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Employee Investment Takes Time

Despite millions of dollars in revenue and expenses, an NBA team is a small business. A coach gets 15 positions (12 active and three reserve) with which to field a winning organization. As in any small business, every player has an important role. While some … Continue reading

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Can You Build Your Business in Half the Time?

I had an unusual coincidence happen last week. Speaking to prospective new members of The Alternative Board (TAB), I wound up with three CPAs in the same meeting. They were from three different smaller firms, and all three identified their current … Continue reading

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One Response to Can You Build Your Business in Half the Time?

  1. John Hollier says:

    John,
    Couldn’t agree more on business owners myopic view of their business, where day to day operations is the only thing they are focused on.

    I touched on this subject in my own blog post “How much time do you spend ‘working ON your business’?”
    http://www.cxcel.com/wpblog/2011/08/how-much-time-do-you-spend-working-on-your-business/

    Keep up the good work,

    John Hollier,
    Chief Collaborator
    Collaborative Xceleration

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Credibility in the Lobby

I typically visit over a dozen businesses a week. Only a few have media articles about themselves in the lobby. When I ask the others, they typically answer “Oh sure. We were written up a few years ago. I have … Continue reading

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