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The Balanced Business Wheel™

Published: June 15th, 2016; by Nick Hughes

To grow a successful business you must manage it holistically. You must focus on the complete business and not just its individual parts. The […]

Are There Diamonds In Your Backyard?

Published: May 10th, 2016; By: Judi Hughes

This short parable explains a marketing strategy that is often forgotten.  This story is about Beth.

Beth was a very ambitious and proud woman, who was […]

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Your Biggest Barrier to Growth

Published: April 8th, 2016; by Judi Hughes

Did you know that one of the biggest barriers to business growth is you, the business owner!

There are four attributes a successful business owner […]

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Navigate the Economy – 7 Actions to Take Now!

Published: March 23rd, 2016; by Judi Hughes

A slower economy can be a great time to grow your business

As a business owner, talk of a slowing economy might set off alarm […]

Your Fortune is in the Follow-Up

Published: March 2nd, 2016; by Judi Hughes

How much money are you leaving on the table because you don’t follow-up?

According to a recent survey, it takes not one or two, but […]

Are You Suffering from SOS?

Published: February 5th, 2016; by Judi Hughes

Business owners are some of the most creative people I know. Small business owners by nature are always building something new.  They create new […]

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Risk Assessment – A Tool to Manage Change

Published: January 12th, 2016; by Judi Hughes

As business owners we are in the business of change management. So much of what we do to grow our business is about initiating […]

Look Into Your Past to Plan for Your Future

Published: December 2nd, 2015; by Judi Hughes

“Always plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark”, wrote Richard Cushing.

As we approach a new year it is traditionally the time to […]

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Creating a Philanthropic Culture in Your Small Business

Published: November 20th 2015; by Judi Hughes

According to a 2012 Canadian study conducted by, 76% of business owners believe they have a moral obligation to give back to their […]

Are You Growing Your Business? Or Do You Have a Job?

Published: November 3rd, 2015; by Judi Hughes
Do you have a business owner’s mindset?
When you prepare for a day’s work, do you see yourself as someone who is building a […]

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