Winners Breed Winners The Seattle Seahawks won the 2014 Super Bowl and as the team with the best record in the NFC seem poised to make a run at another championship. With all the success, other teams in the NFL…

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The story so far... Part 1: imagining the enterprise. The business owner decides she doesn't want to work 7 days a week for the rest of her life. Part 2: how you get there. The business owner discovers the tools…

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In the first article on the Enterprise Cycle we looked at the vision for the Enterprise Cycle of your business. Here, we'll look at the nuts and bolts of getting to this phase. As the owner of a small business you…

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When you begin you are your business's most valuable asset. When you are done, if we do things right, your business is the most valuable asset in your life. That inversion is at the heart of the 3-cycle approach to small business growth.…

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There is a wonderful saying in German my mother uses sometimes: Man kann nicht über seinen eigenen Schatten springen. Directly translated it says one cannot jump over one's own shadow. The common English translation is 'A leopard cannot change his spots.'…

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A business is not some commodity or physical asset. Unlike a brick of gold bullion you can't just own a business, you have to grow it. But if a business is like anything it is more biological than mineral. Healthy businesses grow.…

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Are You The Pilot Or Engineer In Your Business?

Getting a large freighter safely into the right harbour is a complex and risky process. Just like growing a successful small business. In the world of ocean shipping, there are layers of responsibility in getting a vessel loaded and safely…

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