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If you are like most business owners

If you are like most business owners, you launched your business because you are really good at the thing you do. And maybe it was also because you got fed up with some aspect of where you worked before.

If you have…


March is back, which means you’ve survived a year of Covid-19. It has been tragic for many, and there have been many, many changes. While I want to acknowledge those we lost (I personally lost one of my Aunts as well as a friend to Covid-19), there is still hope…


Uber found that $100,000,000 (one-hundred million dollars) of their $150 million ad budget was being fraudulently billed. And after drilling down, cutting spending, and figuring out where the money was going, they got the same result with 13.33% of their original spend.

Nandini Jammi wrote a great thread about this…


Female Founder

Over 90% of Founders go out and start their business without any business education. They start because they are good at what they do. Maybe they get frustrated, hit a ceiling, want to chase an opportunity, move faster, or want to remain true to their values. But they are not…


Sailboat with: The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Miro Sailing Academy d.o.o., CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Disney Stock rose today (Nov 12, 2020) after reporting a loss of 20 cents per share instead of the expected 71 cents with $500M more in revenue than projected. (CNBC)

On this same day total US cases hit 10,500,259 with 242,436 individuals having died due to Covid-19, according to Johns…


The First Critical Process

There are a few critical processes in running your business. And usually there are fewer than we think that are truly critical, the ones that all the others rely on.

I have boiled it down to 5 critical processes for a Physical Therapist Private Practice. They…


Fast Company posted this challenging tweet and link to a depreciative article on Twitter. The article title is “Brand purpose” is a lie.

Fast Company tweet Jan 20, 2019

I agree with the tweet. A Core Purpose is not something you make up. And big businesses who do this only fuel our cynicism. …


Greg Crabtree lays out what he calls “The Four Keys” in Section 1 of his book, “Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!”. These are the “4 keys to unlock your business potential” based on his experiences as an accountant, entrepreneur, and consultant to entrepreneurs.

Section 1, the first four chapters…


I have seen business owners, time and again, frustrated with the lack of results from their teams. And in nearly every case it is because they lack a process to drive their desired results.

In some cases there is no clarity around expectations.

There is no focus on what needs…

Sturdy

Business Coach, Advisor and Trainer.

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