The Plight of Perpetual Proximity Management

Proximity Management
What is the plight of perpetual proximity management to a small business owner or manager? In other words, what’s the outcome of having to constantly be present, hovering over employees, with up-close management? Did you know people hate constant up-close management?...

No. 1 Intangible for Selling Your Business

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I received a call this week from one of my favorite clients (I’ll call him Jim), who has become a close friend over the past few years.  Jim couldn’t wait to tell me he had sold his business, adding that the intangible asset my company had helped to implement played a...

7 Reasons to Systematize Small Business

systematize small business
Systematize a small business!? This sounds formidable, intimidating, complicated… not to mention, time-consuming. Folks, it’s NOT complicated, but it does take some time and effort. However, it pays huge dividends!  With today’s tools you don’t have to reinvent the...

Battling Business Blindness and Burn-out

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When you don’t know what you KNOW, that’s a sure sign of purposeful Business Blindness! Comparatively, when you don’t DO what you KNOW to do for your business, consider yourself either BLIND, BURNED-OUT or… STUPID? Sorry to be so blunt. Some small business...