“What is the real purpose of a mission statement?” Do you find yourself pondering this question, especially right after you read another one that makes you go: “Wha dis really bout?” I know I still do, even
Do you know what’s the second biggest problem I see among the small business owners I work with? Give up? (Tut-tut! You give up too easily…) It’s failing to “hire right”. Of course, now you want
No small business owner wants to have to deal with a crisis. But if you’re fortunate to remain in business, you will have to deal with one, sooner or later. When you do, which skills will you
Time management! I bet $1,000 that 90% of you had it as your top New Year’s resolution. And I’m willing to wager another $500 that you’ve had it on your resolutions list for the past 5 years. At
I understand your frustration…I really do. You have limited cash flow but you would love to train your staff. At the same time, you’re so afraid because you’ve been seriously burnt by poor training results before. And I
It’s not that I don’t understand your situation. Like most small business owners, you have limited financial resources. So I understand why you would want to focus your limited resources on activities which directly increase your income.
Congratulations! Three months ago, you were promoted…you’re the new supervisor. And you’re proud of yourself because you worked long and hard for it and your colleagues know this. In reality as the new supervisor, you’re “an insider job”
What is a Business Model? No…I’m not playing 20 questions with you…I’m actually having a conversation with you and I really want you to answer… As a matter of fact, a better question for you to answer
I can always tell when you’re having a particular problem out there. One person or two, in a meeting somewhere, will ask me a certain question. Then, in a matter of days, in a classroom in a completely
“Good ideas are a dime a dozen…” My friend and mentor James used to tell me. “You just have to let them in!” he would end with a flourish and rush off to implement his next good idea.