Category Archives: Production

So Why Am I Micro-Managing My People?

I often see small business owners who get confused about being “engaged” in their business with being a “micromanager.” “I’m NOT a micromanager, and that’s a big reason I wanted out of the corporate world and into my own business” … Continue reading

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Patience: The (not so) Silent Killer (of productivity)

No – that’s not true. Or is it? I often see small business owners who are paralyzed in their business – frozen in a cycle of unproductive habits. Some call themselves “patient” while others will throw out “watching the market” … Continue reading

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My Hammer Doesn’t Make Me a Carperter

This week I found myself needing to use a different car for a while. Like anything “new” to me, I usually have to fumble and bumble my way around the details – radio buttons, cruise control, mirrors, etc… It takes … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From A Great Small Business Owner

This past week the world lost a great man. A patriot, father, husband, Christian, and a small business owner. He was many things to many people, but he was so much to so many because of what he was able … Continue reading

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Applying Segmentation to Boost Sales

Strengths based segmentation works every time. Had a great conversation with a small business owner this week who has seen his top sales rep have a 50% increase in gross revenue this month. My first question was “Wow, what happened?” … Continue reading

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