference

2020-08-22T12:43:51-07:00Featured, need keyword, Personal Growth|

Chris Widener’s article Survivors and Thrivers! provides a great observation on what makes you successful in life and business. With just a small shift in perspective you can see a big difference in your final [...]

3 Problems When “Shoestring Marketing”

2019-08-24T17:28:44-07:00Featured, need keyword, Planning, Sales & Marketing|

There are 3 mistakes I consistently see small businesses make that cause them problems with their marketing.  These are not “shoestring marketing” specific, but their impact to performance is magnified when using “shoestring marketing” tactics. [...]

Nowhere Land – Stuck Between Small Business Survival and Success

2020-09-09T06:28:35-07:00need keyword, Self-Sustainability, Strategy, Survival|

A great family and friends, beautiful home, nice cars, regular vacations, all the material things you could ever want.  Your life is a dream.  Sound familiar or like what you want for your life? I [...]

Have You Created An Impending Storm for Your Early Stage Business?

2019-08-24T17:30:20-07:00Featured, need keyword, Planning, Sales & Marketing|

Financing in the startup stage is always a challenge.  In this posting entitled Chinese Math,  yoursmallbusinessgrowth.com regular contributing writers, Frank Gnisci, gives a great account of market forecast fallacies created in many startup [...]