How to Know When You’ve Hired the Wrong Person

Verne Harnish, a business growth expert, says that getting the right people in the right jobs is one of the four key components to a growing and thriving business. You funneled a lot of energy into hiring the right person but what if you’re getting a nagging thought... Read »

Rejecting Work/Life Balance and Comfort

I’ve proposed that we reject the pursuit of work-life balance in my last 2 blogs. Not only that, let’s also reject our pursuit of comfort. Are there evenings where you spend 4 hours in your recliner with popcorn and the remote?  Or surf the internet, play computer... Read »

Choosing Between Personal Life and Entrepreneurship

Not only is “work-life balance” bunk, being “off-balance” is the better goal. Instead of trying to achieve comfort, learning to live with discomfort should be our goal. We business owners tend to work some of the longest work weeks of anybody, especially here in the... Read »

Balance is Bunk: Ditching the Search for Work/Life Balance

It’s right up there with a good salary and benefits as the thing that most people—young people especially—are looking for most: work/life balance,wanting to “have it all.” It’s natural to want a professional life full of resounding accomplishments and a fulfilling... Read »

A Business Plan Is an Endless Source of Motivation

A business plan is one of the most powerful business tools on the planet and Verne Harnish’s One Page Strategic Business Plan (get a copy of it here, free) is hands-down the best at keeping it simple and easy-to-use. I use this business plan method with all my clients... Read »