Archive for for March, 2017

One Small Thing That Can Change Your Life

March 31, 2017

On March 12, 2017, R. Shawn McBride explains how we can do better in the future in our business by doing one small thing.

Shawn McBride here, live from Maryland. I wanted to talk with you today about one small thing that you can do that can change your life. Really, really interesting stuff for us here. I’ve been … Read the rest

Partnership Breakup Insurance

March 31, 2017

What if there was a product on the market that allowed you to insure your company in case of a partnership breakup? What if you could go to your local insurance company, pay a premium every year, and know that your value and wealth was protected if you and your partners were to go in different directions?

It would seem … Read the rest

Disagreement: How do we Know Whether it’s Temporary or Permanent?

March 30, 2017

We work a lot with business partnerships at McBride For Business ( One of the things that are inherent in all partnerships is that at some point in the business partnership’s life there will be a disagreement.

Partners are simply going to go in different directions: the business is going to evolve, and unexpected situations are going to come up. … Read the rest

Lost The Big Picture

March 29, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about maximizing a business’ future value. Here is the transcript:


Hey there, everybody. R. Shawn McBride coming to you live here talking about, have you lost track of the big picture. A very interesting thing happened to me today. I was recently contacted about a speaking engagement. It will involve a group dealing … Read the rest

You Need to Implement

March 29, 2017

We’re living in a world of ideas. It’s a knowledge-based economy. There’s no doubt that the key to success these days is having great thoughts. But there’s another step beyond that and it’s the implementation, making sure things get into place to do what needs to be done. It’s wonderful to have thoughts and ideas, but you need to have … Read the rest

When to Hire: 3 Simple Steps for Making an Analysis

March 28, 2017

One of the hardest decisions many business owners face is when to hire. When to go to that next level and when to bring more help in. It’s usually a very uncomfortable decision because, of course, hiring has costs and the benefits are not immediate. It takes a while before the new employee gets up to speed before they help … Read the rest

Why Empowered Individuals Are So Critical to Team Success

March 28, 2017

When you think of a team, you think of a collective group of people working together and shared goals. What’s good for each is good for everyone. Sayings such as, “There’s no ‘I’ in team” give notions of no one on a team looking out for themselves.

While this is a great thought, it’s not the real world. If we’re … Read the rest

50 State Tour, Why Me

March 27, 2017


R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about his upcoming 50 State Tour and why he is the right person for this tour. Here is the transcript:

Hey everybody. R. Shawn McBride with you here live from the Daytona Beach area in Florida. I wanted to touch base with you. Recently, I was talking about my 50 State Tour. For … Read the rest

Don’t be Scared to Hire

March 27, 2017

I recently had a long conversation with a business owner who’s just starting to grow their business. They were struggling with the, “Do I hire or do I not hire?” business decision.

Essentially, their business has grown to a certain size, and they were at the point where they were running out of time. They also didn’t have quite enough … Read the rest


March 24, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about his goal of being a rock star in corporate law.

Good morning, everyone. R. Shawn McBride with you live from Orlando, Florida. If you’re viewing this, drop in the comments where you are. I’d also love to hear what you’re dealing with and how I can help you. Today I want to talk … Read the rest

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