The Secret to Taking the Day Off Work as a Small Business Owner

Like many of you, I’m a small business owner and yesterday I called in sick. Well, I actually I didn’t “call” in. I just decided that seeing as I felt dizzy and felt like I had the flu. So I would try taking the day off work. I was the only person I needed to

How to Create Joy in the Workplace to Motivate Employees

Do you agree with this statement? Typically managers try to motivate by rewarding above-average and punishing below-average employees. How do you think this method of reward/punishment motivates employees? The answer: it doesn’t! Deming’s management theory W. Edwards Deming, a thought leader in business management, talks about joy in work. He says, “Joy in one’s work

3 Essential Elements for Small Business Lead Generation

So you’ve started your small business and everything is running smoothly. What you need now is more customers. How can you do that? Lead generation! A lead = your potential customer. Generation = the ways you communicate to provide information about your products/services. Lead generation is the continuous activity of sending the right messages to

The Small Business Marketing Checklist: 17 Prompts to Grow Your Company

Have you taken time to review your marketing and sales strategy lately? To help you recognize places for opportunities, I created this small business marketing checklist. If you can concretely answer all of these questions, you have a strong marketing system! If you don’t know the answer, then you’ve found an opportunity to grow your

Why Systems are the #1 Strategy for Small Business Growth.

Running a small business is hard. There is so much to know to just maintain a business, let alone grow it into a profitable and thriving company. An entrepreneur may be a skilled technician (ex. a hairdresser) yet when they go to open their own company (ex. hair salon) they face a huge learning curve.

What is Systems Thinking and How Can it Benefit Your Business?

Are you looking for a strategy that can turn your small business from chaos to calm, struggling to profitable? If so, you are going to love systems thinking. What is systems thinking? Systems thinking is a mindset and strategy for solving problems. When someone uses systems thinking they analyze HOW something is happening and make

7 Common Traps that Stop You From Building Trust with Your Employees

7 Common Traps That Stop You From Building Trust with Your Employees

Do you trust your team? Or are you biting your nails waiting for a call when you are out of the office? If you are, you may have fallen into a trust trap! These are patterns small business owners fall into that could affect the performance of their team. So how can you build trust

Why Systems Will Save Struggling Small Businesses

Did you open your business imagining a life of freedom and prosperity? And now… you are struggling to save your business in the aftermath of a global pandemic. To say “it’s been hard” is a massive understatement. You are either stressed, working 24/7, living in debt or envious of anyone who can afford to take

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