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Document Your Systems: How to Grow Your Business One Task at a Time

December 6, 2016 // R. Shawn McBride

The following blog is from Amy Kinnaird, a guest of McBride For Business, LLC.

Nearly everything you do in your business is a process or set of tasks. And if there’s a process, you can document the steps needed to accomplish that task. Both individuals and organizations benefit from having well documented systems in place. Everything runs smoother with systems … Read the rest

Time: Make It Work For You

December 6, 2016 // R. Shawn McBride

I have a confession to make. I built my law firm, and I had some early initial success, but the problem was after my initial success, I found that I was working too many hours. Simply, I was trading time for money, and the only way I could keep my business going was to keep putting more and more time … Read the rest

Business Blunders Book Contest

December 5, 2016 // R. Shawn McBride

Can you guess how many books are in the photo? Guess correctly and you can win a signed copy of the book.

Twitter:

To enter the contest by Twitter:

Retweet the original post; and Then tweet “I don’t want to make Business Blunders!” with the number of your guess using the hashtag #BusinessBlunders.

Facebook:

To enter the contest by Facebook:… Read the rest

The Pits of Partnerships: Five Critical Things to Think About When Entering Into a Partnership Agreement

December 5, 2016 // R. Shawn McBride

We work with a lot of business owners on business partnership, getting them set up right, establishing them, and making sure they function the way they want. We are helping them by trying to align the partners, trying to make sure the economic interest work, and trying to maximize everybody’s wealth and value creation. But what are some things you … Read the rest

Shocking News: The Power Pose is Dead

December 2, 2016 // R. Shawn McBride

Many of us learned years ago about the power of the power pose. Standing in a particular position, with arms wide and taking up more space, would cause a more confident outcome in whatever you were doing, in negotiations, discussions, giving a speech, or whatever. I have to say, I tested the power pose, and it felt pretty darn good.… Read the rest

Passion Versus Talent

December 2, 2016 // R. Shawn McBride

An interesting video clip recently came out, where NFL star Ray Lewis questioned his former teammate Joe Flacco’s passion for the game. I think sports is a great analogy for business and I think that’s why so many business people love watching sports.

We can learn lessons from watching these teams. How they work, how they interact, how they deal … Read the rest

Brazilian Soccer Team Dies In Plane Crash: Business Lessons

December 2, 2016 // R. Shawn McBride

On November 29th, 2016, an unfortunate accident happened taking down a Brazilian soccer team on its way to a final match. The team was flying through Colombia at the time of the accident. It’s a tragic loss to mourn those soccer players and their families, and the obvious effect that this tragedy must have on the community. These young players … Read the rest

Five Bottlenecks to Avoid that Stump Your Business Growth  

December 1, 2016 // R. Shawn McBride

 

The following blog is from Sandi Leyva, a guest of McBride For Business, LLC.

As a business owner, you have likely acquired many skills and are wearing many hats in your business.  Although admirable, your versatility can often lead to slower growth for your company.  This happens when you become the bottleneck.  Here are five places to check to make … Read the rest

The 3 Laws of Empowerment: Is planning even necessary?

December 1, 2016 // R. Shawn McBride

I recently presented The 3 Laws of Empowerment- www.RShawnMcBrideLive.com  and I was asked a very interesting question. “Does planning still even make sense in the modern environment? Should we really do plans?” The argument was made that planning may not be necessary, that we may have evolved to an age where things happen so quickly, that things are so dynamic, … Read the rest

McBride’s Interview about Business Planning

November 30, 2016 // R. Shawn McBride

Shawn McBride interviewed with Holly Signorelli, CPA (also known as The Money Therapist — www.moneytherapist.com) about Business Planning for 2017 and other issues on November 16, 2016.

You can find the full interview here: https://www.facebook.com/hollysignorelli/videos/10210507436143105/

 

Holly:  I am Holly Signorelli, CPA and The Money Therapist. I work with businesses from start- up to multimillionaires, save taxes, build wealth, and … Read the rest


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