Archive for for January, 2017

Is Your Business Missing an Accounting Skillset?

January 31, 2017

The following blog is from Sandi Leyva, a guest of McBride For Business, LLC.

In a small business, the owner ends up wearing many hats to get the product or service delivered, the customers served, and the accounts settled.  Within each functional area of a small business, there are even more hats.  Although the accounting function might be considered one … Read the rest

Being a Guest on a Media Appearance: 5 Tips to Rock Your Next Media Appearance

January 30, 2017

Eventually if you build your platform enough you’re going to be invited to be on some form of media. It might be a local radio show, or it might be a podcast. Or maybe you’re going to go into the realms of television.

Regardless of the type of media, there are some key tips for you to keep in mind … Read the rest

When the Wheels Fall Off: Dealing with Difficulty in Your Business

January 27, 2017

Every business is going to have times where things start to fall apart. Don’t feel like you are unique. You’re going to have challenges.

I’ve dealt with many businesses and I’ve read many stories of growing challenges. Almost every business has had a time of challenge, had a time of difficulty, had a time when they honestly didn’t know if … Read the rest

Thought Leadership: What Does This Mean and Why Do I Care?

January 26, 2017

If you follow blogs, articles and other materials from a lot of different people, you’ll start seeing the word “thought leader” floated a lot. What does this mean? Why is this important to you?

Wikipedia recognizes a thought leader as quote “A thought leader can refer to an individual or firm that is recognized as an authority in a specialized … Read the rest

12 Minute Interview

January 25, 2017

Egal: Hi, this is Egal Jones. I love great conversations where life’s journey is communicated through not only words but also tunes and emotions. Explosive Express allows you feel what they felt and learned. A fool learns only from his mistakes, while the wise learn from their own and those others have made. Thanks for being her with us.

Good … Read the rest

Live Your Business Dream

January 25, 2017

Dreams – it’s what it’s all about. I’m fortunate. I get to speak about The Three Laws of Empowerment ( ) and help people really live their dreams, build the companies they love and companies that last beyond them. It’s fun to watch that. Some people haven’t gotten the message. They haven’t learned that they can live their dreams. … Read the rest

Building Procedures: A Systematic Approach

January 24, 2017

We talk a lot about procedures. We talk a lot about building companies that last, that are bigger than the management team. Part of that is procedures. In The Three Laws of Empowerment ( ) we talk about building companies that last, using plans, and other techniques to make something bigger than any one person. Part of that is having … Read the rest

McBride’s Interview about Things you need to know for your Biz for 2017!

January 23, 2017

R. Shawn McBride interviewed with Holly Signorelli, CPA (also known as The Money Therapist — about Things You Need to Know for Your Business in 2017.

You can find the full interview here:


Holly: Hi everyone, it is Holly the Money Therapist, and this is my good friend and attorney Shawn McBride. I can say this.

Shawn: … Read the rest

Dealing with Management Changes

January 23, 2017

Management is going to change. Companies are going to evolve over time. Companies need systematic ways to make sure that the company keeps moving forward, even as the team of players keep changing. In The Three Laws of Empowerment ( I speak about building plans that work and building companies that last. One of the things that’s key here is … Read the rest

Exiting the Business: Three Key Things to Consider

January 20, 2017

When you’re exiting a business, you need to have a plan for the exit. We talk about planning in The Three Laws of Empowerment (  ). Exiting a business is no different than running a business: you need to have a plan for getting out of the business. In a best case scenario you will establish this plan before you … Read the rest

All postings are intended to be planning tools to familiarize readers with some of the high-level issues discussed therein. No posting is intended to be a comprehensive discussion and additional details should be discussed with your transaction planners including attorneys, accountants, consultants, bankers and other business planners who can provide advice for your circumstances. This article should not be treated as legal advice to any person or entity.

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