Grow Your Assets by Growing Your People

I have long believed that if you are not growing, you are dying. This applies to both individuals and organizations.

Before the Great Recession, I met owners who had the “Goldilocks Mentality,” which is to say, they had created and built an organization that was “just right.”

Most of those folks are now out of business. They failed to grow their business when times were good, and suffered when times were bad.

If you want to grow your business, you have to grow ...

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Can’t we move faster?

The hungry, driven business owner ranks at the top of any list of the “most impatient people on the planet.”

The ones I know walk fast, drive fast, talk fast and think fast. I’m no slouch when it comes to being impatient, but when I compare myself to some of these folks, you can clearly see I am in the slow lane.

Last week I wrote about having a strong second quarter. In my column, I provided five steps to plan and ...

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Steps to a Strong Second Quarter

By this time in April, everyone should be back at work from Spring Break and the related holidays.

Now is the time to take action to have a great second quarter.

The first step is to take the time to identify and celebrate successes earned in the first three months of the year.

Americans are funny people; we set goals, strive hard to meet them and when we achieve them, we rarely take the time to truly appreciate the effort and energy expended ...

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Radio Stations for Employers and Employees

Last week I referenced radio station WIIFM, which stands for “What’s in it For Me.”

This is a universal station; we listen to it all the time and never tire of it.

There are, however, other business radio stations that are listened to in almost every workplace.

The station of the highest importance to anyone in a position of ownership and leadership is station KTLO, which is “Keeping the Lights On.”

Put another way, this station is all about what needs to take place ...

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