Turning the J-O-B of Running a Business Into J-O-Y

“Life is short!” We’ve all heard that a million times. The older I get, the more I feel the truth in that statement. I sometimes wish my younger self paid closer attention to it. We shouldn’t be spending the vast majority of our awake time every day doing something we...

Get Your Priorities Straight

As a business owner, it’s all-too-easy to fall into the pattern of prioritizing the growth of your business above all else. After all, you took the risks as an entrepreneur and worked hard to build your business to where it is today, so learning to focus past your...

Discipline Creates Freedom

Many business owners are hesitant to create too many rules for their teams; they want to avoid the “command and control” management style of the past and instead liberate their team to do their best work. But without structure, too much freedom can actually impede...

Finding Silver Linings in Business Challenges

The last year has been unprecedented in the many challenges we all face, and business owners have especially struggled to adapt to the realities of the global pandemic and the growth obstacles and chaos it has created. But finding silver linings is crucial for...

How to Manage Rapid Business Growth

We all want to see our businesses grow quickly; that’s why we are always working to improve our leadership and strengthen our systems and strategies. But…what happens when growth comes very rapidly? What challenges do we face when we’re struggling just to keep up with...