Building Foundations

Advice and Insights for Entrepreneurial Business Owners and Leadership Teams

Training Unleashed Podcast

Training Unleashed Podcast

Thank you to Evan Hackel and the Training Unleashed podcast for the recent episode! As Evan mentions during our conversation, challenges to a business can come in many forms. In fact, many businesses fail due to growing too fast or faced with landing that "whale" of a project, yet not

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Soul of Business Podcast

Soul of Business Podcast

Thank you to Blaine Bartlett and the Soul of Business podcast for the recent episode! When you think of the soul of your business, what do you think of? This was a really interesting discussion as I had never thought about the soul in terms of business before speaking with

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What makes a Solid, Actionable Vision for your Entrepreneurial Business?

What makes a Solid, Actionable Vision for your Entrepreneurial Business?

When it comes to the vision of your company, every marketing expert will tell you that you need one. And for most visionary type entrepreneurial leaders, coming up with this vision is pretty simple, but when it comes to the execution, things fall flat. A Vision Without Traction is Simply

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Process – Not Enough vs. Too Much

Process – Not Enough vs. Too Much

I find in talking with business leaders that business processes can sometimes have a negative connotation. In some cases, the thought of layering on processes and standardization into a small, creative team can appear to kill the creativity and flexibility of the team. In other cases, the thought of putting

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The Minding Your Business Podcast

The Minding Your Business Podcast

Thank you to Ron Brooks and the Minding Your Business podcast for the recent episode! When launching a new business venture, there are many things to think about, but at the same time, overthinking can be just as paralyzing. Even in these days, the number of new business ventures are

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Humans Optimized: People + Technology

Humans Optimized: People + Technology

Thank you to Suzanne York and the Humans Optimized podcast for the recent opportunity to talk about the intersection of technology and business - one of our favorite topics! Technology can help propel virtually any business forward. It can speak up processes, make people more efficient and generally magnify the

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Uncover Wealth Radio: Rekindle the Passion and Excitement For Your Business

Uncover Wealth Radio: Rekindle the Passion and Excitement For Your Business

Thank you to Annette Ferguson and the Uncover Wealth Radio podcast for the recent opportunity to talk about one of the challenges for many entrepreneurial business owners! When looking at the statistics, there are two major "humps" when it comes to the survival of small entrepreneurial businesses. The first is

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Disruptive CEO Nation

Disruptive CEO Nation

Thank you to Allison Summers and the Disruptive CEO Nation podcast! As a company grows, it will inevitably hit one ceiling after another. The structure, the processes, the team, etc. that you have in place as a start up in the early days rarely continues to work when the company

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The Absolute Business Mindset Podcast

The Absolute Business Mindset Podcast

Thank you to Mark Hayward and the Absolute Business Mindset podcast! Throughout my personal entrepreneurial journey, I have always found my peers to be one of the best resources when it comes to overcoming challenges and finding new resources. In this episode, Mark and I had a great discussion about

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Vision 33: Identifying Business Challenges and the Technology Cure with Entrepreneurial Operating Systems (EOS)

Vision 33: Identifying Business Challenges and the Technology Cure with Entrepreneurial Operating Systems (EOS)

Thank you to Carl Lewis and the Connected Enterprise Podcast podcast! In this episode, Carl and I had a great discussion about the impacts of technology in growing and successful businesses. With my background as a fractional CTO, technology is a passion, but too often I saw business leaders attempting

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Business Built Freedom: Building a Foundation for Growth

Business Built Freedom: Building a Foundation for Growth

Thank you to Josh Lewis and the Business Built Freedom podcast! In this episode, Josh and I had a great discussion about the necessity of building a strong foundation within your business in order to be able to successfully grow and scale that business moving forward. The reality is that

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Sales POP!: How to get a Collective Vision and Keep Your Team Motivated

Sales POP!: How to get a Collective Vision and Keep Your Team Motivated

Thank you to John Golden and the Sales POP! podcast! In this episode, John and I took a look at one of the key struggles many entrepreneurs face in trying to scale their business - keeping the entire team focused and following the same vision. Having a singular focused vision

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