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Time Flies – What can you do about it?

In virtually every meeting I’ve been in over the last month or two, someone has made the comment that they can’t believe that the year is almost half over. More and more, it feels like time is flying – and generally not because we’re all having so much fun! Most business owners I know work […]

Embracing Accountability

Accountability, specifically a Culture of Accountability. If that’s not something you need for your business then stop reading.  But, if the word incites any level of curiosity or desire on how to grow a culture that embraces it, read on. This past week, accountability became the topic of discussion during a meeting (it often does).  […]

A Superpower for Growth…

Who wouldn’t want a superpower? The ability to do something amazing, to really make an impact and make some serious progress? Sure it would be cool to fly or be super strong – but if you’re a business owner, there’s actually a different kind of superpower that would be much more useful, especially if you’re […]

How to Recover from a Mistake

Mistakes.  We all make them.  Even the most disciplined and well-oiled businesses make mistakes.  Clear procedures and policies reduce the frequency, but even the best companies make mistakes.  You can’t be perfect, so it’s the steps you take when the mistake is identified that matters, especially in our connected world where one mistake can be […]

What to do with too much Growth

By almost all accounts, Tom is having a great year with his business. Revenue is up, former customers are calling for more help and there’s been a record pace of quality referrals. But Tom has a serious problem. Too much growth might be considered to be a ‘nice problem to have’ and more money makes […]

Save it for a Rainy Day – The What, Why and How…

We usually associate the phrase “Save it for a Rainy Day” with putting aside something for a time of special needs or emergencies.  The “Dictionary of Clichés” dates the origin of the saying back to the year 1580.  So it’s been passed down through generations for well over 4 centuries.  Though it’s still advised to […]