Great leadership starts with mentorship. Mentoring comes through one-on-one meetings with your direct reports. My contention is you should meet at least once per month with each of your direct reports, and then each of your direct reports should meet with theirs, and so on.… Click Here to Continue Reading
Good Information Can Help You Make Good Decisions
Many years ago I had the opportunity of hiring a talented and caring chief financial officer by the name of Garry Carter, CPA who during the interview process said to me, “Brad I’ll give you good information, and I’ll trust that you will make good decisions.” I learned quite a bit from… Click Here to Continue Reading
When determining new growth and direction, there are times when it is best to start de novo, or from scratch, and times it is actually better to go out and buy a company. Buying companies through an acquisition process to layer onto your existing business enterprise can sometimes be a great strategy. Here are a few reasons and ways that… Click Here to Continue Reading
Different is good. Different is the way to more customers and higher profits. Without clear market differentiation your business will look much like a commodity, and commodities generally compete on price. Competing on price is not much fun.… Click Here to Continue Reading
You have likely invested a lot of time, energy, and money in your company, and you want to see it thrive. Do you feel like you are doing everything in your power to grow your small business yet just keep coming up short? The answer might be with your mindset.
How to Grow Your Small Business
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