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Patrick Mahomes – The Ideal Team Player

When you lose something you really worked for it is supposed to hurt.  There is a lot of hurting going on in the Chief’s Kingdom.  No matter what anyone says it is hard to accept defeat when victory was in your grasp.  This year the Kansas City Chiefs reached a championship game they had not […]

Are you going it alone…?

Most business owners feel like they’re on some kind of island. That their company’s success or failure rides solely on their shoulders…and their shoulders alone. The problem with that feeling is that not only is it wrong, it’s incredibly stressful and tends to lead to bad decisions and eventually to business failures. The media has […]

The 3 things you must do to build trust and teamwork

Teamwork has been described as the ultimate competitive advantage for a business. “If you could get all the people in an organization rowing in the same direction, you could dominate any industry, in any market, against any competition, at any time.” ― Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable According to […]

I can’t hear you! (Try this;)

Photo by Striatic Have you ever felt like you just can’t get through to some people?  That the line of communication just isn’t working?  It’s frustrating on a personal level, but it can be a killer when it comes to small business success! Of course the best time to work on a potential issue is […]

The biggest mistake most business owners make

Small businesses are a tricky thing – there are lots of mistakes that business owners can make.  Not paying attention to their customers, not keeping up with technology, constantly trying to be a hero, not understanding cash flow!  All of these will eventually kill or cripple your business, but the biggest impact, the mistake that […]

What can Bubble Net Feeding teach you?

You can learn some pretty cool things on vacation sometimes.  It’s may be hard to tell, but the picture above is a pod of humpback whales engaged in Bubble Net Feeding (here’s a bigger view). What is Bubble Net Feeding and how does it apply to business?  Read on and find out!