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The Top 6 Benefits of the Entrepreneurial Operating System Software
The Top 6 Benefits of the Entrepreneurial Operating System Software

All business owners start somewhere. They learn the very fundamentals and begin putting in all the effort in the world. They grow a little and reach a little success sometimes. Often, even the best businessmen and women stall and run into a few issues.  It’s...

5 Ways to Use Email Automation to Boost Traffic
5 Ways to Use Email Automation to Boost Traffic

Every single business in the world wants to evolve and grow. This will happen using a variety of techniques and strategies. In 2022, digital marketing is more than a household name, and most companies will adopt at least a few ideas when long-term planning and coming...

6 Questions To Ask A Potential Business Coach Before Hiring Them
6 Questions To Ask A Potential Business Coach Before Hiring Them

Many entrepreneurs consider executive business coaching when they start struggling on their professional path. A small business coach is an experienced professional mentor who educates, supports, and motivates entrepreneurs. They will listen to your concerns, assess...

3 Ways Proper Long Term Strategic Planning Helps Your Business
3 Ways Proper Long Term Strategic Planning Helps Your Business

Dreams turn into goals when they have a foundation of long-term strategic planning supporting them. They become reality when the ensuing strategic implementation plan is executed properly. With Kaizen Solutions as their strategic planning consultant, small and...

What is a Peer Group, and How Can it Improve Your Career?
What is a Peer Group, and How Can it Improve Your Career?

If you are a CEO or key executive who has come to a crossroads or crisis in your career, you'll gain valuable insights and solutions from a peer group connection more than anywhere else. But what is a peer group, and how can that statement be made with so much...

Profit and Revenue are Lousy Core Values
Profit and Revenue are Lousy Core Values

As I mentioned last week, I am down with COVID and tired, so spending more time reading rather than working. I read Bill Browder's Freezing Order this weekend, and I highly recommend it. However, at the end of the book, Browder says that oligarchs, autocrats, and...

Core Values are Critical
Core Values are Critical

I am currently sick with COVID, so, killing time yesterday, I watched Downfall: The Case Against Boeing about Boeing's issues with the 737 Max and how the focus and financial results versus anything else led to the problems with the plane. The company focused on...

Resolutions, Here We Go Again.
Resolutions, Here We Go Again.

2021 Resolutions, A Scorecard Last year I shared how I came up with resolutions to meet my business and personal needs in my blog post, New Year's Resolutions, Once More Unto the Breach. I broke my 2021 resolutions for 2021 into three areas and scored them as follows:...

A small Scottish company shows how being famous for something works
A small Scottish company shows how being famous for something works

I recently discussed how you must be famous for something. If you're famous for something it is easier to: focus on what you can be the best at,  find your "tribe,"  tell people what you do,  get referred, and  define your core customer  While we all know of companies...

You Have to be Famous For Something
You Have to be Famous For Something

In a meeting last week, one of my Vistage members discussed his expansion into a new business area and how to price his services. The way he described the new market was comprehensive. As usual in Vistage, this lead to a great discussion challenging his assumptions...

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