As businesses begin to recover from the recession, many are using this time to ask hard questions about exactly how they run their organization. For better or worse, the downturn forced many owners to downsize their internal teams and restructure which roles would be handled by employees and what duties could be outsourced. In this […]
Posts by Shawn Busse
You might be surprised to know that I enjoy mopping. Yep. Cleaning the floor. Vacuuming, too. Both great. There’s something liberating about getting every last speck of dirt out of my life. Call me compulsive. Sponge-on-a-Stick Technology You might also be surprised to hear that the basic concept of this thing I love to do […]
If you run a professional services firm, or manufacture products to client specifications, I’m guessing you know what I mean when I say, “managing revenue is a challenge.” Isn’t “challenge” really just a nice way to say, “pain in the butt?” The problem faced by most service providers is that their business models don’t scale […]
Most owners understand the importance of business networks. But few realize there’s actually powerful math behind the value of these social networks. Read on to learn how growing a network really works, and one way Kinesis has leveraged our own mini-network of business owners.
Every wonder what happens when you try to use “marketing” to fix a bad strategy? BlackBerry is set to show us just how well that works.
Making marketing “work” comes down to three key ingredients: Strategy, Execution, and Accountability. Here’s why owners struggle to get it right, and 3 priceless tips to fix anemic marketing.
Wondering how your firm can escape the clutches of “marketing by RFP?” Read on to see how you can minimize or even eliminate the bane of great partnerships.
Looking to find the right partner for your business challenge? Sick of the mediocre results provided by RFPs and Google searches? Read on to discover my simple process for finding great talent.