Are You Addicted to Work?

It’s Saturday afternoon and I’ve already spent more than 5 hours working on work—things that could have waited until Monday. So I started to think about it: about work, and its impact on me, my family, friends, hobbies, and time. After some self-reflection, I jotted-down a few questions that I’ll pose to you. Do you…

Right Person, Place, & Time

Finding and keeping the right people is critical to your business’s success and ability to grow. To do so, you must have the ability to effectively recruit, hire, train, and develop talent, as well as assess, coach, and retain skilled employees. In a previous post, I shared 10 steps to follow when building a culture…

Advice for Entrepreneurs

I have the good fortune to meet and work with some extraordinary entrepreneurs. Without doubt, one of my favorites is Lara Hodgson. When Lara is in the room, I shut-up and listen. She always shares such powerful and practical advice on all things business. Here are few tips she shared with me while shooting a…

B.S. Bingo

Takeaways, Bandwidth, Solutions, Ballpark, At The End Of The Day, Touch Point, Organic, Milestone, Core Competency, Streamline, Deep Dive, Sustainability, Drinking the Kool-Aid, Eyeballs, Granular, Holistic, Leverage, Visibility, Low Hanging Fruit, Mindshare, Perspective, Sustainability, Mission Critical, Talking Out Loud, Pain Point, Seamless, Value-Added, (I’ll stop here). Those are just some of the words I scribbled…

Beer & Business

On assignment with SmallBizClub.com, I had the pleasure to visit one of Atlanta’s newest breweries, The Burnt Hickory Brewery. And for rather obvious reasons, let’s just say it was one fun trip! I was introduced to Burnt Hickory by SmallBizClub.com’s righteous video dude (Director of Video Production), Dan Fontaine. So we arranged a trip out…

Loss Leaders

Finding new customers can be difficult and expensive. As you look at your customer acquisition strategy, you may want to consider the classic “Loss Leader” approach. The basic idea is that customers will spend more money on additional items, offsetting losses created by under-pricing the lead item. The idea behind using a product for promotional…