12May 2020
May 12, 2020

TIP OF THE WEEK: Three Keys To Creating A Business Someone Will Buy

Can you name 3 things you can do to drastically increase your chances of creating a business someone will buy?  Worried you will get hit with the fact that while you have built a business that has value, the value is low, it is not ready to sell […] Read more

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5May 2020
May 5, 2020

Tip of the Week – Take 5: The Upside to Failure

Are mistakes making you better at what you do in the long run?

This week we take a look at “the surprising benefits of striking out, and how to make the most of your mistakes”.  Take 5: The Upside of Failure by writer Jake J. Smith […] Read more

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28Apr 2020

IMPROVE EMPLOYEE HIRING RETENTION & PRODUCTIVITY

The objective of this blog is to point out key activities and methods that will provide the company with quality employees, decreased turnover, increased performance and productivity.

I. Hiring Quality People that will remain with the company

The person’s performance quality and the retention are […] Read more

23Apr 2020
Apr 23, 2020

Are We Prepared? What have we Learned from Covid-19?

Our economic structure is fragile and can come falling down much easier that we expected. Some scary statistics:

-Thirty percent (30%) of US families have less than $1,000 of emergency funds.
-The average US family credit card debt is $5,700
-A 2015 estimate indicated that the […] Read more

21Apr 2020
Apr 21, 2020

Tip of the Week – Good decisions don’t have to be slow ones

This weeks Tip of the Week comes from Iskandar Aminov, Aaron De Smet, and Dan Lovallo . They discuss their survey of more than 1,200 respondents that “challenges assumptions about decision making, while underscoring the frustrations many executives feel about it. One such finding: decision making uses up […] Read more

14Apr 2020
Apr 14, 2020

Tip of the Week – Video Interview with Damon Pistulka – Exit Your Way

For this week’s tip we’ll take a look at the Exit Your Way program, and hear an interview with Damon Pistulka. Business Connect (Warren Research Inc) caught up with Pistulka. Listen and learn as Damon breaks down the basis of what Exit Your Way is, and […] Read more

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Meetings
7Apr 2020

Tip of the Week-10 Rules for meaningful meetings

Could you use some help with getting your meetings organized?

This weeks tip comes from Elise Keith Co-founder and CEO, of Lucid Meetings who has some ideas that might help.

In her article 10 Research-Backed Rules for Meaningful Meetings, Keith goes over meeting researchers ten best […] Read more

Productivity PyramidTM
31Mar 2020

Goals – Coaching- Accountability – Rewards Productivity PyramidTM

What are typical company goals? Today, almost all companies will say:

Increase Revenue and
Increase Net Income

These two goals are universally mentioned as the typical company goals.

Businesses have to start thinking outside of the box. What other goals could a company have? How are you going […] Read more

Productivity Pyramid
30Mar 2020

The Productivity Pyramid TM – Coaching and Team Work

The Productivity Pyramid TM – Coaching and Team Work

A CEO of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) reported that 20%-25% of all people are having some life issue right now. That means many employees are currently struggling with a life issue. Life issues could include: financial […] Read more

leadership skills
24Mar 2020
Mar 24, 2020

Tip Of The Week: Ten Leadership Qualities You Want To Master

What to increase your leadership skills?

The rule of thumb is if you lose an A performer, it takes you 3 years of salary to get them back. Having goals, accountability, and rewards for your team ensures that you keep your A performers because it’s a huge […] Read more

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selling your business
17Mar 2020
Mar 17, 2020

TIP OF THE WEEK Selling Your Busine

The tip of the week comes from Exit Your Way – Selling Your Business Do you have the momentum to stick with it and get the best premium for your business?

You know your business has potential, but as Exit Your Way explains, “for your business you need to […] Read more

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How good of a listener are you?
10Mar 2020

TIP OF THE WEEK Good Leaders are Good Listeners

Good Leaders are Good Listeners. But to Be an Exceptional Leader, You Must Learn to Listen Differently.
How good of a listener are you?
This week’s TIP comes from Philip Liebman, MLAS Philip is CEO, ALPS Leadership | Exceptional Leadership Guide | CEO Performance Catalyst | Vistage Chair | Speaker

Philip […] Read more

3Mar 2020
Mar 3, 2020

TIP OF THE WEEK: 7 common mistakes made by sellers in mergers and acquisitions

By Adam Price

Adams Price is a managing director of P&M Corporate Finance (PMCF) and has more than 30 years of professional experience in strategic planning and execution for mergers and acquisitions. Price discusses the common mistakes made by sellers in mergers and acquisitions.
Why do […] Read more

tribal knowledge vs. systems
28Feb 2020
Feb 28, 2020

Systems vs. Tribal Knowledge

What is a system or process? A series of steps that detail the process for any area. Sales, Marketing, Production, Customer Service, Accounting and any department can have a system. Systems increase efficiency, effectiveness, scalability and reduce risk.

Systemizing turns tribal knowledge into systems. Many think that their […] Read more

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18Feb 2020

TIP OF THE WEEK – Three Things To Focus On Before Selling A Business

Unclear about how to begin to sell your business? There are three things that are very important when preparing to sell your business. Learn more about The Three Things to Focus on Before Selling a Business.

1. Hire a professional

I can’t stress this enough […] Read more

11Feb 2020
Feb 11, 2020

TIP OF THE WEEK: 5 ways to focus on the customer to grow your business

By: Joe Galvin Joe Galvin is the Chief Research Officer for Vistage Worldwide.

Looking for points on Customer Retention to grow your business?  In his article, 5 ways to focus on the customer to grow your business Joe states, “When asked about priorities for customer engagement, CEOs cited […] Read more

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4Feb 2020
Feb 4, 2020

TIP OF THE WEEK To Improve Your Team First Work on Yourself

TIP OF THE WEEK
To Improve Your Team, First Work on Yourself

By Jennifer Porter,  Managing Partner of The Boda Group
Share with your followers and grow your business
Do you ever wonder where you need to start when you experience team conflicts? Then the first […] Read more

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28Jan 2020

Why Do Customers Buy From You?

Elements to increase Your Company Value: Strategically: Part III
Why Do Customers Buy From You?
This blog is a continuation of the series on Elements to Increase Your Company Value: Strategically– Part III

Why Do Customers Buy from Your Company? 

If you […] Read more

21Jan 2020
Jan 21, 2020

TIP OF THE WEEK: 12 Steps To Prepare For Selling A Business

Are you prepared to take the necessary steps that will make your business stand out to the crowd and prepare for selling your business?

If sellers don’t take steps to stand out from the crowd and prepare for the business sale, they will likely not sell or […] Read more

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13Jan 2020
Jan 13, 2020

TIP OF THE WEEK – Wait Where Did Our New Hire Go

Do you ever wonder what you would say to an employer if you had to back out of a job offer? Have you ever had an employee renege on a job offer, and walk away without even an explanation?

Sue Shellenbarger a Columnist for The Wall Street Journal […] Read more

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