Articles on: Growth

In Your Business…Do You Cover Cracks or Fix Them?

A neighbor recently had his bare concrete garage floor upgraded with a permanent garage floor covering.  If you’ve ever seen one of these processes, you know that it can cover up a lot of small cracks on the surface of the existing concrete.   However, just because you can no longer see the small cracks, doesn’t […]

Ready-Set-Go! …Stretching Your Comfort Zone

“Ready-Set-Go!” How old do you think you were the first time you heard those words?  Probably 5 or 6 years old; they are a legendary trio of words in backyards and on playgrounds.   And, recently they found their way to the pool while we were enjoying a few days away on a Spring Break trip.  […]

Are you planning for Growth in your business?

One of our Aspire clients operating at a healthy growth rate is coming to terms with the realization that sooner or later they need to establish a permanent presence in another state.   New business opportunities are taking them there on a regular basis and the logistics of travel is catching up with them.  Although, they […]

How would you do on ‘The Spaghetti Problem’?

What’s the essence of creativity?  Is it intelligence?  Planning?  Experience?  It turns out it may not be any of those things… Peter Skillman – who has the title of General Manager of Smart Things at Microsoft developed a creativity exercise that he called ‘The Spaghetti Problem’ and he ran it as a challenge for over […]