I’ve often felt that knowing who you’re doing business is an important thing. In fact, I would go past important to a crucial factor in deciding who you’re going to hire, whether it be an internal employee, a virtual assistant or an outside advisor. Today I’m going to let you in on a secret…well, it’s not exactly a secret. It’s the beliefs I’ve held true for the past forty years I’ve been in business. We’re going to first deal with my five … [Read more...]
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One of my mantras when I work with my own companies or others is no surprises. This is a big deal. One of the main reasons people go out of business is a surprise happens and there isn’t enough time, resources or capital to overcome the problem. That’s what this video is all about. It’s about how to keep from having that bad surprise and then not having time to focus on making changes to keep your business afloat. Transcript One of … [Read more...]
One of my favorite management thinkers of all times is Peter Drucker. He’s credited with starting the profession of business consultants. One of his famous statements was: "The purpose of a business is to make and keep a customer". I love that statement and today we’re going to talk about 6 things you need to think about when it comes to this statement. Transcript One of my favorite management thinkers of all times is Peter … [Read more...]
I often talk about how I was the worst manager who ever lived for the first four years of my full-time business career. I yelled at someone with a full throated scream at least once a day. It was never my fault when something went wrong, it was always someone else’s fault. This worked OK until we opened our second branch operation. Then, I was no longer in a place where I could intimidate people every day. From this awful experience, both for … [Read more...]
I talk about values on a regular basis. It’s something that I believe is the keystone to having a great business. Often, people will ask me why I’m so consumed with values. The answer I give might surprise you and it’s the topic of today’s video. Transcript I talk about values on a regular basis. It's something that I believe is the keystone to having a great business. Often, people will ask me why I'm so consumed with values. The … [Read more...]