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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 [...]

Business Execution – 10 Things Make You More Effective

2019-12-14T08:51:25-07:00Featured, Home Page, Leadership, Management, Strategy|

Last week I started a new set of articles focused on execution titled Why Business Execution in Critical to Successful Growth.  In it I tried to convey the difference between just taking action and business [...]

8 Critical Factors for Any Succession Plan

2020-06-15T08:46:55-07:00Featured, Human Resources, Leadership, Self-Sustainability, Succession_Exit|

As I presented in my previous post Succession Planning vs. Exit Planning Which Do You Use?, the primary goal of any succession plan is leadership transfer.  So, you can imagine that things can get a [...]

Succession Planning vs. Exit Planning Which Do You Use?

2019-12-14T08:58:55-07:00Planning, Self-Sustainability, Strategy, Succession_Exit|

Often the terms succession planning and exit planning get used interchangeably.  However, there is a definitive difference between the two. It’s important as a business owner that you understand the difference. Succession planning focuses on [...]

4 Characteristics for Creating High Performance Organizations

2019-12-14T09:08:38-07:00Featured, Human Resources, Motivating, need keyword|

Over the past month I’ve posted on several important topics including delegation and outsourcing.  If you’ve read these posts you may have seen some mutual skills/actions needed. They are not specific to these topics. I [...]

Building Your Sales Plan Doesn’t Have to be Rocket Science

2019-12-14T09:09:40-07:00Featured, need keyword, Sales & Marketing|

4 Questions for Building a Powerful Sales Plan Ok, so last week I looked at 2 Things That Keep You Out of a Sales Crisis.  This week let’s look at what you need to keep [...]

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 [...]

3 Questions You Must Answer to Successfully Exit Your Business

2019-12-14T09:12:06-07:00Featured, need keyword, Planning, Strategy, Succession_Exit|

I attend a lot of meetings and seminars focused on exit planning.  But, most fall short because they only focus on the transactional portion of the process. In fact, if you follow the advice that [...]

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 [...]

Build an Asset NOT Just a Job – Entrepreneurship

2019-12-14T09:26:51-07:00Business Growth, Entrepreneurship, Featured, Slider, Strategy|

Do you work your business like a job for a paycheck or do you build an asset which will generate wealth like an on-going annuity for you and your family? This is what keeps small business ownership [...]

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 [...]