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Wouldn’t it be great if there were no more digital or printed reports to tell us what happened in the past? I know. We...

How to Know When to Sell Your Online Business

A couple of years ago, one of our customers lost over $96,000. He lost this money because he missed the signs it was time...

5 Small Business Errors and How to Avoid Them

Many small businesses fail because they make certain basic errors. Hard work and a great business idea will not save a company if it...

Technology and Strategic Planning

The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail...

5 Ways Consulting Helps Build Your Business

When You Might Need Remote Consultants While running a business, there’s a point when it may become necessary for you to look for help managing...

Business Plans are Always Wrong

Yes, I admit; I’ve used “business plans are always wrong” a few times in slides, blog posts, and even in both of my two...

Make Adequate Thinking Time a Priority

Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence...

The Lean Business Plan as Dashboard and GPS

What if you own a business, you’re not a startup, and you don’t have to generate a traditional business plan to show to a...

Make Sure Your Strategic Plan Has an Implementation Plan

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” -Alexander Graham Bell I have helped a myriad of firms with their strategic planning. These firms know...

Work on Your Three Levels of Leadership

Another leadership development bit? Yup. But if you have no time or are impatient, here are the three levels: visionary, strategic and tactical. Skip...

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