Is Your Household Income Common or Uncommon?

Consider the question "Is your household income common or uncommon?"Typically, we compare ourselves to our friends and family; those who are in our circles of influence.  The popular response is to say our income is common -- average if you will.    Take a moment to take the following quiz to see … [Read more...]

Is Every Business Exactly the Same or Different?

Is every business exactly the same or different?  This may sound like a trick question. It's interesting how often we're asked, "How can you coach my business when you're not an <insert profession here -- manufacturer, attorney, chiropractor.>  Good question. Here's the best answer. … [Read more...]

The Big Question: How’s Business Going?

**Disclaimer -- There are many business owners right now pinching themselves because their business has taken off -- in fact, they haven't built enough barns to store all the money that's coming in!  Well done!  Keep on keeping on! If you're a business owner you know the small talk;  inevitably … [Read more...]

Increase Business Revenue… Then Don’t Focus on Sales

Master Coach David Ford explains why small business owners focus getting on new customers and making new sales but leave money on the table with their existing customer base If your small business needs to increase revenue, I'm guessing the number one thing you are focusing on is how to get more … [Read more...]

Moving On – From Disappointment to Success

Every business owner experiences failures, to be successful means being able to move on   You have reached every goal you set for yourself and your small business right on schedule. Running your business has been a walk in the park. No? If you are not where you thought you would be when you … [Read more...]

Grow Your Business and Build Your Wealth… Not Someone Else’s

Master Coach David Ford asks; "Are you the business owner who knows how to build your wealth, or are you the business owner who knows how to make other people wealthy?"   Who has all the money? If you listen to anyone commenting on, questioning or discussing the distribution of wealth in … [Read more...]

Here’s Why Paying Yourself Profit is as Important and Easy as Paying the Rent…

Business Master Coach David Ford shows you how to Budget for Profit   As small business owners, most of us are familiar with the term 'Budget'. According to wiki, a budget is 'a list of all planned expenses and revenues' that 'enables the actual financial operation of the business to be … [Read more...]

Business Master Coach David Ford Shows You How To Budget For Profit

Here's Why Paying Yourself Profit Is As Important And Easy As Paying The Rent...   As small business owners, most of us are familiar with the term 'Budget'. According to wiki, a budget is 'a list of all planned expenses and revenues' that 'enables the actual financial operation of the … [Read more...]

I Can’t Raise My Prices… There’s Too Much Competition, Right?

Master Coach David Ford gets you thinking differently about what you charge for your products and services and why it's critical to Raise Your Prices.   The following profound statement was made by Eli Goldratt in his book 'The Goal'... In order for an organization to Make Money, the value … [Read more...]

In Small Business, Profit Is the Ultimate Goal, Right?

Many small business owners are busy doing everything but tasks that help them make money.   If the ultimate goal of any business is to make money, why is it that so many businesses are not profitable? The No. 1 reason in my opinion is because the person running the business does not focus … [Read more...]