Category Archives: Growth

Avoiding Misalignment

December 11, 2017

We have talked about finding alignment and purpose in your business in earlier blogs alignment can be one of the biggest challenges in business. You are constantly looking for ways that you can partner with others and do the things that you are great at, the things you love, and let them do the same. Find out about any … Read the rest

Finding Your Next Big Goal

December 8, 2017

In The 3 Laws of Empowerment, many of the principles are geared towards achieving goals and getting to a certain place. Occasionally, I will get the question, “What if I don’t have goals? What if I don’t know where I’m going?” This is perfectly okay.

In today’s culture and environment, it is not uncommon for people to get caught up … Read the rest

Get Partnerships Right in the Beginning

December 7, 2017

Partnerships, partnerships, partnerships. They are all around, but how do we get them right in the beginning? How do we start them off on the right foot? How do we make sure they are successful? The key to a most successful partnership is to have clarity of understanding early on. There needs to be an alignment, and the partners need … Read the rest

Let’s Do More for Women in Business

December 7, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about women in business.

Hey, folks, it’s Shawn here bringing you a message I love, and that’s let’s do more for women in business. You know, I gave a TEDx Talk on the advantages of women in business. We have a link back to TEDx where we have a copy of the video. If you … Read the rest

Building and Believing in the Power of your Network

December 6, 2017

This is my shocking confession: I do very little. Shocking, but in some ways true. We’ve talked about leveraging our teams, and when I speak in those terms, we are typically talking about our internal teams.

There is also leverage to be had from our external teams, our networks. I accomplish very little on my own because I am always … Read the rest

Recruiting Employees From Competitors

December 6, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about recruiting from your competitors and what employees want.

Folks, Shawn here with you. Maybe you’re thinking about recruiting employees from your competitor. And you know what, this can be a very good strategy because those people already have information and knowledge about your industry. They may be up to speed. Assuming there’s not non-disclosures … Read the rest

Growth: Pushing Against the Edge

December 5, 2017

I recently attended Heroic Public Speaking by Michael Port, a conference for the speaking industry. As you know, I speak frequently.

During the conference, Michael Port shared his thoughts on growth. He said that when you are going through growth, you are often pushing against the limit. You are often against an edge. You are often at your capacity. The … Read the rest

How Innovative are You in Business Plans?

December 4, 2017

Business plans: the idea is tested and true. Have a plan for your business. Document where you are going and figure it out. What shapes your plans for the modern era? What has made things different? I think the key when writing business plans in the modern era is that we need to understand that the world has changed. Things … Read the rest

Time Or Money?

December 2, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about balancing time or money.

Shawn here with you, talking about the importance of balancing time or money. We’ve all heard it, time or money. What’s more important to you? What do you value? But this becomes very true as a business owner.

Now, most businesses that are starting out are using time. The owner’s … Read the rest

The 3 Laws of Empowerment

November 30, 2017

Where are you on your current path? Here are three simple steps to clarify your thinking.

My signature keynote is about The 3 Laws of Empowerment. I want to break down the three laws a little to think a bit deeper about them. It is an important and helpful planning tool. I encourage you to stop periodically and think of … 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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