How Can Core Values Grow Your Business

We started a new series called Grow from Within, with one basic assumption: every business has a desire to grow. As we’ve explored business growth, we’ve concluded that businesses will always look externally for growth opportunities but will rarely look internally. The goal of each article in this series is to demonstrate how an inward […]

Would You Hire Yourself? 4 Ways to Self-Evaluate You...

In the grind of growing a business, most of our efforts are externally focused – networking, trade shows, advertising, etc. – and we spend a very small amount of time internally focused. To help encourage this important process, we’re excited to start a 4-part series focused on growing your business from within. This series will […]

5 Technology Trends That Excite and Scare Me

Guest Contributor: Rob Betzel, Infinity Network Solutions For those of you who don’t know me, I confess I’m a techno nerd and lover of all things shiny and new in that world. I was an early adopter of the Palm Pilot and its wired modem that checked my email “on the go,” and I still […]

10 Ways to Grow Your Business Today

If you are a small business owner, you know the importance of growing your business. You also know that the responsibility falls on you and it can be a heavy burden. You’re so preoccupied with operating your business and serving your clients, you don’t have the time to work on your business. You’re spending all […]

3 Ways to Make your Business Goals Stick

If you’ve ever made goals for your business or for your life, you know how difficult they are to keep. You also know the joy that comes when you complete your goals and the stress and frustration that comes when you fail to make progress. The year slips by so quickly and without a plan […]

Planning for Next Year: How 30 Business Owners Set &...

We interact with hundreds of business owners and executive leaders each year and if you give us more than 10 minutes, the conversation will veer toward the goals for their business and ours. For most of us, we go to sleep and wake up thinking about our businesses. With the year coming to a close, […]

How to Create & Execute a Marketing Budget

When we meet with business owners and C-level employees to discuss their marketing needs, we often hear one of three things: We don’t have a marketing budget and never have. We have a marketing budget, but I don’t know how much it is or whether it was used this year. We have a budget but […]