December 17, 2018
Setting Achievable Long-term Objectives in Business

7 Steps to Setting Achievable Long-term Objectives in Business

Anyone can write out objectives, but few seem to achieve them. Maybe people lose sight of a vision or forget their mission – their reason “why”. Perhaps day-to-day worries get in the way of future success. As a business owner, you can’t set objectives for the future and “hope” you achieve them. Only ACTION will make your business better. Therefore, during your strategic planning sessions as you’re mapping out how to increase the value of your business, you must set long-term objectives in your business that can actually be achieved. Let me show you what works for me!  
December 13, 2018
Using a SWOT analysis to increase the value of your small business

Using the SWOT Analysis to Increase the Value of Your Small Business

As a business owner, you’ve probably heard of a SWOT Analysis – a process where you identify your business’ Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. However, performing this analysis is nothing more than a time-consuming exercise unless you can put its results to good use. You need to spend time working on those shortfalls. In this article, you will learn how to do and implement a SWOT analysis to increase the value of your small business.
December 11, 2018
18 Last-minute Tax Tips for 2108 with Big Benefits

18 Last-minute Tax Tips for 2108 with Benefits in 2019

Over the last few months, we’ve busily been working to help our clients make the most out of the new tax law. Today, I’m offering you my top 18 tax tips for 2018 based on my months and months of study. Perhaps some of these could help save you thousands, possibly even hundreds of thousands of dollars if you do them before the year-end. But don’t wait!
December 10, 2018
how your personal values affect your business

How Your Personal Values Affect Your Business and Its Strategic Planning Process

Your values are important – guiding your actions along life’s journey. Likewise, your personal values affect your business life as well, driving your decisions and your performance as a small business owner. We’ll discuss these values so ideally you can align your business’s vision and mission with them and hire people who align with you.
December 6, 2018
how to Start a Small Business at Home

How to Start a Small Business at Home: The Complete Guide

Everyone ever interested in working from home eventually asks themselves “how do I start my own business?” The internet offers more opportunities than ever to work from home than ever before. In truth, multiple industries offer the ability for workers to work in their pajamas and starting a brand new business is now easier than ever before. Despite this, there are still some traps that people can fall into. Many can cost the future of any potential business. For this reason, we have created a comprehensive guide on how to start a small business at home. Whether you need tips for the planning stage or how-tos for the actual execution, we will have it all for you here.
December 5, 2018
The Difference Between Business Vision and Mission

Understanding The Difference Between Business Vision and Mission

In our Value Growth Series, I’ve identified 8 fundamental areas of your business that can drive up its intrinsic value. I’ve told you that strategic planning is the type of planning you need to do to positively affect the value of your business. In this article, I’ll begin reviewing the pieces of the strategic planning framework. Specifically, I’m going to talk about the difference between business vision and mission, and how they affect your business’s long-term outlook.