Articles on: Growth

Is consistency a superpower?

We spend a lot of time looking at success (and failure) – trying to figure out what it is that makes some business owners succeed when others struggle. There are lots of reasons and sometimes it’s as simple as someone being in the right place at the right time with the right idea. It’s a […]

Lessons from my Dad…

I often find myself thinking about my dad. He passed away a few years ago and although he’s not here, I still find myself uncovering and appreciating the many lessons he taught me. And a lot of those lessons have been particularly important to me since I started my own business (now over 13 years […]

3 Ways to Jumpstart Your Business in 2020

It’s here, the New Year, the dawn of new decade, a fresh start.  Are you ready?  We’ve all made our 2020 iteration of New Year’s Resolutions, though by now some of them have already been broken.   None the less, resolutions are a time of renewal and recommitment that’s associated with the 1st of every year […]

You don’t know what you don’t know…

There have been moments in my life where I felt like I had everything figured out – that I knew what was up, I knew what I was doing and that I was definitely on the right track. (This investment is solid, this company will be a great long-term opportunity, etc.). And pretty much every […]

Want to grow? Don’t be a Hub…

Summertime is vacation time; is your business ready to run without you?   Recently a situation occurred with one of our Aspire clients that added a twist to this familiar summer quagmire.  However, it wasn’t the owner, but the Operations Manager (#2 position on their Accountability Chart) who was going to be gone for a few […]

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 […]