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High Performing Business with Team Support

High-Performing Business with Team Support Creating a Support Team to keep you and your business smoothly functioning may be one of the best actions you take to improve your business’s performance—when it’s the right time to expand. Typically, there are two approaches to determining when to add your support team. In all the years of […]

Too much business tech.

How much business tech do you need to ditch?

How Much Business Tech Do You Need to Ditch? Modern Small Business Owners need business tech to be effective and efficient. By not using it, they could be doing themselves a big disservice.  However, business tech does come with a caution: there is a point at which it can hinder the progression of a small […]

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Phone follow up with potential customers

Phone follow up with potential customers The effectiveness of phone follow up with customers and potential customers is being minimized in modern business. We aren’t utilizing one of our most commonly available tools – a phone. Yes, you heard me correctly. People still use phones to speak to one another.  Small Business Owners, you need […]

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Internal Business Partners: Marketing and Sales

Internal Business Partners: Marketing and Sales Every business needs sales to survive. Sales need marketing to attract and engage potential customers so they can be converted from lurkers to paying customers. This is a fact for every business. Your business is no different. Do sales happen without marketing? It is possible, but not probable! We’re […]

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Independence Day and Your Business

Independence Day and Your Business Independence Day is today in The United States of America. Canada celebrated their Independence Day on July 1st. All these Independence Day concepts had me pondering about the independence of owning a business. Small Business Owners (SBOs) are seriously committed to the growth and increasing value of their business. This […]

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Celebrating 8 Years of Blogging for Small Business Owners

Celebrating 8 Years of Blogging for Small Business Owners Wow, 8 years of blogging is a long time to be blogging! Small Business Owners need sound support, fresh ideas, for new strategies and aligned actions to achieve stronger business performance and increase their business success rate. Each week for the past 8 years, we’ve been […]

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3 point mid-quarter small business performance check-in

3 Point Mid-Quarter Small Business Performance Check-In Mid-Quarter Check-ins are one of my favorite business activities. Well, next to seeing a client’s face light-up when they understand why they’ve had a gap in their business’s performance. These check-ins allow you to identify what is impeding upon your business’s success rate. Additionally, when you do this […]

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Jump start a productive day each workday

Jump start a productive day each workday Jump start has a variety of thoughts attached to it. I typically envision cars needing a jump to start, or a defibrillator to help a person’s heart start working again. Your Small Business needs you to provide it with a daily jump start. Are you providing yourself and […]

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Have you completed your business’s tech backup?

Have you completed your business’s tech backup today? What prompted me to write about tech backup today? I noticed late last night that March 31st is World Backup Day. I didn’t know such a “Day” existed! Did you? Most Small Business Owners (SBOs) don’t pay much attention to backing up there data. This is a […]