Making a Great Business Plan

Successful people are rooted in a strong belief system – spiritual belief, belief in themselves, belief in the work they do, and belief in the people around them.  3-5% of business owners earn considerable wealth.  Their so-called secret making a business plan and... Read »

Reinvent to Stay Relevant

What do Madonna and IBM have in common? They’ve both reinvented themselves significantly in order to stay relevant and successful in the marketplace. The original Material Girl now speaks in a British accent and espouses veganism and yoga.  And IBM, once the largest... Read »

5 Reasons You Need a Strategic Plan in Your Business

Imagine how you’d react if you hired a general contractor to build a home, and he refused to use blueprints.  If he said, “You know, I’m just gonna use instinct and gut on this one”—as opposed to effective strategy, planning, measurement, and management. How long... Read »

The 7 things a business coach knows that can help your business

Last week I discussed 8 of the top 9 FAQ’s about business coaching and 8 of the top 9 reasons to improve your business, your profit, and your lifestyle immediately. Here’s the 9th frequently asked question about getting a business coach that’s right for you and your... Read »

9 Reasons to Use a Business Advisor

You own a business because you had a vision of how it could be. Have you lost that vision? Does it seem naïve in the face of brutal reality? How do you know you’re doing everything you can, and doing it well, to make your company great? Here are the top 9 FAQ’s about... Read »

The Power of a Killer Guarantee

Do you have a killer guarantee in your company? One that stops your customers in their tracks with its power… even makes them feel a little foolish for NOT doing business with you? Sure, sure, I’ve heard all the arguments against guarantees:  It’s too risky!... Read »