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It’s Spring…Is there pruning to be done in your business?

Spring is just around the corner, anyone with a green thumb is getting anxious to spend more time outside in their yard.   There have also been several studies that confirm the health benefits of having a green thumb , so you’re very likely to find yourself in better shape all the way around with a […]

The Futility of Pushing a String…

You’re familiar with this situation. You’ve got an employee or someone on your team who does exactly what you tell them… but never any more than that, and to make things even more challenging, they’ll only do it when they’re explicitly told to do it. It’s the frustration and futility of pushing a string.  Dwight […]

The Power of ‘Not Yet’…

If you could make a minor adjustment in the way you look at challenges that would guarantee improved performance would you do it?   Is there something you have been hoping to get better at but just can’t seem to get any traction?   Maybe you’re spending too much time focusing on the Now and not enough […]

What is the Trifecta of Scalability?

When it comes to scalability, not all businesses are created equally. More specifically, there are some products and services that scale more easily and naturally than others. Even if you have a great team, fantastic leadership, strong infrastructure, and a great culture, you’ll have a hard time scaling your business beyond a certain point if […]

The Art of Empowerment

As Baby Boomer business owners continue to race towards retirement, the Gen X’s and Millennials are being tasked to carry the mantle of business onward.   Whether it’s by sale, transition, or succession the torches of ownership are being passed at a record pace.  A by-product that has resulted from this mass exodus is an […]

Want to Succeed and Scale? Simplify…!

I really enjoyed learning physics back in high school and college. You could take a relatively complex situation and predict what would happen – with a few assumptions, some clear laws and principles and some higher end math, you could figure out exactly how far that 10 lb. cannonball would fly out of a cannon…or […]