What is your business worth?

A client of ours was approached recently with an offer to buy out part of their business (their business is structured with 2 distinct parts to it, so this is a possibility for them).  At this point, it’s impossible to tell if it’s a legitimate offer that will hold up or just a fleeting thought […]

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise – 3 Ideas…

Tim Ferriss (author of the 4-Hour Workweek, 4-Hour Body and 4-Hour Chef) released his latest book – Tools of Titans, about a year ago and he structured the format of this massive resource around the inspiration of Benjamin Franklin and his quote: “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” […]

Playing your way to success – the Crazy 8’s of Business…!

On a personal note, I would like to dedicate this post to my Uncle Al Robke who recently played his last hand on earth, may he rest in peace.  The earliest playing cards date back to around 1000 A.D., originating in China, before spreading into Europe and beyond.  The oldest known 52 card deck is […]

Are you pushing for ‘Simple’ in your business?

Take a minute and think about your average work-day.  How many meetings do you have?  How many discussions (planned or unplanned)? How many different topics do you touch on in a typical day?  If you’re like most business owners or professionals, you’re dealing with a lot of ideas, concepts, and personalities. Unless you’re doing something […]

Implementation: How to Get Things Done…

You’ve likely heard the phrase “Plan your work and work your plan”.  Although its origin is unclear; research shows it first started appearing in the late 1800’s.  That would have been around the start of the 2nd Industrial Revolution, also known as the technology revolution. The expression was fitting for that time period, as technology […]

Are you building a leadership team?

  If you’re actively growing your business, it’s never too soon to start thinking about your leadership team. Successfully scaling a business isn’t quite rocket science, but there are quite a few moving parts that you have to get right in order to make it all work. For starters, let’s assume you have a product […]