Business Acceleration Bootcamp

In my Business Acceleration Bootcamp the participants get an opportunity to work on their business, rather than in their business.  And we all know from the book E-Myth, by Michael Gerber, how important it is to spend time working on the business – structure and systems. Part of the focus for the day is establishing […]

How is Your Business Really Doing?

It’s a tough question and in this recession doing a business profitability assessment is critical.  Try this free 10 minute total business diagnostic.  http://budurl.com/BusAssessment It’s important to know what is working in the business and what isn’t working.  Then go to work and get a total business makeover and set things right.  Implement the right business […]

Sociable!

Neil Godin’s Marketing Dangerously meetup this afternoon featured guest speaker, Shane Gibson.  Shane shared the 10 attributes of a Guerilla Social Media Marketer – a sneak peak version of his soon to be released book, Guerilla Social Media Marketing will be released in September 2010.  Brilliant!  This is a must read.  I was one of the lucky winners […]

Building Your Business Image

Time and attention needs to be given diligently to enhancing your business image and to marketing strategies.  These two factors are essential for business success.  Generating profits during this recession is top of mind for most business owners.  In my Business Acceleration Bootcamp participants spend considerable time on the Revenue Model.  Perhaps it’s time to take a […]

Controlling the Demands On Your Time

How many of you are constantly interrupted throughout the day? It’s a very common problem.  Constant distractions significantly increase the time you spend on any project and the time and energy necessary to re-focus on the task at hand can be exhausting.  Each time you come back to the same task you might find yourself […]

Creating a Lean and Efficient Business

To recession proof your business, what are you doing to create a lean and efficient business?  When we watch what is happening to the economy and infrastructure in the United States, some say that we Canadians are about five years behind the Americans.  If that’s true, it can instill a little bit of unease in […]

Managing Paper

Invariably, there will always be events and circumstances that will get in the way of performing any given task or priority.  Every moment throughout the day is an assessment of your priorities   When we are overwhelmed with paper, I have found that this form of clutter is enough to stop the finest of employees, managers, […]

Maximizing Your Time

Taking care of business requires that you take care of your time.  It’s your most important asset.  One of the most common problems within business is the constant complaint that ‘there isn’t enough time in the day to get it all done’.  Well, let’s face it, you aren’t going to get it all done.  There […]