It is quite rare for a business of most any kind to be able to adequately plan succession in the ranks of their mid-management staff. So often, a manager must be replaced in quick order. In that instance, should you look for a replacement within your ranks, or should you go outside to find a … [Read more...] about The Evolution of a Business Owner
In 1991, I started my last company after a couple of years of thinking about it. A twelve-page business plan was written in the early morning hours that guided the company for 18 of its 25-year existence. My goals for dynamic living were clear, or so I thought. Writing the business plan for this … [Read more...] about Principle of Learning vs. Dynamic Living?
Entrepreneurs often create startups with the plan to sell it when conditions are right. Others have a strategic plan where they operate the business until they retire, and then some have no plan so they are pulled out from behind their desks to be buried. Getting out of a business isn't always about … [Read more...] about Shark or Bait: What Business Am I In?
What does living a balanced life mean? How can I achieve it? How do I know if I am imbalanced? I've read this opening a dozen times and am still not sure I like it, but here it goes anyway. I believe in living a balanced life. Believe me, it's never easy, nor have I mastered it. Living a dynamic … [Read more...] about Dynamic Living – The Principal of Life Balance