Transparency, the Motivational Trump Card

Transparency, the Motivational Trump Card

Transparency, the Motivational Trump Card The greatest impact of an open, honest culture can be summed up in three little words – “in on it.” The highest form of employee recognition in any organization is leadership’s acknowledgement that everyone plays a role in the...
How to look like you have a team – even when you don’t

How to look like you have a team – even when you don’t

How to look like you have a team – even when you don’t If you’ve been at your business for some time and starting to grow, you’ve probably realized that the companies that make a huge splash in any industry are the ones that have a team in place. While I always...
5 Ways to Find the Right Client

5 Ways to Find the Right Client

5 Ways to Find the Right Client One of the biggest issues I hear from my clients is the struggle to find the right customers and how to build their customer base. I watch people search in all the wrong places, and then scratch their heads about why they haven’t added...
S.M.A.R.T. Goals Success Tips

S.M.A.R.T. Goals Success Tips

S.M.A.R.T. Goals Success Tips A Goal is defined as a measurable, desired level of performance. Every business owner needs to set both short and long-term goals and each goal must pass the S.M.A.R.T. test. Specific Measurable Achievable Results oriented, and defined by...
Go

Go

Go With Master Patrick Hoth Jim Collin’s calls it “The 20-mile march.”  Seth Godin urges us to ship.  Nike says “Just do it.”  Many others have said it in as many ways: We need to do the hard work, despite it being hard. I have come to the belief that one of the...
How Flexible Are You?

How Flexible Are You?

How Flexible Are You? (and I don’t mean your backbends) Flexibility: A word you will come to both love and hate as an entrepreneur. While sometimes it is great to provide flexibility when working with clients, it can also go too far. Below are some of my guidelines on...