Just when we think we’ve got our business dialed … we put our foot on the accelerator and quickly uncover new challenges at greater speed. It’s like getting all our ducks in a row … and then having someone start shooting them down out of nowhere?! Totally fun … NOT! ;) And this can put us in
One of my highest values is individual freedom. The freedom to do what I want … when I want … where I want … and with whom I want. And if you’re like most entrepreneurs, business owners, and mission-driven leaders, freedom is high up there on your priority list too. Yet, sadly MANY entrepreneurs
Let’s settle a long-time debate … What’s more important when building and scaling a business … idea or execution?! Team Idea would be shouting from the rooftop … without an idea we have nothing to execute upon.
Building and scaling a business requires a lot of heart, an even larger amount of grit, and an unwavering tribe of people supporting us. As mission-driven leaders, visionaries, and action-takers it’s natural to get caught up making things happen and miss the joy of the journey. So this is a reminder for us as much as it
Building and scaling a business can feel like a roller-coaster ride. And as leaders everyone is looking to us to be their North Star. We have to hold the mission front-and-center with extreme clarity despite external circumstances. And as things pick up … positive momentum builds and the pressure to perform grows even bigger.
Ever feel like you’re in a rhythm with your business … you’ve got all your ducks in a row … and then out of nowhere, your ducks start keeling over?! Even when we’re clear on our vision … have a strong brand, great culture, and solid operational disciplines … Building and scaling a business
Straddling the fence in business is really awkward. There we said it! It’s uncomfortable because people around us see it clearly, yet … we often mislabel it. Fence sitting looks like … … Failing to make measurable progress in reasonable time … getting trapped in the paralysis analysis cycle … … Focusing on the wrong things … hiding from
Winning in business is about consistency. It’s not just about the next revolutionary idea or out-of-this-world opportunity … it’s about steady, persistent daily actions. And yes, we’re often just one idea or relationship away from an explosion in our business. However, it’s the calculated actions we take each-and-every-day that put us in a position to receive that next
When watching the Olympics, we love seeing high-achievers … elite performers … and individuals who are at the top of their game … doing what they do best. And many of us admire them for their work ethic and skill. Maybe their physiques too ;) In large part, these athletes have achieved greatness due to their
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