Strategy

When I became a father, working day and night wasn’t an option. Here are 3 strategies that have helped me successfully run a business without clocking more than 40 hours a week.

David Finkel is the author of 12 business books, including his newest release “The Freedom Formula.” Finkel is the CEO of Maui Mastermind, a business coaching company. Over the past 20 years, Finkel and the other Maui coaches have personally scaled and sold more than $US2 billion worth of businesses. […]
When I became a father, working day and night wasn’t an option. Here are 3 strategies that have helped me successfully run a business without clocking more than 40 hours a week.
Markets

Do Yourself A Favour And Outsource Christmas

For all its joy and good tidings, the holiday season can be one of the busiest times of the year, and particularly so for professional women, who are often the event planner, chef, and chief shopper of the family. It’s not just the gift-buying that makes these workers’ crazed; it’s […]
Do Yourself A Favour And Outsource Christmas
Strategy

These Corporate Habits Can Kill A Startup

[credit provider=”Flickr/misspupik” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/miss_pupik/110398207/in/photostream/”] I hear many executives and professionals in large corporations talking about their dream of jumping ship, and starting their own company. What they don’t realise is that the longer they wait, the more big-company habits they are acquiring, which will make their eventual decision harder and entrepreneurial […]
These Corporate Habits Can Kill A Startup
Strategy

INSTANT MBA: Fire Yourself If Someone Else Can Do It Better Than You

[credit provider=”Vimeo/User Insight” url=”http://vimeo.com/33735173″] Today’s advice comes from Eric V. Holtzclaw, CEO and founder of User Insight, via his column at Inc.:“You should fire yourself, especially from the jobs that, with you handling them, stand in the way of your company’s growth.”
INSTANT MBA: Fire Yourself If Someone Else Can Do It Better Than You
Strategy

INSTANT MBA: The Three Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Delegating

[credit provider=”YouTube/NashvilleNAWBO” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxN6ZkR9of8&feature=related”] Today’s advice comes from Dr. Jeff Cornwall, director of Belmont University centre for Entrepreneurship, via The Tennessean: “Every business owner eventually hears the same advice. If you want your business to grow, you must learn to delegate.”
INSTANT MBA: The Three Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Delegating
Strategy

OfficeMax Founder: Every Successful Business Needs A Dictator

In 1988, Michael Feuer opened the first OfficeMax in Cleveland, Ohio with just $20,000 in savings. He sold it for nearly $1.5 billion in 2003, having built the office supply store into a $5 billion chain with 1,000 stores. These days, Feuer is focused on his latest venture Max-Wellness, which […]
OfficeMax Founder: Every Successful Business Needs A Dictator