I’m really sick and tired of hearing that the purpose of a business is to make a profit. If that’s the purpose of a business, then that would mean the purpose of me doing business with your business is for you to make a profit. Does that make any sense at all? In today’s video we’re going to talk about why profit is a result and not a purpose. We’ll also be talking about the real purpose of a business….and that is to provide a product or … [Read more...]
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Creating Business Value
You need to be in a mastermind group - What a mastermind group is and how it can help you create a sustainable business.
Is mentoring right for you? - You'll learn what our one on one mentoring/coaching program is about and whether it's right for you.
What keeps you up at night quiz - Our quiz that allows you to think about what keeps you and your business from moving forward.
Learn about our Alignment Process - This video talks about the process we use when we're both deciding whether we want to work together.
Making Wise Decisions - Learn a process we use to make decisions that get to the core reason you're doing something.
Why you should work with AskJoshPatrick - Learn who Josh Patrick is and why he does this work.
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One of the things I enjoy is working with rising generations in a family business. When I say rising generations I mean the children of the owners of the business who are getting ready to take a leadership role in the family business. I’ve had the opportunity to do this several times and when the children are competent and willing to do what’s necessary to be a responsible business owner it’s one of the things I enjoy most about the work I … [Read more...]
Every once in a while I like to take inventory of the products and services that we offer here at The Sustainable Business. As I learn new things that business owners are interested in, I often try to put together a product that allows us to fill a need in business owner knowledge. So, here is a list of the programs and products that we have going on right now. If any of these fit your needs, please feel free reaching out to me and I would be … [Read more...]
Way too many companies spend a ton of effort trying to bury mistakes. When this happens a big problem appears. You probably already know what that problem is…but here’s a simple way of saying it. Bad news doesn’t get better with age. In today’s video we’re going to talk about the world of the negative and why it’s important to not hide it, but shine a light on it instead. Transcript Way too many companies spend a ton of effort … [Read more...]
Too often we end up hiring someone who’s not a good fit for our company. When this happens, it always causes problems with the people in your company who are good fits. You end up creating a culture mis-match and if you’re not careful, you’re companies culture could start to resemble something you’re not very happy with. In today’s video we’re going to talk about how you get the wrong person in your company and what to do if and when it does … [Read more...]