Articles on: Value Builder

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 […]

Playing your way to success – the Crazy 8’s of Business…!

On a personal note, I would like to dedicate this post to my Uncle Al Robke who recently played his last hand on earth, may he rest in peace.  The earliest playing cards date back to around 1000 A.D., originating in China, before spreading into Europe and beyond.  The oldest known 52 card deck is […]

Do you want to Love It or List It?

Where are you with your business? If you watch HGTV, then you’re likely familiar with the show ‘Love It or List It‘. If you haven’t seen it, the show is about a home-owning couple who are very frustrated with their house after some number of years. They previously loved their house but they have a […]

Summer Vacation and the Hub and Spoke…

If you’re into bike riding or cycling you know the importance of a well maintained hub and properly tensioned spokes connected to the outer wheel.  Both are critical components, though one is clearly more significant than the other. If one spoke breaks the bike will still function, but if the hub fails it’s all over.  […]