Weekly Business Idea

August 31, 2018 – On What Are You Dependent?

Main Idea: Are you important to the success of the business?  Does your leadership determine the success of the business?  What happens when you mess up?  What keeps you on track? Expansion of the Idea: Most of St Louis is following the red-hot Cardinals.  While they aren’t as strong as the Boston Red Sox or [...]

August 24, 2018 – What is Hard for You to Do?

Main Idea: What is important to you?  What does your business need?  Is there something that only you can do?  Are you consistently doing the things you used to do that made you successful?  Does the urgent get in the way of the important?  Do you have anything that you struggle with doing even though [...]

August 10, 2018 – What Are the Blips On the Radar?

Main Idea: What can make or break your business?  Do you have some existing problems that need to be addressed?  Do your policies fit your culture of accountability?  Are you overlooking how your key employee is behaving?  Does everyone operate with the same principles? Expansion of the Idea: Most people, who know me well, know [...]

August 3, 2018 – What Decision am I Avoiding?

Main Idea: Is there a conversation that you need to have but have been putting off?  Is something in your business not working right but you are afraid to fix it because the rest of the business is going well?  Is there a decision that you need to make but you are concerned that you [...]

July 12, 2018 – Are You Practicing Your Skills?

Main Idea: Do you have a world class business?  Do you want a world class business?  Are you on the top of your game?  Is your business working well or do you have a lot of surprises?  Do you put out fires or do you try to prevent fires from starting? Expansion of the Idea: [...]

July 5, 2018 – Do You Have a Winning Attitude?

Main Idea: Have you defined what winning means to you and your business?  Are you doing well but feel out of control?  Are you one step away from disaster? Does your team work well together?  Are you burnt out?  Do you delegate? Are you a learner?  Are there more days than not where you are [...]

June 29, 2018 – What Season of Life Are You In?

Main Idea: Are you thinking about retirement?  Are you having to deal with parent’s memory issues?  Are you newly single and dealing with all that brings?  Do you have two kids in college and wonder where the time flew?  What is more precious; time or money? Expansion of the Idea: Last week, my wife and [...]

June 22, 2018 – Will You Survive?

Main Idea: Are you a planner or a reactor?  Do you do business in multiple states?  Do you know who your competitors are?  Do you know who the disruptors are in your business?  Do you have too much to do and not enough time to do it?  Are you sure of the answers to any [...]

June 15, 2018 – Are You Focused On the Long-Term?

Main Idea: How do you evaluate the health of your business?  Is it determined by your cash flow or profitability?  Is it growing or declining?  How do you measure your investments in your business, including new people, services and divisions? Expansion of the Idea: I recently finished reading a book called “Go Long, Why Long-Term [...]

June 8, 2018 – What is the Cost of Your Core Values?

Main Idea: Does your company have core values?  Are the real core values the same as the stated core values?  Does your team know the company core values?  Do you know what the real core values are?  What happens when they are tested?  Which core values win? Expansion of the Idea: In the Tuesday morning [...]

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    These weekly ideas are brought to you by FitzGerald & FitzGerald P.C. For more information about how to use these ideas with your small business contact Tim FitzGerald at trfitz@fitz-net.com.