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How to Create a Vision Statement That Inspires

How to Create a Vision Statement That Inspires

Several years ago, I created a video on, “The Difference Between Mission and Vision,” that is the number one video on the subject (with several hundreds of thousands of views). Because of the number of people watching that video, someone asked if I had any more video...
5 Huge Strategic Planning Mistakes Virtually Every Business Makes

5 Huge Strategic Planning Mistakes Virtually Every Business Makes

As a business owner, entrepreneur, CEO, Founder/Co-Founder you know that one of your most important tasks every year is to create a “strategic plan.” Unfortunately, the vast majority of “strategic plans” aren’t very strategic, nor do they drive significant growth....
5 Keys to Accountability

5 Keys to Accountability

Do you ever find yourself thinking, “My people just don’t get stuff done around here!” If so, you’re normal. It’s one of the most common refrains I hear from business owners and entrepreneurs all the time. Speaking about their people, “They just don’t get work done on...
How to Fix Virtually Any Employee Problem

How to Fix Virtually Any Employee Problem

Ever get frustrated with your employees? Ever give them something to do and they don’t get it done right? Or on time? Or at the right level of quality? Or for the right amount? Etc. If so, then you know the dilemma that every business owner/entrepreneur faces. In...
The Secret to Eliminating 90% of Employee Problems

The Secret to Eliminating 90% of Employee Problems

As a business owner/entrepreneur, one of the great joys of your job is hiring and employing people. At the same time, one of your greatest frustrations is probably the same (people). They don’t always do what you want them to do, the way you want them to do that...
How to Be More Relentless

How to Be More Relentless

If I were to ask you, “What do you think is the single most important character quality for attaining success?” what would you say? Well, if you’ve read a lot of success literature, you’d probably say, “Perseverance.” And you’d be correct. So, why am I asking you...
The Who Always Determines the What

The Who Always Determines the What

Is your business getting as much traction as you want? Or not? Are your marketing efforts not as successful as they once were? Are you struggling with finding message to market match? Well, if any of those are true of you and/or your business, chances are you’re...
How to Create a 100-Day Plan (and Crush the End of the Year)

How to Create a 100-Day Plan (and Crush the End of the Year)

As you approach the end of this year, how are you approaching it? If you’re like most business owners/entrepreneurs, you’re approaching it from one of three options. We’re so far behind, we might as well give up and get ready for next year We’re so far ahead of our...
How to Drive Significant Growth by Tweaking Your Business Model

How to Drive Significant Growth by Tweaking Your Business Model

Do you want to grow your business significantly this year? If so, what’s your plan for making that happen? If you’re like most business owners/entrepreneurs, you probably don’t have much of a plan other than to do more of what you’ve been doing. However, you know from...