Does your business have Technicolor clarity?

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Recently, I worked with a small Jewish spiritual center in Manhattan to facilitate an important focus group session. They had never convened a focus group before. Never really done any in-depth strategic planning before. Although the organization has been around for nearly 100 years, it’s having challenges attracting new members. Especially, new members willing to … Read More

Gratitude as a Business Strategy

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Howie Jacobson has a great article on “Gratitude as a Business Strategy.” Read it. I wish I had written it. He says, We’re all hungry for appreciation and thanks. We want to know that we matter, that our efforts are making the world a better place. Who has made your world a better place? Maybe … Read More

Independence

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“I took my first 3-week vacation ever,” beamed my 62-year-old client, Tim, over lunch. “Never checked in once. It felt amazing. And my doctor is finally taking me off all the blood pressure meds I’ve been on. Can you imagine?” Tim, the owner of a 7-figure glass business, was finally enjoying the fruits of his … 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

Build Your Business By Design, Not Default

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Listen to the Episode Below:   Julie Jakopic has seen leaders succeed—and fail—through multiple sectors, organizations, and industries. In this interview, we explore the main reasons they fail, how that can impact your business growth, and how you can become a better leader … even if right now, you’re only leading yourself. Episode Highlights Shrink … Read More

Incorporating Values into Values, Inc.

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Listen to the Episode Below:  It’s been said that “if you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.” Where does your business take a stand? And why does it matter to business growth?   In this episode, Dina Dwyer-Owens, Co-Chair of the franchise powerhouse The Dwyer Group and author of Values, Inc., tells us … Read More