What does flexibility look like for your business?

What does flexibility look like for your business?

The one issue that I am hearing from nearly all of the small businesses I work with right now is employees.  That is, hiring new employees and holding onto the employees you have, in order to take advantage of some of the business growth we’ve been seeing in the...
She who hesitates is lost

She who hesitates is lost

Has there ever been a time when you felt that a change was needed in your business, but it seemed nearly impossible to implement?  Or perhaps you’re aware of a great new opportunity for a new product or service, but finding the time and money to get it going has...
What will the future look like for your business?

What will the future look like for your business?

How much time do you spend on planning for the future of your business?  One survey suggested that business owners typically spend less than one-third of their time on planning, with the remaining two-thirds on day-to-day operations.  And that was pre-COVID. I would...
The Tale of the Three-Ring Binder

The Tale of the Three-Ring Binder

This week I want to tell you a little story that I hope conveys to you the value of research as a method for growing your business. Once upon a time… Our story begins a LONG time ago, before the Internet was a thing (at least for us everyday folks), before email,...