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survive challenging times

3 Business Priorities to Survive Challenging Times

by | November 25, 2020

Business owners have been doused in COVID-19 news, regulations, and challenges for most of the year. We’re not looking to rehash this year, but to plan ahead for a better year in 2021. Tucked around all the challenges we faced, there are some exceptional lessons we can learn from each other to survive challenging times.... View Article

disaster planning

Prioritize Disaster Planning Beyond Insurance

by | July 31, 2020

As the pandemic and related lockdown took hold in March, companies immediately began to look for ways to protect their businesses from the damage. Insurance coverage, of course, was a first thought – but in most cases, insurance didn’t deliver. Many companies were stuck with no revenue; other companies were stuck because their people couldn’t... View Article

Maintaining Company Culture in a Virtual World

by | May 28, 2020

Each business has a defined culture, and business leaders must identify it in order to start improving, building, or maintaining company culture in a virtual world. Your business’s culture influences everything you do, the decisions you make, the decisions your team makes, and the way you work with your customers. When you’re all together in... View Article

Focus on What’s Essential for Future Planning

by | May 2, 2020

The past two months have been a practice in firefighting for many business owners. Whether determining how to adjust their business model, working through the best solutions for employees, or helping customers navigate the fear and panic. It’s hit everyone – but with different effects. Although our pre-pandemic “normal” is out of sight, many businesses... View Article

Leadership Thinking

April FOCUS Event: Tools to Drive Ownership Thinking

by | March 27, 2019

Deferred compensation plans can solve and avoid compensation problems, contribute to a greater rate of growth and profitability, and increase the probability of attracting and retaining key personnel. While not a cure-all, deferred comp plans can be an important part of the arsenal that helps achieve the objects of the CEO. Join us for a... View Article

Doer to Leader

Steps to Effective Delegation as a Business Leader

by | February 28, 2019

Business owners are notorious for excelling at doing the work.  Often, they start their businesses because they’re good at what they do and customers like working with them.  As the business grows, they find themselves overwhelmed — trying to both do the work and run the business.  The logical next step is to hire some... View Article