Just-In-Time Learning: 5 Ways Savvy Entrepreneuers Stay Just Smart Enough

Just-in-time Learning

Browsing through a stack of unopened emails, I recently came across one from Khan Academy.  I remembered subscribing to their email list a few years back. Since then I had paid little attention to them. As with all such email subscriptions, I have them routed into one of seven Airmail Smart Folders for browsing sessions […]

One Way Your Sales Process Could Leave a Bitter Aftertaste

Two purchases I made recently reminded me of an important sales dynamic.  One that even the best of sales processes can sometimes neglect. Both purchases were things I needed at some point in time.  Yet neither purchase was one I had been looking to make right then.  There were simply other more pressing matters on […]

7 Make-or-Break Steps to an Actionable Strategic Plan

strategic planning, business building, business coaching, getting things done, entrepreneurship

One of the many bloggers that I follow is John Jantsch, whose Duct Tape Marketing often provides helpful insights on marketing for the small business community.  He holds this spot-on perspective about strategic planning and small business – saying “…small business owners would love to have a three-year and five-year plan, but the reality is we often […]

3 Strategies For Winning Your Business Race

And avoiding defeat in your competitors race.

business building, entrepreneur, competitiveness, business development, business coaching, value

I’m not an avid cyclist, but I do enjoy an occasional ride. However I really love tracking the Tour de France. Just the thought of 2,200 miles over 21 day-long segments is inspiring. Especially given that less than half of those segments are on flat terrain.  The majority are either hilly, mountainous, or high-altitude. See…I didn’t even know there […]

When Sharks Menace or Threaten Your Business

The Launch of Create Business Breakthroughs

business building, business development, business breakthroughs, entrepreneurship, business owner, leadership development

This summer there have been quite a few shark problems along our coastal waters.  It makes for a captivating news report, until it comes alive in your world. Then it grabs your attention in a whole new way!  That happened to us a few weeks ago while in Seaside, FL.