6 Ways to Ensure Your Business Dies a Slow, Painful Death

If you surveyed a hundred business and organizational leaders you know, I’m fairly certain you’d find that none of them started their business, chose their career or launched their mission with the goal of burning out, succumbing to the daily grind, or going quietly into the night of mediocrity. And yet many of entrepreneurs and[…]

What Got You There, May Not Keep You There

It’s the start of a new year, and I thought this blog from a friend of mine was worth sharing. Tom Marin is a gifted strategist who runs a consulting company called Market Cues. Here’s what he has to say… Many leaders of companies – especially if they’re the founders – have a never-ending desire[…]

Keeping Your “Other-View” In Focus

I recently came back from a financial success seminar hosted by two clients we serve, Ryan and Jamie Smith. It was three days filled with wit, wisdom, and tons of practical insights on wealth-building strategies for these tough economic times. Interestingly, one of the things I picked up that has stuck with me the most[…]

Value

Do You Suffer From Money Weakness?

A colleague of mine introduced me to a phrase a while back that hit home with me. He talked about suffering from a condition he referred to as “Money Weakness.” That’s an interesting phrase. What does it mean? Essentially money weakness is a condition where an individual or organization is afraid to charge a fair,[…]

Does your marketing get lost in the crowd?

Why Most Marketing Doesn’t Work

We live is a fast-paced, ever-changing world. It seems the demands on our time, the voices screaming for our attention get louder every day. There’s a ton of opportunity out there. So many needs to meet, ways to serve, problems to solve. Yet many organizations still struggle to succeed and grow. Why is that? Whether you run[…]