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Helping shop owners grow into the successful entrepreneurs they imagine themselves to be.


A “Key” to Your Success

As I reflect on the lyrics from the song “Already Gone,” I’m reminded of a retired dentist I read about named Jack who started a consulting business in the midwest. His clients blamed their declining
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How to Create a Winning Expectation

The NCAA College Basketball tournament is known as “March Madness.” In this win or go home playoff, the dream of every player is to win the national championship game. Young “ballers” grow up watching the tournament
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How to Thrive During a Pandemic

What if my health fails? What if the economy gets worse? What if this pandemic lasts longer than they say it will? Have you been asking these questions? As I ponder these inquiries, I’m reminded
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How to Get More From Your Employees

I have an embarrassing confession to make. It all started after reading a Mayo Clinic study which concluded that sitting is the new smoking. I was motivated to get moving, so I set a goal
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Embracing the Not Yet Mindset

In their book Switch: How To Change things When Change is Hard, Chip & Dan Heath tell the story of Molly Howard, Principle of Jefferson County High school in Louisville Georgia. She inherited a school
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The Secret to Avoiding Your Biggest Regret

What is your biggest regret as a shop owner? As I ponder this question, I’m reminded of an interview I watched with basketball legend Kobe Bryant. The reporter asked him if he regretted the fact
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What About About Your Legacy?

After many months of struggle, “Mark” was finally turning the corner. The year was 2012 and he was the owner of a Midas in the Midwest. Making payroll wasn’t a problem, and he was no
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