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Business Insights – Learn, Act, Grow

Business insights are under rated! Sure, we all collect a few at random as we burn through our business life, but there is actually a valuable methodology to getting insights that will make your business better! I am not talking about boring informational insights you might get from reading a blog or something – these are real insights about y... Continue reading

A Great Business Differentiator

[caption id="attachment_1920" align="alignright" width="127"] Be Different![/caption] A a business advisor, whenever I deal with contractors, I dream of a contractor who has a reputation based on one idea: We start and finish what we said we would do, when we said we would do it. That’s it. How hard could it be? Really hard! – I know this b... Continue reading

The Importance of Thinking Outside the Box

How long will it take before you or your competitors start thinking outside the box? Just remember: "You'll have all eternity to think inside the box." Related Articles: How Will Digital Mobility Affect Your Business? The Lean Start-up - Pivot or Persevere? Strategic Planning & Business Inspiration... Continue reading

The Business Therapist Difference

One of the 5 Things we work on with our clients is differentiation. We also work on these 5 Things ourselves – we do practice what we preach! One way to describe our difference is by what we are not. We are not ‘accountants’. The word ‘acountant’ triggers a subliminal response when mentioned. Try meeting someone and telling them you are... Continue reading

Be Different by Better Positioning Your Expertise

As a small business advisor, I am always observing the actions of every business encounter. When I was in New Orleans last week, I went into a retail store that manufactured and sold gas and electric lights fixtures ( The salesperson was very  polite and knowledgeable. After sharing some good information such as the fact they h... Continue reading