Your Growth Strategy is Nothing if it Doesn’t Include This

The legendary Vince Lombardi once said, “Coaches who can outline plays on a blackboard are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their players and motivate.” This nugget of locker-room leadership applies to the boardroom too. As a business owner, you can have a compelling vision and solid strategy for growth, but unless […]

Coach Up or Out: What to Do When Jack’s Skills Aren’t What You Need Any More

In a previous article, “Why You Might Have To Fire Your Jack-Of-All Trades,” I explained that versatile employees able to perform in a number of capacities can be an asset during start-up, but can later become a significant obstacle to growth. Instead of having a team of utility players covering all the bases, a growing business […]

Time for a Small Business Revolution

We are now entering the 4th week of stay-at-home measures here in Maryland. This exists for every state in the union to some degree. The health implications have become very clear to most of us and the vast majority of citizens have risen to the occasion and quickly learned new norms for decorum, adopted new […]