Build a Business, Not a Job

The Secret to Why Building a Business Can Make You Wealthy

Have you ever wondered how the wealthiest people in the world originally built their fortunes? If you analyzed the Forbes 400 list of richest people in the United States, you’d find that more than 325 of them got on the list by applying a simple formula (or being the heir of someone who applied this […]

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12 tips to Leverage a Business Coach to Help You Scale Faster

All world-class athletes have an experienced coach to pull the very best performance from them – game in, game out. Their coach gives them an edge to prepare better, plan smarter, and execute more powerfully. What’s not as well known is that top business owners often also have a coach, in their case a “business […]

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The False Dilemma – Control or Chaos

Cheryl, a business coaching client, ran a $1.5 million per year glass company. She worked hard, typically 70 hours a week, and she was scared to death to empower her team to “own” functions and responsibilities within the business. “David,” she said, “I’ve tried that before. I delegated to my team and asked them to […]

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35 Business Controls Your Company Needs to Successfully Scale

Controls are the intelligent processes, procedures, and safeguards that protect your company from uninformed or inappropriate decisions or actions by any team member. When you build a business versus a job, you want your team to have the authority to get tasks done without running everything past you. You need them to exercise their judgment […]

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A Simple 5 Step Process to Create Your Company Culture and Build an Owner Independent Company

Finally a simple, no-nonsense, concrete template to build the culture you want and reduce your company’s reliance on you.

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Creating Your “Strategic Structure” to Make Smart Choices and Execute to Get Results

How do you consistently get your company to invest its time, talent, attention, and money on the right things in the face of so many demands and urgencies crying out for its resources? You lean heavily on the strategic structure you’ve built for your company. At its most basic form, your strategic structure is how […]

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10 Tips to Align Your Goals, Priorities, Actions, and Company Culture

What if there was a magic concept that you could employ that would powerfully align your goals, priorities, actions, and company culture? In other words, your company would invest its best resources in alignment with its top goals. And each of your team would act daily in accordance with these priorities, letting these priorities and […]

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4 Focuses to Help You Scale Your Manufacturing Business

Here are the top four focus areas you need to pay attention to now to successfully scale your manufacturing business.

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Business Tip of the Day: 16 Secrets to Be a Great Boss

Here are the top 16 secrets to being a great boss, one of your key first defenses to retaining your top talent.

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4 Strategies to Land a Whale and Double Your Business

Who is that one customer whom if you could land them, could double your company over 12-24 months? Here are 4 strategies to land that whale…

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Financial Pop Quiz: Do You Have the Financial Savvy to Run Your Company (Take this short quiz and find out)

Here is a simple 10-question quiz to see if you have the financial savvy to effectively run your company.

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5 Sales Secrets for Companies Who Are Scared of Sales

Here are five of the most important sales fundamentals for your company especially if your company is a little “sales phobic”.

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The 6 Steps to Redesign Your Core Systems to Make them Better, Cheaper, and Faster

A proven 6-step process to make your systems better, faster, cheaper, and more scalable.

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15 Secrets You Must Know When Selling Your Company

You never know when you might get an offer to purchase your company. Here are 15 tips to help you be better prepared to do the dance of selling your company.

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Gross Profit Margin: The Secret Financial Indicator Most Business Owners Ignore

It gives you deep insight to pricing… to production costs… and to profitability… and 9 out of 10 business owners don’t understand it and how to use it…

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21 Business Controls to Help You Let Go of More (and worry less)

Here are 21 concrete examples of business controls that can help you delegate more “ownership” of functions in your business without keeping you up at night.

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The 3 Most Deadly Mistakes When Delegating to Your Team

Which of these three mistakes keeps you trapped “controlling” your business operations…?

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Growing Your Business Without Sacrificing Your Health, Family, or Life to Do It

Learn why you don’t have to sacrifice your life to grow your business.

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A Secret 4-Step Process to Systematize Your Business Starting in as Little as 90 Days

If you’ve ever wondered how to start systematizing your business, here is a time tested 4-step process to get started in the next 90 days.

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5 Sure-Fire Ways to Increase Your Profitability

Here is a quick-list of my 5 favorite ways to increase your company’s profitability.

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