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Feeling Stagnant in your business? Here’s what NOT to do…

I talked with two different business owners last week and both remarked that they were feeling like they were stuck. Things in the business were fine, but it all felt very similar to last year… and the year before… and in general they were starting to feel like they were just going through the motions.  […]

The Art of Leadership

  Maybe it is just a heightened cognitive awareness, but it sure seems like the topic of “Leadership” is on the rise in the last few years.   Whether is it clients specifically wanting to work on developing their leaders, books about leadership, leadership seminars designed for business, or just hearing the word in general conversation […]

Wealth Building? Check out Every Family’s Business…

As a business owner, are you in business to create wealth or are you trying to create some kind of family legacy? Far too many businesses, especially family businesses get bogged down with the idea that their business MUST span generations and be a legacy for younger generations. The reality is that very few businesses […]

Simple Success… Is 4 the Magic Number?

Limiting quantities to “4” as a means to simplify has proven to be pretty successful in a lot of instances throughout history.  Who knows what the original driver was, maybe it started with the human species only having four limbs or was it the four seasons of the year, or the four cardinal directions, or […]

A Framework for changing…

I hope you don’t ever have this discussion, but imagine the situation where you are sitting down with your doctor after a bunch of tests and he gravely informs you that unless you make some drastic changes to your lifestyle (diet, exercise, stop smoking) that your heart is going to give out in the next […]

Hurricanes, Wild Fires, Earthquakes and Remembering 9/11…

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Even if you only read the cliff notes in High School,  it’s likely you know that is the opening sentence of Charles Dicken’s, A Tale of Two Cities.   Understandably, with all the recent natural disasters, the latter of Dicken’s famous decree is a […]