3 Life Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Some of us discover our purpose in life at an early age. It might be writing, playing the violin or the driven and passionate artist. That...

Can You Balance These Two Opposing Requirements for Business Success?

Are you a fan of the KISS – keep it simple, stupid – approach to life and business? I love it when situations, challenges, or problems can...

Businesses with a Higher Purpose Also Increase Profit

Many entrepreneurs still don’t understand that building a business culture today of doing good, like helping people (society) and planet (sustainability), is also a...

5 Goals Every Small Business Owner Should Set

Goal setting is an important aspect of starting and owning a business—without them you may become lost, and head your business down the wrong...

Compound Interest in Business

Albert Einstein said that the most powerful force in the universe is compound interest and it is either working for you or against you! Well,...

The 3 D’s That Kill Businesses: Debt, Divorce, and Death

Hardly anyone creates a company while also imagining the worst possible thing that could happen to it. Instead we envision success, milestones, and creating...

4 Steps to Prepare Your Business for a Required Pivot

You will be pivoting your business in your lifetime, whether you are a new startup, or a mature company like Motorola or IBM. You...

How to Embrace Brand Citizenship for Purpose and Profit

Any-sized business can practice social good. Yet, “businesses have traditionally looked to customers and employees to advocate for their brands. Today, the equation has flipped....

How Would You Like a Great Advisory Board?

Have you ever thought of creating an advisory board? As you can guess, that would be an informal group with no legal responsibilities, but one...

Measure What Matters: Business Metrics

A while back, we explored the business metrics that every business owner and leader should be monitoring to keep their finger on the health of their...

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