“Entrepreneurs Stink at Optimizing!”

Posted on 23. Feb, 2009 by in Business, Entreprenuership, Marketing, Operations, Planning, Small Business, Strategy

Over the past weekend I was listening to a conversation between Scott Hallman (from the Small Business Growth Club)  and Eben Pagan (from Altitude) when Scott made the comment I listed above, “Entrepreneurs stink at optimizing!” When you hear that, how do you feel? Do you nod your head and say, “Yup! He’s on to […]

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Google Lessons for Growth

Posted on 16. Feb, 2009 by in Books, Business, Design, Growth, Planning, Strategy

If you thought like Google, how differently would you run your business? In essence, that’s the idea behind Jeff Jarvis’s new book, “What Would Google Do?” (not to be confused with WWJD, though some do confuse the two :-) In a Businessweek (2/9/09) article, Jeff took and applied some of the core lessons from his […]

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Interested in Doubling Your Revenue?

Posted on 05. Feb, 2009 by in Attitude, Business, Entreprenuership, Growth, Marketing, Planning, Strategy

Do you find that the news has you hunkering down this year? Maybe thinking, “You know, if we can just meet last year’s numbers, that’ll be a win!” If so, you’re not alone. Based on everything you and I are hearing in the news, it would be easy to think, “This is going to be […]

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If You Want to Master Change, Master This Statement

Posted on 03. Feb, 2009 by in Attitude, Business, Change, Goals, Leadership, Managing Talent, Personal Development, Planning, Strategy, Time Management

Are there some things in your life or business that you’d like to see changed–but haven’t? Or do you have any initiatives that never seem to get off the ground? Or, any employees that just never seem to get it? Well, what if I told you there was one simple phrase that could change all […]

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