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Six Steps To Being More Productive

As business owners, executives and leaders it can sometimes be a challenge just getting through the day. Our schedules are tight and it doesn’t always feel as if we are in control or doing the most productive things to accomplish our key goals for the year, month, week or even for the day. What should we do about it? How...

Effective Use of Time

Effective use of our time is extremely important both personally as well as professionally within our businesses. It’s important because better use of our time can improve productivity, efficiency, effectiveness, as well as overall business results. Utilizing our time effectively is a daily battle that requires good habits, great processes, and constant focus. Here are a few key tips to...

2019 Resolution: Think More Strategically

This is a great time of year to reflect, and develop an outline of success for the new year. It’s a great time to think about the key accomplishments of the prior year, as well as identify priority goals for the new year. “What is the process to get started?” you may ask yourself. Here are a few quick tips...

Key Questions Within The Selling Process

  Early in the selling process the goal is to find out as much as you can about the decision maker as well as the business. Finding out about the decision maker involves establishing and building a relationship. What about the business? What key questions can I ask to uncover potential gaps or current issues? Here are five key questions...

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

  It’s not hard to get business owners or managers to speak about their vision, hopes, or dreams for their business or career. Everyone has a reason they got into business (Financial Stability, Flexibility, Leadership/Management - You fill in the blank). We may have a fantastic product or service that we want to share with the community or the world....

Meeting Your 2015 Goals?

  At the beginning of 2015, we challenged you to grow your business this year by writing a better future. By evaluating your progress in 2014 and being honest about your challenges, we handed you the pen to create your story for the New Year. So how is that going? The first quarter of 2015 is already over! Time is...

Don’t GAMBLE with Your Business

  Starting a new year is always about new beginnings and starting fresh, but it’s been a few weeks now, so are you sticking to those resolutions? Because if you’re not planning ahead, building a business on strategy and just reacting to the changes your business faces, then you are gambling with your business. Don’t sit back and HOPE that...

Grow Your Business in 2015 by Writing a Better Future

  Can you believe we’re already more than a week into 2015? What actions have you taken to write the story of your business for the year? The future of your business – and your life – all starts with you. You are the one who holds the pen and nothing will change if you don’t. Embrace this New Year...

Hurry Up and Slow Down … A Day for Reflection

  Any job can get old after a while when you’re working 60 hours a week and living at the office every weekend, and anyone who has lived that life can tell you that being worn out means you’re not doing your best work. The same is true for business owners and entrepreneurs. I’m publishing this blog post on Christmas...

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“Mike has really helped me with my business. He has challenged me to have a long term view of my business as well as my planning. Since I have been working with Mike, I am managing my time better and starting to put more emphasis on my business 5 years out and beyond. I have already hired a new employee and am better organized for growth and success.” Sucha Khamsuwan, President & Chief designer STUDIO IDEYA Architecture + Interiors

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