Why People Are Not At Fault in Business Failures (And What Is)

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If you’re in business long enough, there will come a time when things fall apart. A big project will go awry. The deadline for a product will get delayed. These things happen. As CEOs, whenever there is a challenging situation in our businesses, our naturally tendency can be to find who is to blame. Often, this comes from simply wanting to find the source of the challenge and correct it. However, when we look to find who is responsible, we often miss the true cause of the problem. See, I believe that 99.9% of the time when a challenging situation… Keep reading »

Hiring for Growth

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Building a team is an aspect of building a company that can move you forward incredibly quickly. However, it is also an area of high risk. Build the right team, and your team will help you grow your business faster than you thought possible. Build the wrong team, and you can find your goals derailed and your company culture in tatters. A question we get asked often, and often personally, is “how did Cadey and I build a team that helped us grow our organization to where is today?” and “how can I hire someone who will come into my… Keep reading »

Getting Your Business Started

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Many of us have big visions, we make plans and plot our path forward. But for most, just getting your business started grows so complex you spend countless hours planning, and planning, and then planning some more without actually ever pulling the trigger. There’s a concept from the 50’s called “Parkinson’s Law.” The law states; work will expand to fill the time we allot to do it. In other words, if you have a task that should take you two days to complete, but give yourself two weeks to do it, the task will take the full two weeks. Here’s… Keep reading »

Creating More Hours In The Day

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What would you do if you had 12 extra weeks every year? When we work with entrepreneurs around the country, we have the opportunity to learn about the challenges they face. Many say they need more investment, bigger office space, better processes, new and more effective marketing. The list goes on and on. But the single biggest issue I hear from business owners is lack of time. While there are only 24 hours in a day, we can get time back if we can delegate some of our activities. Face it, with every task you do, you either delegate to… Keep reading »

Stuck in a rut? Here’s how entrepreneurs get out.

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Are you in a business that is stuck in a rut? Does your growth line looks more like the horizon line? Or maybe you’re a new entrepreneur, and you’re having trouble getting started or breaking through to that next stage of development. No matter how experienced you are, every entrepreneur hits a rut at one point or another. And once you’re in a rut, it’s easy for negative and self-defeating thoughts to creep in, which holds you back from finding that thought or idea that can break you free. So how do you get out? How do you break free… Keep reading »