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Finding Your Voice

Finding Your Voice

Have you ever stopped to consider the "voice" of your shop? I want you to stop for a minute and consider the following artists: Lady GagaMetallicaPablo PicassoHydro74Stephen KingSeth Godin Maybe you are familiar with all of them, maybe…
Yes, Your Network Is Still Your Net Worth

Yes, Your Network is Still Your Net Worth

Let's talk about your network. You know, all the friends, suppliers, customers, connections, and people you know that encompass your career. It is, and will always be, who you know that matters. What are you doing to strengthen or build…
What Happens Now? What to do when an Employee Gets COVID

What Happens Now? What To Do When An Employee Gets COVID

Late last week a shop owner sent me a text, "You available for a quick chat? An employee tested positive for COVID." Queue the dramatic freak out music. It is very easy to see multiple challenges ahead for this business in the near future.…
Start Doing This2020

Start Doing This for Better Results

Quick question. When is the best time to plant a tree? Answer: Twenty years ago. The next best time? Today. This article is all about the things that you should start doing for your business. I'm sure there are plenty of things that you…
Stop Doing This

Stop Doing This For Better Results

This article is about stopping. Usually, I write and post articles that are based on the idea of starting something. Using a new technique, trying out a new decoration method, marketing idea, or sales approach. This week, I'm taking a different…
Shop Improvement Series: How to Market Your Company

Shop Improvement Series: How to Market Your Company

I think that we can all agree on one problem everyone in this industry has right now. We need more business. More customers. To ramp up sales. Kickstart the biz. Whatever you want to call it, this comes down to one thing. How you market…