Archive for for March, 2017

An Interesting Way to Ask For a Raise

March 24, 2017

As many of you know, I’m all about empowering employees and in The 3 Laws of Empowerment for High Growth Companies I talk about empowering employees to make your organization grow ( We embrace empowerment philosophies in our business as well. Recently, one of my employees expressed an interest in earning more money. Rather than coming to me just saying, … Read the rest

3 Steps to Building a Family Wealth Constitution

March 23, 2017

The following blog is from Doug Box a guest of McBride For Business, LLC.

The United States has weathered many storms in the centuries since our founding – depression, recession, war, social upheaval, terrorism. We have been led by wise leaders and by mere mortals who have been viewed harshly through the lens of history. Through all of the trials … Read the rest

Don’t Sell What the Other Person Doesn’t Value

March 23, 2017

As part of my business journey, I ended up going through sales training, and I’ve used the Sandler system. I believe in it highly. I think it’s a fantastic way to work through the sales process, understand what’s going on, and connect with your customer. It’s truly authentic. It’s about asking questions about everybody’s needs and meeting those needs.

I … Read the rest

Frustrated With Regulations

March 22, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about the challenges with regulations. Here is the full transcript:

Hi there, everybody. R. Shawn McBride with you again talking today about regulation and frustration with regulation. We’ve been getting a lot of feedback on this area, so I’m joining you from Bel Air, Maryland. If you’re listening to this or watching this video … Read the rest

Being Respectful While Being Disrespected

March 22, 2017

In the business world, things are going to happen and sometimes somebody’s not going to treat you with the respect you deserve. You’re going to plan your business world around certain things and people aren’t going to do what they need to do. They’re going to make promises they don’t follow through with. They’re not going to treat you the … Read the rest

Growing Your Team and Keeping Your Culture

March 21, 2017

Shawn McBride explains about growing your team and keeping your culture.

Good morning, everybody. I’m Shawn McBride with you live from Tampa, Florida so if you’re watching this, drop me a note let me know where you’re watching from, would love to see what’s going on out there. Today I want to talk about building your teams and keeping … Read the rest

Your Friends and Associates Will Change

March 21, 2017

As you grow as a person and as your business gets better and builds, your friends and associates are going to change. This change may be one of the hardest parts of an entrepreneurial journey. One of the best things and one of the least understood things about running a business is it forces you to change. If more people … Read the rest

Fear, Doubt and Self- Limiting Beliefs

March 20, 2017

On March 13, 2017, R. Shawn McBride explains why we should take action and succeed instead of being overcome by fear, doubt and self-limiting beliefs.

Hey there, everybody. R. Shawn McBride, live with you. I’m gonna talk about fear, doubt and self-limiting beliefs. Something came up the other day with my group for business owners. We were talking about … Read the rest

Don’t Fear Failure

March 20, 2017

I recently gave a speech, and someone in the audience asked me about failure. It was funny; it gave me a second to reflect. After stopping and admitting to the audience that I was a failure (I’ve failed a lot in life and I’ve messed a lot of things up). Sometimes I wonder if I failed more than I succeeded. … Read the rest

Risk and Reward Assessments

March 17, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about running risk- reward calculations in business. Here is the full transcript: 


Good morning, everybody. R. Shawn McBride with you, live here from Orlando, Florida. If you’re out there watching, drop in the notes. I want to hear where people are listening from and what issues you’re dealing with. Today, I want to … Read the rest

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