Articles on: Business Growth Strategies

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.  […]

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 […]

Business Done Right Example – Local Pig / Pigwich

We had some free time this weekend and decided to head downtown (Kansas City) and explore a bit.  For lunch, we stumbled across Pigwich and The Local Pig.  If you’re not familiar with them, The Local Pig is a butcher shop in the East Bottoms that specializes in locally sourced, humanely raised meats and Pigwich […]

Is Your Business Ready to Graduate?

It’s graduation season and as the father of twins who are graduating from high school this year, I know the next few weeks are going to hectic and kind of crazy. In the grand scheme of things, graduations don’t really mean all that much. They aren’t a guarantee for future success and at least for high school, […]

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 […]

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 […]