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Archive for for May, 2018

Fastlane:  Don’t Forget the Ethics

May 31, 2018

***NOTE: This is a series of articles on shifting your business into the fastlane. These are quick tips adapted from McBride For Business’ Fastlane program. The complete program is available here.***

The Fastlane is fun!  Who doesn’t want to do more of what they love?  And make a profit too? It’s what our Fastlane Course is all about.

But let’s … Read the rest

Fastlane:  Productivity Comes After The Hard Work

May 30, 2018

Fastlane:  Productivity Comes After The Hard Work

***NOTE: This is a series of articles on shifting your business into the fastlane. These are quick tips adapted from McBride For Business’ Fastlane program. The complete program is available here.***

Raise your hand if you been to a workshop put on by someone that is successful in business?

I imagine seeing a … Read the rest

The Fastlane: Laying the Foundation for Growth

May 29, 2018

Fastlane:  Don’t Start Too Soon On Sales and Marketing

***NOTE: This is a series of articles on shifting your business into the fastlane. These are quick tips adapted from McBride For Business’ Fastlane program. The complete program is available here.

For those of you that have successful businesses I suggest you think of each new project in your business as … Read the rest

How are you balancing things?

May 28, 2018

How are you balancing things on Memorial Day?

I am wishing you an enjoyable holiday weekend.  I know Memorial Day comes with a have message. Some people gave their lives to defend the US to be free to do the types of things we do this weekend.

For me I am enjoying some time outside and getting some work done.… Read the rest

Why are you called “The Our Shawn” now?

May 27, 2018

Why are people calling you “The Our Shawn”?

You may have noticed that on LinkedIn and Twitter my account now says “The Our Shawn.”

This is a natural evolution of branding.

Starting out in speaking everyone called me “Shawn McBride” which is a fine name. But there are other speakers named Shawn McBride.

Since I use my middle name I … Read the rest

Enjoying the Holiday Weekend Slowdown

May 26, 2018

Holiday weekend slowdown

One of the things I love about holiday weekends is the slow-down. Suddenly the pace of business lessens, people start checking out and the room for creativity in my world increases.

It’s a great chance to get more strategic stuff done and get time with friends and family.

I love powerful relationships – for business and personal.… Read the rest

How Could the Promotability Process(TM) Change Your Business?

May 25, 2018

Fastlane:  Why You Need A Promotability Process(™)

***NOTE: This is a series of articles on shifting your business into the fastlane. These are quick tips adapted from McBride For Business’ Fastlane program. The complete program is available here.***

When you look at the Do Business Effectively(™) Pyramid you’ll notice that Promotability Process(™) is one of the keys to the foundation … Read the rest

How Do You Do Business Differently(TM) to Get in the Fastlane

May 24, 2018

Fastlane: Going Back to Do Business Differently(™)

***NOTE: This is a series of articles on shifting your business into the fastlane. These are quick tips adapted from McBride For Business’ Fastlane program. The complete program is available here.***

Those that know me know I am a big fan of Do Business Differently(™).  I think everyone should be unique and different … Read the rest

What Support Methods are Best for Training

May 23, 2018

Building a Complete Training Framework: Different Support Methods for Training

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the building a complete training framework. If you need training we offer corporate training in various forms.***

In a prior message we talked about using ongoing training and follow-up to lock in those great ideas we saw at a conference or training … Read the rest

How to Get the Most From Training: Weeding Out Bad Apples

May 21, 2018

Building a Complete Training Framework: Weeding out the Bad Apples

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the building a complete training framework.  If you need training we offer corporate training in various forms.***

“One bad apple spoils the bunch” as the old saying goes.

And one bad apple can destroy your training. And there seems to be two … 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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