Weekly Business Idea

June 1, 2018 – Do You Want to Be Great or Good?

Main Idea: Are you putting off selling your house because you dread the to-do list?  Would a real estate professional tell you that you had to replace the carpet, update the kitchen or redo the master bath?  Would you spend 2 weeks fixing the garage door, replacing the toilet that doesn’t flush, repainting the upstairs [...]

May 11, 2018 – Are You Sherlock Holmes or Inspector Clouseau?

Main Idea: Are you a curious person?  Do you get answers to things and then move on?  What do you do when you lose a customer or a key employee?  Is your first instinct to figure out how to replace them?  Do you pay careful attention to details? Expansion of the Idea: I lost a [...]

April 27, 2018 – What Do You Need to Own?

Main Idea: Are you still having problems even when you are being proactive?  Are there some issues in your business that can completely derail your day, week, or year?  Is having a plan enough? Expansion of the Idea: On December 22, 2017, tax reform hit the United States.  As I started to learn what was [...]

December 22, 2017 – What Should You Do with the New Tax Law?

Main Idea: Are your ready for the new year?  What is the impact of the new tax law?  Is there anything you should do before year end?  Do you need to make changes in how you operate in 2018? Expansion of the Idea: Leave it to Congress to make everyone’s life crazier in December than [...]

September 15, 2017 – What Can Kill Your Growth?

Main Idea: Would you be financial wiped out if your business was in South Florida?  What would happen if hackers got into your computer system and stole your customers identities, as well as their credit cards?  Do you have one supplier that you are dependent on?  What would happen if a key employee was in [...]

August 18, 2017 – What’s on Your To-Do List?

Main Idea: Are you overwhelmed right now?  Do you feel like the hamster in the wheel, running around and staying in the same place?  Does your to-do list depress you?  When you get home are you completely drained?  Does your team avoid you because they know you can’t handle one more problem? Expansion of the [...]

August 4, 2017 – Do You Know Where You Are?

Main Idea: Does your phone know where you are at all times?  Or do you turn off the GPS signal because you are tired of getting the messages from Facebook or Google asking you to rate the restaurant you just came out of?  Do you have your kids phone tracker turned on, so you know [...]

July 21, 2017 – What’s Wrong with What You Know?

Main Idea: Have you ever been real sure of something and then find out that you were completely wrong?  Has a system changed in your business and you are not aware of it?  Do you read all of the amendments to contracts?  Could something significant change and you not be aware of it? Expansion of [...]

March 17, 2017 – Are You Wearing Green Today?

Main Idea: Are you wearing green today?  Do you remember getting pinched in grade school if you didn’t wear green?  Are you planning on watching the NCAA basketball tournament over the weekend?  Do you do the same things every year for Mardi Gras or Easter?  Do you go to the same place for vacation every [...]

January 20, 2017 – What is the Next Shortcut?

Main Idea: Are you a patient person?  Do you drive over the speed limit?  Are you always looking for an edge?  Do you focus on building a solid foundation or will you take a few shortcuts? Expansion of the Idea: A few weeks ago, I had two different clients come to me with the same [...]

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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.