An Operating Plan for Your Business

If you have an operating plan for your business, you’re in the top 3-5% of business owners. 95-97% of all businesses don’t have a strategic operating plan. And the SBA lists lack of planning as one of the top reasons for business failure. The good news is that if you... Read »

Deciding Whether Growth is the Main Goal for Your Small Business

If your main goal as a business owner is not to get bigger, then what is it?   Everything around you may be pushing you in the direction of growth… the media, your customers, suppliers. There’s a general expectation in the business community—growth at all costs. When... 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 »

Delegation actually increases your profit

“Whether you own a $500K business or a $50 million one, delegation is the way to grow your business without having to work harder and give up more personal time.  Delegation always makes sense.” That’s what I wrote in my last article on the subject of delegation.... Read »

How to start a more productive day

It’s really difficult to manage your time. That’s something I hear often from my clients. It’s something you know you need to do better – but you don’t know how. You’ve tried making to-do lists, downloading productivity apps on your phone, maybe even different methods... Read »