Helping Shop Owners grow into the successful entrepreneurs they imagine themselves to be.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

How To Profit From Your Biggest Problem

“Don’t be upset by the results you didn’t get from the work you didn’t do.”  

The San Antonio Spurs are one of the most successful franchises in professional basketball.  They’ve won five NBA Championships and have the highest regular season winning percentage in league history.  

With all their success, the Spurs still have the same big problem as you.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The Surprising Secret of the Influential Leader

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw

Jimmy Johnson was the head football coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 1989 through 1994.  He had a reputation for being a no nonsense, disciplinarian who was tough on his players.

Falling asleep during one of his meetings was considered a “career limiting move.”  Everyone knew this.  Everyone, except for a backup linebacker named John Roper.  

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Getting The Best Performance From Your People

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.”  John Quincy Adams

A Shop Owner named “George” was meeting with his General Manager, named “Ed.”   
Normally, they would have their Monday one on one meetings at George’s office, but this particular day was different.  George decided that a field trip was in order.

He took Ed out to this gorgeous field.  As they walked, George pointed to the blue ocean to their left. As they continued to walk, he directed Ed’s attention to the breathtaking mountains to their right.