Spring Cleaning Your Business

Spring is officially here and there it’s no better time to clean up your business. This could include cleaning out your desk drawers, dusting off the shelves, or taking a step back to examine your business. Although spring cleaning for your office may sound like a big task, it will bring a sense of … [Read more...]

“He who stops being better stops being good” – Oliver Cromwell

Coach Tracy Ford explains that you must be living in a world of constant, never ending improvement. Read why....   In Japan, the word for constant and never-ending improvement is kaizen. This is a philosophy of warriors, Japanese businesses, and of successful people. They ask the questions … [Read more...]

Keep It Simple for Success

ActionCOACH MN says: Doing the right things right, every day, is the only way to create long term business success   Small businesses usually start out fairly simple. A limited number of team members, sometimes just the owner. Consistency is easy; the same person is doing every job. It … [Read more...]

Feedback: The Breakfast of Champions

Coach Tracy Ford Explains That Negative Feedback is an Opportunity for Improvement   Ken Blanchard & Spencer Johnson, authors of the One Minute Manager, said that “Feedback is the breakfast of Champions”. So my question to you is, what are you eating for breakfast? Are you only eating … [Read more...]

Is Downsizing Your Small Business Achieving The Results You Desire?

Coach Tracy Ford says; You may be surpised that cutting your way to profits, the more comfortable approach is not enough   Chances are if you’ve tried to cut your way to profits it may not be working for you. So what else have you done to create more business? Are you doing things pretty … [Read more...]

Under Promise and Over Deliver….

Small business owners: The Easy Way To Gain Raving Fans!!.   Really? How simple!! In reality it takes systems and testing to make this happen. So what is a raving fan? These are customers of yours that are so pleased with your service that they are an advocate for you; meaning they refer … [Read more...]

Four Simple Steps To Have All The Time You Want And Some Left Over!

How To Create a System To Increase Your Productivity and Put More Cash in the Bank.   We all have all heard the phrase “I keep running out of money before I run out of month!” Basically we spend what we earn unless we have a plan for it. … [Read more...]

The environment you have created for your business is one of the largest determining factors in the success of your small business.

Want to Change your Small Business Results... Business Coach Kelli Hoskins explains why it's necessary to Change Your Environment.   As a small business owner, if you want to change the results you're getting in your small business or in your life, the first thing you should consider doing … [Read more...]

How Small Business Owners Can Predict Issues Before They Happen.

Setting Up This Simple System Can Lead To Immediate Results In Your Small Business.   MAKING THE GRADE IN SCHOOL…We have 3 kids. My oldest daughter is in high-school; a “Straight A - homework done a week in advance”. My youngest son is still in elementary school, and as long as Phy-Ed is a … [Read more...]

How To Keep Customers Coming Back To Your Small Business.

Too often small businesses can forget the little things that make a big difference..   I eat at an Asian cuisine restaurant quite often which there are several locations in the metro area where I live. I could go to any one of these restaurants because they serve the same food, presented in … [Read more...]