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May
2016

Moving Forward in Business: Are YOU the Biggest Obstacle?

May, 2016 by Jim Munro

Business owners are faced with many challenges as they navigate the (sometimes unfriendly) waters of building a successful enterprise.  Some of these challenges are external and beyond their control; some are internal and must be addressed through better communication, systems, or people; and, finally, some lie squarely within the mindset and capability of the owner… [read more]

May
2016

Building your business … and YOU

May, 2016 by Jim Munro

One of the biggest obstacles faced by beginning – and experienced – entrepreneurs is how to effectively increase their client base when they aren’t comfortable with their perceived marketing role and they don’t feel they have the cash flow to mount an effective advertising campaign. Today, I’d like to focus on the marketing approach portion… [read more]

May
2016

Turning Ideas into Action: Establish who you are…and where you’re going

May, 2016 by Jim Munro

Here are a few key steps taken from the main ideas in Chapter 1 from ‘Awesomely Simple’ by John Spence: If you do not already have them, create mission/vision/values statements. This can be done independently by the leader of the organization, by a committee of key people who are enthusiastic about working on this project,… [read more]

May
2016

Improving Cash Flow: Small Steps That Work

May, 2016 by Jim Munro

Over the course of recent years, I’ve had the opportunity to address and work with hundreds of businesses, representing a multitude of industries, models, and experience levels. One of the primary challenges offered by owners to accepting external assistance is “we’re different” yet, after so many contacts, the not-so-surprising reality is that each of their… [read more]

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