How to Survive Startup Vertigo

Systems to the Rescue

How-to-survive-startup-vertigo

I’ve been in somewhat of a sales slump lately. It began when I shifted my coaching practice to a predominantly online business model.   To be honest I’ve enjoyed making and taking the time to write and create.  It’s one of those necessary ‘must do’ kinds of work for me – life giving and gratifying. […]

Measure BOTH of these if you really want to know how your business is performing.

On the value of activity as well as results

business building, mindset, activities and outcomes, KPI, entrepreneurship, team building

I love weekends in the fall. Aside from colorful foliage here in East Tennessee, fall weekends give us football! I actively follow two college teams and two NFL teams. This past weekend one of my college teams won. And one lost. One of my NFL teams won. And one lost. According to those outcomes, it […]

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.  

Why Some Entrepreneurs Are Almost Always More Productive

Productivity, Time Management, business building, entrepreneurship, personal productivity, leadership development

If productivity were an olympic sport, some entrepreneurs would be clear medal contenders. They spend their time in targeted, intentional ways with the aim to get things done. Yet their strategies for getting there can vary widely. A part of Richard Branson’s strategy is to workout, saying physical exercise gives him up to four more hours […]