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Where’s your road map for 2023?

Do you have your plan for first quarter 2023? Is it written down for the team to see, understand and act upon? Or is it still tucked away in your head, and shared as needed?

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Business Lessons Found in One of History’s Biggest Battles

Here’s the first lesson from the Allied victory on D-Day that’s directly relevant to business in 2022. Planning is essential because things rarely go as planned. Sound like a day in your life as a business owner?

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When It’s Raining Frogs, An Umbrella Is Not Enough

Some changes are rather small in the large scheme of things. Some changes we choose. We adapt an existing product or launch a new one.

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The Speed of Change. Buckle up.

We have all heard the phrase “the only guarantees in life are Death and Taxes”. I would argue that “Change” should be added to that list.

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How certain is your plan during uncertain times?

We are all too aware of current events nationally and around the world. For two years running, we have been nav...

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The 7 Most Devastating Words in Business

“We have always done it that way” This phrase seems harmless. Yet, these 7 words and the resistance...

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Escape Analysis Paralysis with ONE Decision

In case you haven’t heard, building and growing a business is quite complex. It requires people, all of which have different perspectives, personalities...

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No Wrong Questions

I have a question for you... But first, let me start with some background. When I joined Compass Point as a Family Business Advisor...

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Cash, it’s not just for CFOs

Here’s a concept that might seem controversial to some. Cash is not about finance.  Or accounting for that matter. Cash for a business is like oxygen to a human.  Without oxygen...

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Life mimics business. Business mimics life.

There seems to be a false notion floating around – and we all buy into – that somehow we're going to get everything in order tomorrow...

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Don’t Lose the House

Why did I leave a comfortable position in higher education to help family businesses grow, thrive, and create legacies? Here’s a little look behind the curtain. I grew up in family business...

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