Articles on: Small Business Strategy

Do You Treat Your Business Like the Average Gym Membership?

I ran across an interesting article on gym memberships.  According to this report 80% of those who join don’t make it past the 5th month.  So an individual may have neglected their body for years, but 5 months (or less) is the allotted time they committed to getting into better shape before throwing in the […]

Do you have a blind spot driving your business issues?

“It isn’t what we don’t know that gives us trouble, it’s what we know that ain’t so.”      – Will Rogers I’m pretty sure we all carry around head trash – things that we believe that aren’t actually true. Of course since we believe it, it never crosses our mind that it might not be […]

Can you Dominate a Niche with Your Business?

Peter Thiel makes a lot of excellent points in his book Zero to One – the overall theme of the book is a study of what successful innovation looks like (based primarily on tech start-ups). One of the main ideas in the book – that most of the really successful businesses have started by dominating a […]

The End is Near – 4 Tasks to Complete Now!

Prefer to listen to the article? Hit the play button below – and leave us a comment on the blog to tell us what you thought.   Every year the Holiday seasons tends to start earlier.   Though it is getting spread over a longer period, the month of December still seems to stretch our schedules […]

5 (and only 5) ways to Impact Your Profits

How do you make money in your business? I’m not talking about top line sales kind of money, I’m talking about the money that ends up all the way down at the bottom line – your net profits. This came up in a great discussion at last week’s Business Book Review on the book Ownership Thinking […]

3 Things Your Business Can Learn from Seinfeld’s ‘Soup Nazi’

Sometimes when you channel surf late at night you get lucky…and you run across a great Seinfeld rerun. Last night I happened to catch ‘The Soup Nazi’ episode – which if you happen to be one of the small number of people who hasn’t seen it, is about an amazing new soup restaurant that’s opened […]