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A Roadmap for Pivoting a Business Towards Future Growth

A Roadmap for Pivoting a Business Towards Future Growth

In times of turmoil, we hear the inevitable cry to pivot your business into a new set of products or services. Exactly how is that done? What are the steps?   Do we need a crisis to pivot our business? Shouldn’t we always be looking to pivot our business? And, if pivoting is so easy, why ...
Justification for Your Next Vacation

Justification for Your Next Vacation

To build a business that can operate without the owner, let a vacation detect issues in systems, employee training and processes. ...
5 Ways To Get Your Business To Run Without You

5 Ways To Get Your Business To Run Without You

Have you ever considered making it your primary goal to set up your business so that it can thrive and grow without you? A business not dependent on its owner is the ultimate asset to own. It allows you to have complete control over your time so that you can choose the projects you get ...
The Four Real World Employee Ratios that Can Drive Your Business

The Four Real World Employee Ratios that Can Drive Your Business

It’s a competitive jungle out there, and the most sought-after prizes aren’t treasure chests of money, but people. High performing employees to be specific. Regardless of employment levels, top companies know that success depends on not only attracting and retaining your most productive employees, but also on building a healthy set of employee performance metrics. ...
Avoid the Mile-Wide Trap in Your Business COVID 19 Response

Avoid the Mile-Wide Trap in Your Business COVID 19 Response

What is the difference between a mile-wide versus a mile-deep approach to building your business? And why does it matter? As many companies’ growth has stalled due to Covid-19’s shelter-in-place, unemployment, reduced consumption, workplace protection and other changes and limitations, some are looking everywhere for new businesses, even scrambling to diversify by adding new products ...