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Reopening Your Office Safely During COVID-19

As if living through a global pandemic wasn't enough — you're a business owner, so you have to become an expert on SBA loan guidelines and now learn all about CDC recommendations too? We're here to help you out. Here's the CDC's workplace decision tree and our advice about what to think about when reopening... Setting expectations By now, you should already be in near constant communication with your team on key office decisions in regards to how the pandemic affects your employee’s day to day work life. As you work on reopening it will be imperative to set crystal clear … Continue Reading »

Online alternatives to Vistage

“It’s lonely at the top” is a common expression for good reason — for CEOs, it’s especially true. Sure, you’re surrounded by people and if you’re fortunate — good people. But who do you talk to when you need someone with a similar perspective as you?  Family is unlikely to fully understand the intricacies of your industry and might not even know what it is you do all day. Employed friends might throw shade your way saying a version of, “Oh, please tell me how hard it is to be your own boss.” Neither camps truly get the unique pressures you face as a founder. People who haven’t walked in … Continue Reading »

Knowing your “stage of growth” to maximize your business success

When you’re deep in the day-to-day of your own business, you might be surprised to find that most B2B service businesses follow the same “lifecycle.” Including yours!  Recognizing this is the first step toward reaching your next level of success. Because it means you can follow a blueprint of what other business owners before you have done to find their fortune.  It begins with pinpointing exactly where your business is currently in the lifecycle of a business. In other words, what stage of growth your business is in. What are the stages of growth?  There are four stages of growth that … Continue Reading »