Overthinking Process Management

Overthinking process management
Overthinking process management is akin to spoiling the enjoyment of a simple neighborhood football game, by trying to incorporate complex NFL-level plays. Yes, over-analyzing the science of business operations discourages small business owners from implementing...

Homestead Rescue for Business

Homestead Rescue
You may have seen the reality TV show “Homestead Rescue,” where the Raney family attempts to rescue troubled homesteaders living “OFF the grid” in some wilderness. But now on the brink of failure. For background, the Raney family has vast knowledge and experience in...

Dangers of a Fast-Growing Business

fast growing business
A fast-growing business is exciting and stimulating for any business owner, at least for a season. However, as a business grows, so does the complexity of day-to-day operations. At this point, when a business owner doesn’t take the necessary steps to maintain control...

Stop Speaking Death to Business

Speaking Death to Business
Speaking death to business can be as natural as breathing, to some business professionals. Clearly, no one intentionally speaks death to their business. They may do it habitually, without thinking! THINK about it! Next time you are in a meeting, take careful note of...

Destroying the Works of Bamboozlement

Works of Bamboozlement
What ARE the works of bamboozlement?  To “bamboozle” is to deceive, dupe, hoodwink or fool another by underhanded methods. It also means to confuse, frustrate, or purposely throw someone off-track. If you are experiencing that in your business, I suggest you expose...

Prosperity with Purpose

Prosperity with Purpose
Prosperity with purpose is vital when making the decision to start or acquire a business! Questions for you:  What purpose would inspire and motivate you, year-after-year, to embrace the adversity that WILL come with business ownership? Likewise, what purpose...

Power to Tread on Chaos

Power to Tread on Chaos
There is only one way to attain power to tread on chaos in business operations! In short, you must take dominion, by harnessing the root cause of chaos. Therefore, systemizing workflow processes, equipment maintenance, and human resources, etc. is KEY. In addition,...

A Tightly Wound Business Owner

Tightly Wound Business Owner
“You’re a GRINDER, Philip!” my dentist told me one day, years ago. He assessed my condition as Bruxism; whereby, you grind, gnash, or clench your teeth. Yep, that was me back then; a tightly-wound business owner who carried my work frustrations home, manifesting in...

What is Your Credibility Score?

Credibilty Score
As a business owner, your credibility score with clients, vendors, and employees is determined by their direct observation. In other words, when you tell someone you will call them back, send them a late payment, or that you want to do lunch, etc…. DO YOU MEAN...