Articles on: Small Business Strategy

Is the ‘Easy Button’ in your business?

Every business likes to think they have it.   Staples has made a fortune selling them.  Consumers are demanding it.  The easy button; it’s hard to believe but it’s been nearly 15 years since Staples first introduced that big red button as a fun, clever way to say, “relax we got this” when you shop at […]

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 […]

How to Make Stretching a Habit in Your Business

At some point you’ve probably experienced sore muscles. Maybe it was the first time you hit the weights after a long break or you decided to run a couple miles on a whim, when you’ve mostly been running to the refrigerator for the last 6 months!  One of the surest ways to wake up your […]

Are you playing to your strengths?

Maybe it just goes with this time of the year; businesses are reflecting on their year and planning for the next.  Companies are making assessments on all sorts of things, their product offerings, their current employee teams, if they have people in the right seats, what’s good, what’s bad, or what needs improvement?   And as […]

Is your business getting better?

I really don’t like going to see the doctor.  It’s irrational, it’s fear-based (although I can’t pinpoint it to anything specific) and in the grand scheme of things, I know it’s not good for me. But that doesn’t change the fact that I will fight going to see a doctor at every turn.  I’m working […]

12/31/2019 – What will your business look like?

The last day of 2019….it’s not a typo.   3 years from now, what will that look like for you?  What will your business look like?  Why should you care?  With the end of the year approaching, not only are we thinking about the Holidays, but we naturally reflect on the past year and start thinking […]