Category: Small Business Growth

Engage Your Team: Improve Your Results

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February 11, 2013

Employee Engagement with Business Growth Planning According to Gallop research, there are three types of employees in any organizations. Those that are engaged, disengaged, or actively disengaged. Only 30% of the workforce is engaged. They are the achievers who go the extra mile to make things happen. Sadly, 55% of the workforce is disengaged. They […]

Why Mission Matters: It’s Your Motive, Your Motivation.

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January 15, 2013

America’s free enterprise system has produced the greatest wealth for the greatest number of people in the history of the world. It’s possible that today’s teenagers are enjoying a higher quality of life than Kings and Queens just a few hundred years ago. Think about it – electricity, automobiles, cell phones, and air travel – […]

What Big Goal Will Inspire You and Your Team?

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December 11, 2012

All this talk about visions got me thinking about a poster I used to have on my wall bearing the following inscription: “Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it! Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!” The famous quote inspired my mountaineering endeavors for many years.  But the real power lies in the […]

Why Is Small Business the Most Trusted Group in America?

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December 7, 2012

No one would have predicted that Mark and Mimi Comfort would become the nation’s #1 franchise in their travel business for 21 straight years. They were just a couple of newly-weds with two small children when they decided to take a leap of faith and invest in a Cruise Holidays franchise. Early on, they articulated […]