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Archive for for August, 2017

Why Geography Doesn’t Matter Anymore

August 25, 2017

There used to be a day and a time when geography mattered a lot. We really cared about where people were located. We wanted to make sure that our service providers were in the same city as us so that we could sit down with them face to face. Well, the world has changed. Obviously, telecommunications have become extremely inexpensive. … Read the rest

What Do My Speeches Do

August 24, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about what happens when he speaks.

Hey, folks, Shawn here. Sometimes people ask me what exactly happens when I speak? What am I working with on the audience? It’s always something transformational. We are making changes in people, their businesses, and their lives. My 3 Laws of Empowerment speech talks about preparing, planning and protecting. … Read the rest

Don’t Be The Only One Trying

August 24, 2017

In business, there’s a lot of effort that needs to go into this. I’m a big proponent of partnerships and collaboration. We can do more together as teams than we can do individually. It’s really just that simple, but an important part of this is you can’t be the only one trying. You need to be working as part of … Read the rest

Empowering Employees to Do More so You Can Do More

August 24, 2017

We talk a lot about empowerment. Empowering people and empowering employees. One of the key messages of The 3 Laws of Empowerment for High Growth Companies is that we can empower employees and we can do more. And empower employees that are following their dreams and doing the things they love. Not only will employees do more for themselves but … Read the rest

WINNS

August 23, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about making plans.

Hey folks, Shawn here with you, talking to you about planning and not just making plans but making them even better. Hopefully, you saw my earlier video on the dreams process, the way to build a plan. If you didn’t see that earlier video, go check it out after this video.

Now … Read the rest

Start with the Right Team: Get a Great Accountant Early

August 23, 2017

One of the keys to business success is having the right team. We talk a lot about teams in our previous blogs and when I speak about The Three Laws of Empowerment. One of the critical members of your team is going to be your accountant. You want to get one early in the process.

The accountant can take an … Read the rest

What Can Go Wrong in Coaching

August 22, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about the importance of hiring a good coach.

Hey, folks, it’s Shawn here. I want to have a very honest and candid talk with you today. You know, I do coaching, and I’m an attorney, which kind of puts me in a quasi-coach position. I’ve been in that for a long time, because we’re working … Read the rest

50 State Tour Recap: Redlee/SCS Service Company

August 22, 2017

You know, once in a while you talk to somebody who really thinks differently. Chuck Redfearn and the history him and his father set for Redlee/SCS Company should be a lesson for all of us. Chuck, an entrepreneur, has built a successful company in Dallas, Texas.  He’s also built his family and his business, together. What was very interesting when … Read the rest

Solar Eclipse 2017

August 21, 2017

Today’s the day, solar eclipse day. Thousands, perhaps millions of people will be stepping outside of their homes and viewing something that’s rarely seen, a total eclipse visible in the United States. These events don’t happen very often. In fact, it may be a lifetime before another eclipse goes from coast to coast of the United States and is visible … Read the rest

Preparing for Partners’ Disagreements in Business

August 21, 2017

R. Shawn McBride spoke with Kevin Wright about preparing for partners’ disagreements in business.

Kevin: Shawn, what about one of the real dilemmas for a startup company.

R. Shawn McBride: Yeah.

Kevin: Is that an owner, whether brother, sister, or family says, “Wow, we’ve got this great idea, and maybe we’ve actually got a customer that’s ready to buy.” Then … 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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