Posts by Shawn Busse

By October 17, 2019

The Curse of the Trailblazer

The curse of the trailblazer is that you have to keep trailblazing. Learn how to maintain an innovative spirit in your business.

By May 16, 2019

Bats Aren’t Blind, and Other Business Myths

The world is filled with preconceived notions – many of which are incorrect, but so entrenched in our collective psyche that we’ve never questioned them. Learn what misconceptions could be guiding your business decision-making.

By April 15, 2019

The Sell-Do Trap and How to Escape It

The “Sell-Do” trap describes businesses where the owners are responsible for both selling and delivering the work (they “sell” the work, then “do” the work).

By January 24, 2019

Why Employee Satisfaction Isn’t Enough

For years, the name of the game for managing people was employee satisfaction. With a changing labor market and higher employer standards, that focus is changing.

By November 8, 2018

How to See Around the Corner: Positioning Your Company for Market Shifts

From the economy to customer behavior, many variables could impact your business’ viability in the future. Learn how to look around the corner to what’s ahead.

By October 11, 2018

The Role of Culture in Mergers & Acquisitions

When it comes to Mergers and Acquisitions, one major contributor to the valuation process often gets overlooked: company culture.

By May 24, 2018

How Kinesis Spends Our Marketing Dollars

It can be difficult to define a marketing budget, but it helps to look at how peers are allocating resources. We decided to start with ourselves.

By April 26, 2018

Share The Good: 7 Podcasts to Inspire Leaders

Podcasts are invaluable for business leaders to further personal development on your own time and pace. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites.