How to Lead with an Open Mind 23rd Jun 2022

  A lot of business owners consider themselves open to differing points of view.    But I can tell you from experience, we don’t really know how open we actually are until we’re leading a team and trying to sustain the business that feeds our families.   The stakes are suddenly very high. We’re also more vulnerable, positioning ourselves as leaders and feeling the pressure to always appear confident.   Suddenly, we find ourselves slamming doors on opinions that don’t align with our own b... Read more

How to Grow Your Business With Way Less Effort 16th Jun 2022

  Business owners love to talk about how hard they’re working. Relentless, grueling work earns you a badge of honor in the entrepreneurial realm.    But on a societal level, there’s a new shift towards lifestyle balance. More and more frequently, you hear thought leaders and influencers talking about the importance of rest and having a personal life.   I believe both of these philosophies hold merit, but they both neglect the real issue.   If you want to grow your business to a point where you can t... Read more

Read This If You’re Worried That Following a Dream is Selfish 9th Jun 2022

No one wants to crush a loved one’s dream.   And yet, many aspiring business owners have had people in their lives who have encouraged them to reconsider an ambition.   It could be the parent who warns them that they’re unlikely to succeed. Or the friend who thinks the journey will be miserable. Maybe it’s the spouse who’s worried about losing financial security or quality time together.   There are many reasons people close to you might discourage you from building the business you want to build.... Read more

9 Things You’ve Got To Let Go Of Before Starting A Business 1st Jun 2022

  To be human is to struggle. Not always, but often enough that we subconsciously develop clever little mechanisms to ease the struggle.   We develop belief systems that help us avoid admitting our own shortcomings. We make choices that are based purely on pain avoidance. We even run from likely success to escape the less likely risk of failure.   In other words, we pick up a bunch of crappy habits that won’t serve us as business owners.   Here are nine attitudes, habits, and perspectives you’ve got to l... Read more

How to Massively Increase Revenue Without Increasing Costs 25th May 2022

Want to know the easiest, most effective way to scale your business?   It’s so simple, but a surprising number of business owners aren’t doing it.   You’ve got to establish referral partnerships.   A referral partnership is a partnership between you and a professional in a related field. The nature of the partnership is simple: they refer clients to you and you refer clients to them.   This doesn’t even have to be an official relationship. You can do it without commitments or contracts. You... Read more

How to Hire the Best Candidate Every Single Time 19th May 2022

  When you know how to hire the best candidate for your business, you hold the key to a smoother day-to-day and faster growth.   The people you employ have the power to either accelerate your success or stall progress. They influence everything from team morale and productivity to innovation and customer service.   A great hire is a huge win for revenue. The costs of a bad hire are incalculable.   You know all this, though, right? That’s why you—like millions of other business owners—are eager to l... Read more