How To Professionalize Your Business

How To Professionalize Your Business

When we look at our favorite sport, it could be American football, tennis, rugby, track & field, football (can’t say soccer), basketball, ice hockey, there is a common thread. It’s amazing how more professional they have become. Conditioning, training, techniques,...
M&A – Buying a House with the Family Still Inside

M&A – Buying a House with the Family Still Inside

In a recent workshop I started my chat with a statement: “Buying another company is just like buying a house, as long as you remember you’re buying the family inside it as well! I wanted to sear that image in the minds of my audience. Acquisitions fail mainly for one...
How To Scale 98% of US Companies

How To Scale 98% of US Companies

Hard to believe but 98% of US companies employ less than 99 people. To scale these companies (and of course the other 2%), the simple formula that most entrepreneurs seem to ignore is quite simple. Define your Positioning that you wish to dominate in the prospects...
Recruitment – 15 Top Tips to Attract Talent

Recruitment – 15 Top Tips to Attract Talent

This week the WSJ confirmed that Smaller Businesses are suffering from slow job growth – Headcount rose just under 1% in April compared with 2018. Note small businesses are defined here as employing < 20 people that’s 89% of US firms – 5.3 million...