Articles on: Book review

The 3 Best Ideas from Great Business Books

3 years ago I started doing a monthly Business Book Review – a fairly simple idea where I take a business book that I think my clients should read and I summarize it for them (about 7 pages or so) and present it as a discussion with slides over breakfast.  The response has been great […]

Books you can read to change your life

This is a guest post from my friend Stephen Heiner, originally posted at Medium – Stephen has the unusual (unique?) situation of having successfully sold one business in Kansas City only to move to Paris, France and start several more. He’s got an interesting perspective and reads more books (and different kinds of books) than […]

Want Better Performance? Try This…Seriously

Most of us are looking for a competitive edge when it comes to business. What would the impact be if you were 10%…20%…even 30% better when it came to crunch time in your business? What kind of impact would it have if you were able to get things done more quickly?  Make fewer errors? Be […]

Do you have a fear of Losing the Business?

  We’re all hard-wired to respond to fear in specific ways (the whole Fight or Flight response thing) which works great when you’re trying to get away from bears or zombies (or the elephant in the room)…but doesn’t always work out so well with less tangible but equally real fears like losing a client.  One […]

What happens when potential customers find you?

Try this – go online to search for your business…I’ll wait…. What do  you find? Are you finding anything that makes your prospective customer’s lives better? Consider this great statistic from Jay Baer’s new book Youtility: “In 2011 the Corporate Executive Board surveyed 1,900 B2B customers to uncover insights about purchasing behavior and found that customers […]