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Archive for for July, 2017

Finding Your Blindspot in Plans

July 31, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about involving others with your plans, to get their perceptive.

Hey everyone, Shawn here with you. Talking about a very interesting issue which is, how do we make our plan stronger? I spend a lot of time talking about planning and we talk about how to build plans. And if you’ve seen my signature keynote, … Read the rest

Questions to Ask Before Engaging in Battle

July 31, 2017

If you’re like most successful people, you have problems.

The more you have going on in your day, the more likely you’re going to have a problem. Or problems. If you’re building something, you’ll have to deal with people who are unhappy with your message or your project. And the bigger your project and message grow, the more people will … Read the rest

The Three Laws of Empowerment for High Growth Companies

July 28, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about empowering your employees.

Hey, folks, it’s Shawn here with you, and I want to talk to you about a real issue. If you’re a business owner or an HR manager, you’re probably pulling your hair out, wondering “How do I deal with all these employee issues?” and “Employees are not motivated, “and they don’t … Read the rest

A Question about Success to Ask Yourself

July 28, 2017

You’re reading this because you want to succeed.

Don’t we all? We have goals and dreams. Your dream could be a specific car or a house on a beach or a certain marathon time or a desire to devote more time to a cause. It would seem everyone yearns for success.

But what are you doing to set yourself up … Read the rest

Do You Need to Inspire Your Team? Can You Create More Engagement?

July 27, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about empowering your team.

Hey, folks, it’s Shawn here with you. I’m going to be talking today about “Do you need to inspire your team?” This is almost not a question, right? We do need to inspire our teams, we need our teams to do more. The real question is how, what do we do? … Read the rest

Are Your Habits Impacting Your Profits?

July 27, 2017

Let’s talk about habits.

If you’ve seen the film or read the book “The Secret,” you know of John Assaraf, an entrepreneur, and best-selling author. As I mentioned in a previous blog, I recently heard John speak. Though he’s not the only one out there preaching this message, we know it’s true, and we know it’s good to remind ourselves … Read the rest

Have You Found Your Point of Focus? Can You Compete on Something Different?

July 26, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about focusing on your special skill set. Hi folks, Shawn here with you today talking about your point of focus. Have you found your point of focus in your business, and if you haven’t, this may be a way to unlock unanticipated value. So many of us can do many things, right? Generally, we develop … Read the rest

3 Tips for Attracting Business

July 26, 2017

Be the business people want to do business with. That’s easy to say but hard to do.

We want to build a business and systems and process and brand that all work together to compel others to want to do business with us. We want to make sure they choose us. How do we do that? How do we build … Read the rest

Wish I Had Known Earlier to Be Me

July 26, 2017

Be yourself and don’t apologize for it. The results may be profitable.

I’ve mentioned in previous blogs that I recently heard Bo Eason speak. He’s a former NFL star turned actor turned public speaker I found inspiring. In his speech, he was very physical. He used movement in his speech and made great eye contact so audience members felt connected … Read the rest

Are You a Frequent Investor? Have You Thought of the Risk of Being a Minority?

July 25, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about how to protect a minority investor. Hey, folks, it’s Shawn here with you. Saying hi today and asking an important question. Are you a frequent investor? Do you invest in other people’s companies? And if you do, have you thought about the risks of being a minority investor? We see it happen all too … 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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