Untangle the Red Tape

In our last post we covered how to bring the big-company mindset into your business and your team. This will help you overcome the mental obstacles that will keep you from being successful. Now that you’ve learned how to overcome that, we’re going to discuss how to identify who your fish is. It is important […]

Be One With the Fish

The previous post started our series on catching big clients, or “fish”, which will sustain your business over the long run. Today we’re going to take that a step further by exploring how to turn your mind to think like a big fish company and how that can help you plan your approach and find […]

Are You On The Right Path?

There are a number of factors to take into consideration when prepping yourself and your company to approach the largest clients you may ever work with. Today we will begin with a brief look at the three paths every business faces and show you which one is the path to success. Then we’ll talk about […]

Are You Growing By 1%?

The Rule of 1% is simply defined as improving your customer service one percent at a time. Before you can do this, you must perfect your consistency or this growth will never be realized. One percent may seem small, but if you approach the vision for your company with baby steps, you have the potential […]

Deliver + 1

In the last post we discussed how to figure out what your customers want in order to experience a positive shopping experience. Today we will go over the concept of Deliver +1 and how this can elevate your customer service to the next level. I’ve decided to split up this post, so the next one […]

Another Secret Revealed

In the last post we outlined the first secret to building a solid customer service plan and how to establish your vision for your business.  Today we will discuss the second secret in elevating your satisfied customers to raving fans. It is imperative that you know what your customers want. Familiarize yourself with who your […]

Shhh… I Have a Secret

Customer service is a hot topic and can make or break your business. Consumers have little patience for poor customer service and easily get tired of waiting in long lines, trying to get a live person on the line, going through an interrogation to return something, or trying to communicate through a language barrier. If […]

Add Some Compost

In the last post we covered the first three of the 7 specific areas you need to consider in your franchise prototype process. To refresh your memory they are: Primary Aim  Strategic Objectives  Organizational Strategy  Management Strategy  People Strategy  Marketing Strategy  Systems Strategy    These 7 areas will fine tune your plan for the ultimate […]

The Corporate Puzzle

These are the 7 specific areas you need to consider in your franchise prototype process:  Primary Aim  Strategic Objectives  Organizational Strategy  Management Strategy  People Strategy  Marketing Strategy  Systems Strategy  These 7 areas will fine tune your plan for the ultimate level of success. In this post, we are going to cover the first three.  Primary […]

Mortar Makes It Happen

Today we are going to examine the three keys to business development and how you can put the right bricks in place to build a solid foundation.  There are three main areas of business development:  Innovation  Quantification  Orchestration  If done well these three areas will help you build a solid foundation for your business. Let’s consider […]