Leading with Gratitude

Being a leader means showing your gratitude, and that tends to manifest itself in many different ways. Not only does it enrich those around you, but helps to make you a better leader and the world a better place. So, how will the world remember you?

How to Drive More Referrals and Why (it’s more than you think)

Warning:  This blog will be part vent, part rant, and part how-to. As you grow your business, allocating your time becomes trickier and needs constant re-balancing. Chances are, as the business owner, you will be driving the majority of business development. Our goal is always to help our clients produce better results – do less, […]

Delegation Will Set You Free

Sure, delegating responsibility can be scary. We get it. But do not make it an excuse not to do it. To help ease into it, having a game plan going in makes a world of difference. Too often people hire and delegate without knowing how to make the most of their additional help. We’ve seen […]

It’s Time to Take Back Your Time

Your alarm goes off – it’s 6am on Monday morning – you get ready, run out the door, speed to work – mind racing with your eventful week ahead – you get to your desk, the phone rings, your co-worker asks you a question, you get pulled into a meeting, take 5 quick minutes to […]

The Power of a Strong Network

Let’s admit it – a full pipeline of qualified leads is … Money in the bank Confidence Profit waiting for you to spend it Alternatively, having nothing in your pipeline or having peaks and valleys in your pipeline is stressful and may cause you to undercut yourself, leaving money on the table in your sales process … […]

Top 10 Mistakes We’ve Seen Business Owners Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Hopefully, you’ve heard this one: Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. – Oscar Wilde. For many business owners, starting out on their own is a whirlwind of triumphs and setbacks, successes and mistakes. And that’s OK – for as you know, mistakes are the best ways to learn. But when you’re like […]

Hire Slow — Fire Fast (Part Deux)

In my last blog, we talked about the “Hire Slow” process. In this edition, let’s discuss the “Fire Fast” process, which is equally important and for many, even harder. To recap, you created a process which included a job description and formatted questions allowing for an “apples to apples” comparison (also known as data). You […]

Hire Slow — Fire Fast

Business is growing and you are ready to bring on more help. Congratulations! I’d like to share how some of my greatest mistakes in this area turned out to be my greatest lessons and even shifted the culture of my company. As a business owner for more than 20+ years, I have received a great […]

Top 5 Technical Tips to Take Back Your Time

Top 5 Technical Tips to Take Back Your Time By: Kelly Louro Here’s an honest question for you – how much of your week so far has been productive? And we mean like, really productive. The kind that prompts you to take that nice, deep breath of accomplishment after you’ve finished? We’d wager it’s pretty […]

Small Business Evolution TV

Join Donna Miller the last Thursday of every month at 1:00pm for …     Every month Donna will be bringing you insider info about how to achieve success in your small business from someone who has “been there and done that”. Tune in to glean from their personal and professional challenges and triumphs so […]

Building your Bandwidth to Grow your Business Lunch ‘n Learn

Building your Bandwidth to Grow your Business Are you ready to shift from being a “solo-preneur” to building a firm or staff/team? Do you WANT to grow your business – but you just can’t seem to get “un-busy” enough to hire an employee or restructure your workflow? Is entrepreneurship feeling more burdensome and restrictive than […]