Can a Small Business Owner Compete with Amazon?

Can small business owners successfully compete with Amazon? Or are we destined to allow this mammoth giant to swallow our clients as it continues to gobble up market share? I know this threat is serious to many entrepreneurs and small business owners. What if you,… Continue reading

Embracing the Entrepreneurial Spirit

The entrepreneurial spirit is one of the most successful perspectives you can embrace as a business leader, who is looking to develop a long-term company success story.  Entrepreneurs think and behave in ways that provides them with the leverage to create, maintain and expand their… Continue reading

Are You Leading Fearlessly?

What does it mean to lead fearlessly? Many of you know Beretta, our Great Dane Therapy Dog. He visits hospitals, workplaces, and children’s centers. With his wagging tail and calm demeanor, he offers emotional support to those with whom he comes in contact. But I… Continue reading

Easy Hacks to Increase Revenue

No business can survive without customers. There is always a desire to increase revenue. That includes your business. In the business world, competition can be fierce, and finding ways to stand out in a crowd can be difficult and sometimes, overwhelming. We need to remember… Continue reading

How Entrepreneurs Leverage Their Talents to Grow Profitable Businesses

Successful entrepreneurs leverage their unique talents to grow profitable businesses. One of the important steps they make is to take an honest assessment of which talents they possess. Then they analyze how these talents can be used effectively to transform their ideas into profitable businesses. … Continue reading

The Decision-making Secret Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Entrepreneurs often find their decision-making under great uncertainty. However, it’s important to realize that decisiveness will help you take action. Making on-the-spot decisions is a necessary skill for any entrepreneur. Unexpected situations crop up daily. With little time to analyze, the situation must be resolved.… Continue reading

Are You the Cow Catcher in Your Business?

The train metaphor can provide great learning insight for business leaders as long as the metaphor includes a cow catcher!.  Let’s consider the many different parts of the train.  The steam locomotive is the leadership team.  It pulls the cars of the business along the… Continue reading

How to Become a Better Leader Overnight

What if you could find a simple action list that when embraced, could make you a better leader overnight? We know that it takes strong leadership to build a thriving business. The goal for building any business is to create long term success. That goal… Continue reading

3 Habits to Transform from a Good Leader into a Great Leader

If you are an entrepreneur, your focus may not be on being a great leader.   Regardless of whether you are a solo entrepreneur, or have a small number of employees, I want to explain why you need to hone your leadership skills.  You can’t be… Continue reading

Why Great Leaders Are Perpetual Learners

Great leaders are perpetual learners. In other words, they are individuals who rely on their insatiable appetite to learn. Learning, for them, is as natural as breathing. Always curious and experimenting with possibilities, these individuals have made their mark on our business enterprises in the… Continue reading