POSTS IN Not-so-small Business

Dance Craze or Growth Strategy?: 8 Ways to Grow Your Business

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re amidst a tidal wave of work independence. So many people are defecting and throwing out the rulebook. One of the big strengths of this new form of independence is in thinking differently about how to package and deliver services, and new approaches to building whole businesses.  The creativity is […]

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6 Ways to Build a Team of Do-ers and Decision-Makers

The death of strategic planning has been greatly exaggerated. But it’s true that we’re at a moment in time where top-down planning is less and less effective. Rather than set a plan and rigid parts to have others deliver on it, as a leader it’s more efficient to set strategic direction and then hand over […]

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Forget the Right Thing, Do the Next Thing

“Many people won’t take a step until they think that they know what the right thing is. There is an expression, ‘Do the right thing.’ But how do we know what the right thing is? We can’t know for sure. Maybe we should just say, ‘Do the next thing.’ And if we do that –whatever […]

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Diagnose Your Potential for Business Growth

Is your business ready to grow? Does that involve acquiring new clients, developing your current clients, adding leadership, creating new products or services, or entering a new industry or market? If these are questions you’re asking yourself, but you aren’t sure what to focus on, take the free Business Growth Diagnosis, send it back, and […]

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Hiring for Creativity: The 5 Best Hiring Articles on the Web

I read a lot. I like good writing and I like to bookmark. Every day I see a new article on the latest hiring trend. But there are certain pieces of writing on the process and philosophy of hiring for your company that stand out in a big way. They’re heavy with the whiff of […]

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