MCBRIDE FOR BUSINESS BLOG

What is the Success/Fear Line? What is it and Why does it Matter?

July 20, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about recognizing success and failure.

Hey everyone, Shawn here. I want to talk about the fear versus success line and how to get above it. So, a lot of times we see a line between fear and success. And it’s almost like you can draw a line across a plane. And if you get above … Read the rest

Do You Remember Your Dreams?

July 20, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

We all dream.

There’s something so human about our ability to want something, to desire it, and to build our habits and goals around it. This is what makes the human experience real. It’s what separates us. We can sacrifice now knowing the effort will help us achieve certain goals and ends.

Many people aren’t thinking about where they’re going. … Read the rest

Can My Business Partner Change the Locks and Close Us Out?

July 19, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about documenting important information in your LLC agreement and the risk involved when it is not documented.

Hey, folks, it’s Shawn here with you answering another question that we’ve seen come up in the community. Things people are asking is, can my partner change the locks on our facility? Can they close me out of … Read the rest

Two Lessons from Corporate America

July 19, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

As many of you know, my professional background includes a decade in some of the country’s largest law firms. My experience as an associate, I believe, was very similar to life in corporate America.

Large law firms with hundreds and even thousands of lawyers across the country and around the globe have many processes and procedures, and a lot of … Read the rest

Engaged Employees

July 18, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about motivating 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 feel … Read the rest

The Needs of Business Owners Who’ve Left Corporate America

July 18, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

Among my clients is a special breed: Those leaving corporate America to start a new business.

Their special issues can be broken down into three categories.

#1. They need protection. These clients usually have mass assets or things they want to protect. They have homes. They have families. They have livelihoods. Unlike many younger business owners, these people typically want … Read the rest

A Powerful Way to Make Plans Even Better: Use This to Leverage Your Plans

July 17, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about improving your business plans.

Folks, it’s Shawn with you again today, and I want to talk about a powerful way to make your plans even better – something that not enough people do. You know, what I know the number one best way to make your plans better, to make them really realistic and … Read the rest

Three Reasons to Start a Business Now

July 17, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

I’m part of the chorus you hear singing that now is a great time to start a business.

Here are three reasons why.

#1. We really are moving into a different phase of the global economy. The world’s economic systems are working together in ways that allow a lot of businesses to start and grow. Gone is the stigma attached … Read the rest

Do You and Your Partner Need Counseling? Maybe So, Food for Thought!

July 14, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about disagreements and changes in partnerships.

Hey, folks, it’s Shawn with you, and I want to talk to you about a very important issue. Do you and your business partner need counseling? Sometimes this comes up in the life of a business partnership. Sometimes the business partners start going different directions, and life changes. One … Read the rest

The End of a Marriage Can Impact a Business Partnership

July 14, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

Divorce can be tough on a business.

When a business partner faces a divorce, the huge impact that has on the partner’s personal life may also have profound effects on the business. So, we want to plan ahead.

Divorces are often problematic because courts do not usually think in terms of the continuity of a business. The court is more … Read the rest


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