Category Archives: Finance

DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR BUSINESS IS WORTH?

By Randy Krivo ============================== When you think of the world’s most successful companies, who comes to mind?  Apple?  Wal-Mart? Cargill?  Maybe Berkshire Hathaway?  Besides being Fortune 10 companies they share another trait; they know what their companies are worth. In fact … Continue reading

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TEN REASONS PEOPLE RESIST CHANGE

By Rosabeth Moss Kanter ============================= Leadership is about change, but what is a leader to do when faced with ubiquitous resistance? Resistance to change manifests itself in many ways, from foot-dragging and inertia to petty sabotage to outright rebellions. The best … Continue reading

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TOP FIVE SALES FUNNEL MISTAKES COSTING YOU CLIENTS & MONEY

By Tai Goodwin How much am I losing each year? Losing hundreds of people who are not signing up, reaching, product sales missing opportunity to serve them. Because I do not have a good sales funnel in place. People who … Continue reading

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COMPANY PERFORMANCE – THE BALANCING ACT

By Jon S. Halleen & Mark E. Spiers, GAPWORX ============================== Whenever you think about evaluating company performance, most assessment tools focus on numbers. A common response is, “well, it is all about the numbers you know.” For example, a business owner … Continue reading

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LEADERSHIP’S ROLE IN SUSTAINING EXCELLENCE

By Brian Lassiter,  Performance Excellence Network In my research, I found about eight things that all leaders must do to ensure and sustain strong organizational results… The conclusions I offered were based on three independent sources.  I suppose I could have … Continue reading

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INTRODUCTION: HOW TO HIRE THE RIGHT CONSULTANT

By Brad Lantz, Absolute Advocates Introduction I have worked with/for, hired, fired, trained and guided consultants for most of my career. Currently I facilitate peer-to-peer groups where owners and CEOs meet regularly to act as each other’s “board of advisors,” helping … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF GRATITUDE

by Roy Larson http://enterollc.com/ During my life, I have experienced numerous disappointments, failures and nearly every kind of adversity. When you are married and have children; you are intimately connected to everything your spouse and children go through as well. Through … Continue reading

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WHAT DAVID OGILVY LOOKED FOR IN A GREAT EMPLOYEE

By Harvey Mackay ================================ I’ve hired about a thousand employees over the years. It’s one of the joys of owning a business — giving opportunities to people who want to work and succeed. It’s also one of the challenges of owning … Continue reading

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2014 HALFWAY POINT: ARE YOU POSITIONED FOR A STRONG SECOND HALF?

Clarity Break Thought EOS, By Gino Wickman ================================== We’re at the halfway point of the year, and just as the first half flew by, so will the second. I urge you to take the Organizational Checkup to make sure that you’re … Continue reading

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MANAGE CASH (AND DON’T LET IT MANAGE YOU)

By Wyn Davies founded C. F. Advisors, LLC ============================================== What does it mean to “manage cash”? What does it mean to “let cash manage you”? Let’s address the second question first. Cash starts to manage you when you abdicate all responsibility … Continue reading

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