Managing Your Small Business Through Coronavirus

If you’re asking yourself whether you’re managing your small business through coronavirus well or not, then you’re probably doing pretty well. As small businesses, we know you can’t afford to shut down. Nor can you let everyone work from home. We know you want to do... Read »

Top 10 Tips for Your Small Business Strategic Plan

We recently read an article that said a small business strategic plan is a a waste of time. We say “how can you possibly know where your small business needs to go if you don’t have a strategic direction?” There is amazing confidence that comes from the sure knowledge... Read »

When to Have an Accountability Conversation and How

Deciding if and when to have an accountability conversation with a team member is crucial in your small-mid size business. And once you decide to have an accountability conversation, there’s a process you can follow that will make it easier… even natural and... Read »

How Planning Transformed One Small Business

Roger’s words as he was driving away from a recent client… I just completed a meeting with the leadership team of a relatively new client. It’s interesting to realize where they were before and where they are now. Transformed When I first met with this leadership... Read »

Your Budget, Priorities, and Resource Needs In 2019

If you had a choice between hiring a supplier that has a plan laid out for 2019 and hiring one who runs his business by gut and instinct, which one would you choose? As a business leader, you’d probably pick the supplier who knows what his budget, priorities, and... Read »