Business Planning

VIDEO: My Sample Intake Process

I talk a lot about having the right systems and processes in place for your business. It’s important because you make your business more efficient, and you as a business owner are more effective. So, putting my money where my mouth is, sorta, here is my 3 step intake process for new engagements or prospective […]

VIDEO: Are you ready to pivot in your business?

There’s quite a lot of talk about the importance of being able to “pivot”. Are you pivot-ready? Is your business able to adapt? I would argue that the key to being able to adapt and improvise stems from having the right tools and foundation in place at the outset. This is the heart of, purpose […]

VIDEO: The Conversations in Your Head

In this video I discuss the conversations we have as business owners (and generally), how most of those conversations are with ourselves or in our head, and how to make that a productive asset for your business and your happiness. This video is about business planning whether or not we’re living in a time of […]

VIDEO: Setting Goals: Part I of Many

Let’s get close and personal while I talk about goals and the Sunny man plays dead for a minute and a half. Goal setting is a conversation that I engage in often especially for startups and growing businesses. What is your goal setting process and how is that documented in your business plan?

VIDEO: You Talking to Me?

Communication is critical in every aspect of your business. So why not take it seriously? Take this short journey with me as I tell you everything you’re doing wrong (tough love) when it comes to business related communication.

VIDEO: Stay Humble

In this epic rant I discuss the value of staying humble and always keeping your mind open to new educational opportunities and experiences that will further your growth as an individual and as a business owner. I sound like such an adult!

Why Businesses Fail: Failure to Invest in Human Resources

Introduction Many businesses fail for many different reasons but mostly because they fail to properly consider the crucial challenges at the very outset. The following is part I of VII of my assessment of critical business failures. Startups fail to spend money on viable human resources. It is an unfortunate truth that many business owners […]