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Are you chasing Growth or Success?

In business it’s easy to focus on growth as the only measure that really matters. It’s easy to measure (especially top line revenue or number of customers) and it just feels good. But is that really the best thing to focus on? *Spoiler alert – probably not…! 😉 I’m currently reading the book Company of […]

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 […]

Senior Leadership! Congratulations to the class of 2020

She is only one of an estimated 3.7 million in the US, but history will frame it as an exclusive club.  She understands that in her lifetime, there will be plenty of memorable events to celebrate, although you could argue, that few have been more anticipated than the spring of her 18th year.  She’s a […]

Frustrated? Maybe you’re playing the wrong game…

As a business owner, it’s a pretty safe bet that you feel frustrated at times – sometimes it’s because things aren’t going your way. And sometimes, ironically, it’s because things did go your way – you won – but you’re thinking ‘Now what? How can I top that?’. Whatever the cause, that frustration can be […]

Are you in ‘Survival’ Mode?

Picture this – a business owner who’s working 10 to 12 hour days and at least 6 to 8 hours on the weekend. There’s a massive pile of stuff on their desk that needs attention. Employees drop in or call every so often with a new issue. Which is better than when customers call in […]

Is Follow-Through a Lost Art?

Consistent. Intentional. Deliberate follow-through.  Has it improved in some industries and slipped in others?  Have you noticed a shift?  Is it impacting you or your company? One of our Aspire clients is convinced they could succeed in just about any business by consistently executing one simple action:  Follow-through.  It’s not meant to be a boastful […]