Archive for for August, 2017

Melding Different Styles to Do More

August 31, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about melding different styles together and growing your team.

Hey, folks, it’s Shawn here. I want to talk to you about a very important idea from a management standpoint. It’s melding different styles together to do more. If your organization is struggling or if you’re in the early stages of growth and you want to … Read the rest

Scale or Die

August 31, 2017

I’m watching it happen again. One of my favorite vendors is struggling because of scaling issues. They provide great service. They provide a great service to me, which is why I’ve recommended them multiple times to other people. But now I’ve watched them get bigger and because they have grown and haven’t adjusted their business model, they’re struggling. They’re having … Read the rest

They’re Just Not Going to Get it, the Lonely Existence of an Entrepreneur

August 30, 2017

You know, one of the challenges of being an entrepreneur is that you’re different than everybody else. A lot of your people in your life aren’t going to understand or get what you’re doing. Many people work for corporate America or work routine jobs with routine schedules. They’re in work. They’re out of work. They have these very clear modes … Read the rest

Parting Ways: Partnerships Gone Bad

August 30, 2017

Unfortunately, it happens. Not every partnership is going to make it. Partnerships struggle and people change. In fact, one of the things I talk about in my speeches,, is the fact that life is going to change and the values and interests of partners will often change. Meaning the partners that are in perfect alignment today, may not be … Read the rest

Liability As A Speaker

August 29, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about liability as a speaker.

Hey folks, Shawn here with you. We talk about liability as a speaker or an entertainer or really in a lot of our different businesses when we’re providing a service, so we have to think about what might be possible. Now, remember this is not legal advice for you, this … Read the rest

It’s Not a Competition of How Many Hours You Work

August 29, 2017

You know I’m surrounded by entrepreneurs and a lot of people in business, and one of the saddest things I find is that a lot of people want to compare how many hours they work. Vestiges of the old economy. There used to be a day where output was related to input and the number of hours you worked. The … Read the rest

How Clear Are Your 10-Year Dreams

August 28, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about focusing on your 10-year plans for your business.

Hey, folks. Shawn here with you asking an important question: how clear are you on your 10-year dreams? We talk a lot at McBride for Business when I’m coaching, consulting, keynoting, about what are your 10-year dreams? We really want to understand where people want to … Read the rest

The Benefits of Repeated Action

August 28, 2017

One of my favorite business gurus is Jeff Walker, and in one of his blogs he talks about the benefits of repeated action, and I think his message is critical. We as business owners must take action, and by repeating those actions over and over and over again, we’re going to learn and refine. Jeff gives a great example of … Read the rest

Why I Chose to Be An Entrepreneur

August 26, 2017

Sometimes I’m asked why I became an entrepreneur and why I started my own law firm and later my own business strategy firm. At the time I started my groups, I just didn’t feel right in corporate America. For me, corporate America meant large law firms. I couldn’t be myself. I couldn’t do the things that I thought my clients … Read the rest

This DREAM System Will Make It Easy for You and Your Teams to Make and Execute Plans

August 25, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about a dream system that will make it easy to execute business plans.

Folks, Shawn here with you. If you’re watching this video, you’re probably thinking about planning, and planning doesn’t have to be boring. It can be done well, and it can be done easily, and I’ve come up with a system.

I’ve worked … 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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