In talking with small business owners, I am surprised how many have trouble off the top of their heads responding to simple questions like what are your revenues, how much is in your bank account, and what is your cash flow? Research studies find over… Read More »Really Understanding Financials: A Key to Small Business Success
Would you like your small business to Take-off? In 2018, 9% of small businesses made more than one million (SBA.gov). If you are one of these 1 out of 10 small businesses and have revenues less than ten million, then you have reached a unique… Read More »Achieving the Take-Off Stage in Small Business
If you are an early-stage company, would you like to break out into the next level? According to NAICS Association data, there are roughly 14 ½ million small business with annual sales of less than one million dollars in the United States. They almost all… Read More »Breaking Out of the Development Stage
Most small business owners/CEOs have a desire to grow and become successful notwithstanding the challenges. In my blog about the 4 Stages of Growth for Small Businesses, I set out a framework on what the path forward could look like. Leadership plays a greater and greater… Read More »The Performance Side of Leadership
4 Inner Ps of Leadership There are plenty of articles and books on leadership. The reason being leadership is clearly critical for an organization’s success. Many emphasize a particular angle or perspective in how you should lead. Instead, this blog provides a comprehensive straight forward… Read More »Your Leadership Personal Profile
For business owners, when you started up your company you most likely thought through why you were in business and what you wanted from it. That is, what is the purpose of the business? The same basic question makes sense for you personally. What is your… Read More »What Is Your Personal Purpose?