What to Include on Your Business Dashboard

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Listen to the Episode Below:  Marketing may have the sex appeal, but finance is where the rubber meets the road when it comes to growing your business. The hard numbers can tell where you’re succeeding, where you could put in a little more work, and where you’re hemorrhaging and should let go of what’s not … Read More

What REALLY drives your revenue?

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Listen to the Episode Below:  Owning your own business means understanding what drives your revenue, not just the revenue itself. And in order to drive your revenue and put it on auto-pilot, you need to create rewarding experiences that define your business for yourself and your clients.  Elaine Starling is on today’s episode to tell … Read More

Putting the Brakes on Business Growth

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Listen to the Episode Below: I’m sure you’ve never been told as a business owner to deliberately hold back your growth, but it can be the wisest move you make. Natalie MacNeil, the Emmy award winning media entrepreneur, will vouch for it. Natalie encountered the limits of “growth for growth’s sake,” and took a step … Read More

How to Get Your Business Out of Your Head

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Listen to the Episode Below: Your business process is no good to anyone if you keep it all in your head. Documenting how your business works and runs is vital to growing and scaling your business successfully, especially in the service business industry. But let’s not mince words–the process can be painful. So how can you undertake … Read More

Hold On … Loosely

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Listen to the Episode Below: Ever catch an episode of Undercover Boss?  Like them, we often watch our business grow without paying close enough attention to what’s happening right under our noses. Like them, once we begin to hire staff, we start disconnecting with parts of our business. And “disconnecting” can have a bad ripple … Read More

What Makes Your Business Sellable?

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Listen to the Episode Below: When it comes to selling our business, we sometimes over-estimate what we’re actually worth. This can be extremely risky. Selling your business when you’re not financially ready can break your bank and your profit margin. So how do you know when you’re ready to sell?  J.C. Maldonado is my guest … Read More

Avoid the Roadblocks to Smart Hiring

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Listen to the Episode Below: I used to get nauseous every time I thought about hiring. How about you? We’re already overstretched (duh–that’s why we’re hiring — so we can scale our business bit by bit). So, not only don’t we have the time to devote to hiring well … but truth be told, we probably don’t … Read More

Do Your Clients Ring the Register?

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Listen to the Episode Below: As entrepreneurs, we often only want to talk about our top line. Your big money is the sexiest part of running your own business, but how can you guarantee bragging rights (and scale) if you don’t understand where the money is coming from? Having a financial brain on the team … Read More