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February 23, 2021

7 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail

I’ve often said that being an entrepreneur is one of the most rewarding jobs a person could ever have. However, any gains made as an entrepreneur come through hard work, sacrifice, and the ability to fail and get right back up again. Most business owners are okay with the early mornings and late nights. They even accept the fact that they’re going to miss out on a few of life’s moments and pleasures while they grow their business. But nobody wants to fail. In today’s post, I will discuss that uncomfortable subject as I give 7 reasons why small businesses fail.
January 1, 2021

Measuring Value Improvement of A Business: What to Know

Over the years, I’ve spoken ad nauseam about value growth. However, I recently spoke with a business owner who asked me how to measure that improvement. In response, I thought this would be a great topic for today’s blog. Measuring value growth is a very methodical process and, therefore, deserves to have some content dedicated to it.
December 30, 2020

The Profitability Gap: A Business Owner’s Guide

We are circling back around to the things that cause business owners to be fearful, anxious, or to lose sleep at night. Up to this point, we’ve covered, in great detail, the wealth gap and the value gap. With today’s post, I want to explore the profitability gap. What is it? How do we track it? These are some of the questions that I will be answering. So, join me as I shed some light on this subject and how it affects your business.
December 29, 2020

11 Business Lessons from 2020: Applying Them to 2021

This has been an unbelievable year. We’ve seen civil unrest, the shutdown of the world economy, a global pandemic, and even a loose tiger running around East Tennessee. As we head into 2021, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the business lessons from 2020 and how they can be applied in the coming year.
December 21, 2020

End of Year Bonuses – How to Make it Happen

As Christmas draws nearer, many business owners have asked me how they can love on their teams. It’s the end of the year, and it’s been a rough one. So, it isn’t uncommon for business owners to want to show their love and appreciation for the people that help their businesses day in and day out. But how do we properly bonus employees? That’s the subject of the day. Join me as I detail how to give an end-of-year employee bonus!
December 17, 2020
what the north pole operations can teach the business owner

7 Things Business Owners Can Learn From Santa!

Have you ever wondered how Santa Claus can manufacture millions of toys for children all over the globe and then delivers them in a single night? I mean, the efficiency of his operation must be the gold standard that we all strive for, right? From quality control to employee relations and research and development to shipping, nobody does it better than ole St. Nick. That’s why I thought it would be fun to take a close look at the North Pole operations to present 7 things business owners can learn from Santa!