How to Grow Your Business and Have More Free Time

Is it time to grow your business? Your business is stagnant. You're not growing, and yet you don't have enough hours in the day to get everything done. Your revenues aren't enough to afford more help, and you can't take on any more yourself. It's not that you don't want to grow—you do. You fear [...]

By |2022-05-03T13:52:19+00:00May 3rd, 2022|Small Business|0 Comments

Is There too Much on Your Menu?

Is there too much on your menu? When my father was in his late 80s he didn’t get out much. However, one thing he looked forward to was our weekly Sunday morning breakfast. It became a tradition. We varied and rotated restaurants over the years, but usually stuck with the same staples. Dad always had [...]

By |2022-04-19T13:52:22+00:00April 19th, 2022|Small Business|Comments Off on Is There too Much on Your Menu?

Do Your Company Policies Serve Your Customer’s Needs?

So, do you company policies serve your customer’s needs? I read a phrase in an SBA (Small Business Administration) post titled Marketing 101 that struck a nerve, "All company policies and activities should be directed toward satisfying customer needs." Most of my career has been in sales and marketing. Customer service hasn't only been important to [...]

By |2022-03-03T12:06:20+00:00March 3rd, 2022|Leadership, Small Business|Comments Off on Do Your Company Policies Serve Your Customer’s Needs?

Growing Your Small Business

So far, you've done well growing your small business. You began as a solopreneur, grown your business, added employees, and continued growth. The problem is, it's becoming more and more challenging to juggle everything you do. Small companies often plateau because the business plan that got them there becomes ineffective. You can't manage a grocery [...]

By |2022-03-01T13:52:01+00:00March 1st, 2022|Small Business|Comments Off on Growing Your Small Business

Where Does Your Business Cause Customers Pain? 

Where Does Your Business Cause Customers Pain?  Where does your business cause customers pain? Our internet at home was down Sunday evening. It took my wife over 30 minutes to fight through the maze of automated customer service questions to reach someone who could help us. Last week, I went online to buy a friend’s [...]

By |2022-02-05T13:55:24+00:00January 27th, 2022|Small Business|Comments Off on Where Does Your Business Cause Customers Pain? 

Is it Time to Quit Your Day Job and Start a Business?

So, is it time to quit your day job and start a business? The great resignation has shown us that many people aren’t happy with their jobs. Do you know what, if you’re unhappy with your work, you should look for something else. However, if the new job is starting a business, you should also [...]

By |2022-02-05T13:56:03+00:00January 23rd, 2022|Small Business|Comments Off on Is it Time to Quit Your Day Job and Start a Business?

5 Mistakes That Can Destroy Your New Business

There are more than 5 mistakes that can destroy your new business. However, these 5 topped the list when I asked several small business owners what mistakes could ruin a new business. 5 Mistakes That Can Destroy Your New Business 1. Not Testing Your Idea What may look like a great business plan on paper [...]

By |2022-02-05T13:57:21+00:00January 4th, 2022|Small Business|1 Comment

What They Don’t Tell You About Owning a Business

If you're considering going from an employee to owning business, good for you. I don't want to talk you out of it. What I hope to do is help you be a little more prepared for what may await you. I grew up working in my parent’s mom & pop convenience store. It was open [...]

By |2021-11-11T14:18:01+00:00November 11th, 2021|Small Business|Comments Off on What They Don’t Tell You About Owning a Business
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