Have You Fallen Into The Mile Wide Trap?

If your company’s revenue has stalled after a period of rapid growth, you may have fallen into The Mile Wide...Read More

The C-Word and 7 Others to Avoid at Work

The majority of businesses in America today started out as service companies. If you want to own a web design...Read More

Four Ways To Protect Your Turf

Warren Buffett famously invests in businesses that have what he calls a protective “moat” around them – one that inoculates...Read More

How To Scale Up Your Service Business

Increase the value of your company by training others in your area of expertise. It can be tough to grow a...Read More

9 Warning Signs You’re a Hub-and-Spoke Owner

If you were to draw a picture that visually represents your role in your business, what would it look like?...Read More

8 Ways To Know If You Have A Job Or Own A Business

The ultimate test of your business can be found in a simple question: would someone want to buy your company?...Read More

You-Proofing Your Business

Making your business less dependent on you has a number of benefits: you can scale your company more quickly if...Read More

Rich vs. Famous

Have you set a goal for your company this year? If you’re like most business owners, you’re striving for an...Read More

6 Reasons Not To Diversify

Diversification is a sound financial planning strategy, but does it work for company building? How does Vitamix get away with...Read More

The Anatomy of a Successful Exit

Stephanie Breedlove started Breedlove & Associates in 1992 as a way to pay her nanny. The big payroll processors weren’t...Read More