Tag: Systems

What does a Lifestyle Business Need to Measure?

A lifestyle business is one where the owner or the owners are the business. It is their knowledge, their contacts and their resources that make it work. The success may show in the financials but their effort is all the really generates those results. If they stop working, the business does too. A lifestyle business is […]

Timing

Timing is important. Why? Because timing relates to your decisions which relates to when you do things relative to other things. Timing influences choices. It influences opportunities. It can even affect your life. When you get up and go to bed affects your health and well-being. Science and our bodies tell us when we need […]

Focus, Hope and Action

That which you focus on with hope in your heart and a willingness to take action on, happens.  Have you noticed that the greatest challenge for many people is a sense of overwhelm? A feeling that life is just way too hard and that why should they bother to try since for many nothing works […]

Round-To-It

“Oh, I’ll get around to it,” said Joan. “I just have to do…” It’s amazing how many small business people make that opening statement when you ask them why something in their business is not yet finished. Be truthful with yourself — have you said something similar in the last couple of days? Or even […]

Diversity, Disruption, Desire

Business’ future proofing D’s: Diversity, Disruption and Desire. At the Institute of Directors speakers have recently been talking about both Diversity and Disruption but no one is talking about Desire. Why Include Desire? Desire comes from PURPOSE or Purpose comes from DESIRE. Purpose means you find the BEST person, method, system, and outcomes to assure the […]

Buying or Selling A Business?

One of the consequences of buying a job by buying a business is that when it is time to sell, there may be nothing viable to sell. Why? Because you forgot to BUILD a business by putting in SYSTEMS, Relationships and Stewardship. In Buying a Business, 10 Critical Factors Your Lawyer and Accountant Don’t Know there are several […]