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June 2008

Cedar Rapids Flood

Again I want to thank you for reading this blog, and to the many clients and friends who offered their support to community of Cedar Rapids. My neighbor took some pictures from a plane during the height of the flooding while her husband was taking flying lessons. If you’d like to view these you... More > >

Posted: Thursday June 26th, 2008   Updated: 7/29/2008

E-Myth Mastery Challenges

As a Certified E-Myth Coach for over ten years I’m well aware of the value E-Myth Mastery provided business owners with the opportunity to create systems for their business. The Program provided step-by-step documented processes to transform a business with very little structure into an... More > >

Posted: Wednesday June 25th, 2008   Updated: 6/27/2008

Success Forces Continued

A quick review of Joseph Sugarman’s six success forces:

Always be honest
Cherish your failures
Relish your problems
Concentrate your powers
Do it differently
Clean Your Desk

We covered the first three so the following are the final three. ... More > >

Posted: Saturday June 21st, 2008

Success Forces

From my recent blog, someone asked me about Joseph Sugarman’s book Success Forces and what the six success forces are. The book was written in 1980, yet like most books that have valuable information, the information is timeless. One of the things I like so much about this book is its simplicity.... More > >

Posted: Wednesday June 18th, 2008

Tuck Your Shirt In

One part of the Rockefeller Habits 4-3-2-1 formula includes Discipline. As Jim Collins in Good to Great notes Disciplined People, Disciplined Thought, and Disciplined Action lead a company from good to great. My work as a basketball official led me to a small version of this discipline in action... More > >

Posted: Thursday June 12th, 2008   Updated: 10/22/2010

Bad Profits

Imagine this scenario. Your tight on cash and you’ve paid a number of bills believing you can pay some of the small ones first so you don’t go over your cash on hand in the bank. One of your vendors is a large bill so you pay that last believing that it will be cashed last and giving you more... More > >

Posted: Saturday June 7th, 2008   Updated: 11/29/2010

Difficult Customers

Have you ever encountered a difficult customer that you weren’t able to satisfy no matter what you did to try and appease them? One of my clients had a large number of these customers. It seemed that frequently when he got a job completed he was stuck waiting for payment due to the unrealistic... More > >

Posted: Wednesday June 4th, 2008