How to Have Gravitas as a Business Owner

Some people are born with charisma but most of us have to attain it. Executive presence, the “it” factor, inspirational leadership… whatever you call it, it’s critical if you want stakeholders—customers, prospects, employees, suppliers—to do business with you. How... Read »

How to Overcome the Biggest Challenges Business Owners Face

According to research, nine of 10 small business owners say that they’re still involved in the day-to-day activities of their business as opposed to truly focusing on the company’s future. Failure to make payroll, 60-hour weeks with years of no vacation, and employees... Read »

7 Steps to Creating Optimally Profitable Customers

Are a majority of your customers as profitable to your business as they could be? Are you 100% certain that your business is delivering 100% of what your customers really want? Do you spend as much serving your “D” grade customers as you do your “A” customers? As a... Read »

Create an operating plan for your small business

We know that running a business isn’t easy. We’ve been there. One of the best things we ever did was to create an operating plan… one that insures that your daily and weekly decisions are on track with your long term goals. An operating plan for your small... Read »