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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Finally a simple, no-nonsense, concrete template to build the culture you want and reduce your company’s reliance on you.
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 […]
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 […]
Here are the top four focus areas you need to pay attention to now to successfully scale your manufacturing business.
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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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A proven 6-step process to make your systems better, faster, cheaper, and more scalable.
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.
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…
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.
Which of these three mistakes keeps you trapped “controlling” your business operations…?
Learn why you don’t have to sacrifice your life to grow your business.
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.
Here is a quick-list of my 5 favorite ways to increase your company’s profitability.