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Scaling with Traditions

Traditions make your business unique. Traditions, systems, and processes. The things that happen without great mental effort within your business but still achieve significant results. These are built over time, and are continually sharpened like a well crafted sword. They are what makes your business unique and successful. How to define a business Many people …(Read It!)

Uncategorized / 13 Oct 2019

Review: Seven Ways to Maintain Team Culture When Scaling a Business

Maintaining culture during the course of a growing business is one of my most cherished personal challenges and focus as a leader in the business. At Lifeblue, we always knew that the things we could do when we were a handful of people, simply weren’t feasible at 20, 40, and more. However, we very much …(Read It!)

Uncategorized / 06 Oct 2019

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Promote Your Roles

I’ve never quite understood why most companies make their job advertisements read like prescription medication instructions. A job description is what you give a candidate to better understand the specific duties and requirements of the position in direct terms. A job advertisement is what you use to incite interest in the position and your company. …(Read It!)

Uncategorized / 29 Sep 2019

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How rigorous is your interview process?

Do you believe that good things don’t always come easy? Have you heard the saying, “hire slow, fire fast?” What steps have you taken to ensure you have an adequately structured interview process so that you can suss out the best candidates? The best candidates for your business are qualified, have the proper mindset, and …(Read It!)

Uncategorized / 21 Sep 2019

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The Gapfiller: A Double Edged Sword

Every organization (hopefully) has as a gapfiller within it. They are an amazing person in so many ways, yet as the organization continues to grow they can become a fireball in an igloo if they’re not in the right place.

Think / 28 Oct 2018

Is it Luck or Skill?

My wife asked me the other day in which is more important in business…luck or skill? I’ve come to a conclusion.

Think / 03 Jun 2018

Promotion vs Quality and What Business Are You In?

Successful businesses don’t necessarily always have the highest quality product. Great promotion can mask a lot of product flaws. Defining what you’re actually providing underneath the surface is critical. (Read It!)

Think / 27 Aug 2017

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5 Reasons Why Business Owners Don’t Have a Coach

Why don’t most business owners have a coach? What is preventing them from taking advantage of an opportunity to grow their business? A look at 5 reasons why business owners don’t have a coach and how a different perspective might convince them otherwise. (Read It!)

Act / 26 Apr 2017

The Simplest, Greatest Concept to Grow Your Business

I recently happened across a particular reference that has drastically changed how I manage and lead others within my business. It’s a simple and effective way to make sure your team members are on track with what you want to accomplish. (Read It!)

Think / 25 Feb 2017

$1M to $5M – How Saying No Accelerated My Business

At the start of my business, I suffered from entrepreneurial ADD. Check out how the realization of just 2 easy concepts helped me focus and grow my business from $1M to $5M in less than 2 years…(Read It!)

Think / 22 Jan 2017