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2 Questions Before Hiring Anyone

There are thousands of books on how to hire the right person. But the best solution for hiring is always one based on your own past experience. Here’s an exercise: Think of specific people you’ve loved to work with…

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3 Steps to Creating a Self-Managed Company

At first the entrepreneur does everything themselves. They wear all the hats in the company. But the next stage of growth comes when the entrepreneur learns to let go of being personally involved in every aspect of the business.…

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Scarcity to Abundance

Capitalism moves in this way. We go from not making much stuff to making too much stuff. In a bookstore or on a magazine rack, it used to be that there was only space for top sellers. The book…

Business

Profitable Waste

In nature, “waste” is food. Waste from one system becomes food for another system. Plants and animals decompose to make fresh soil. Where we breath in oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide, trees do the opposite. Nothing is wasted. On…

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Business

Jobs Technology Won’t Replace

  I was driving home when I received a text. I looked down at my phone to see who it was when I looked up I was on the other side of the road. Luckily there was no other…

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Shoppers Drug Mart Now Has Self Check Out

I took this picture in Calgary last week as I noticed the Shoppers Drug Mart had 6 self-checkout stations (or as I like to call them “bots” …like robots) and only one person working the cash. There’s nothing like…

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There’s Only 3 Ways to Grow Your Revenue

The first way is to gain a new customer. The second way is to increase the size of the order per customer. And the third way is to increase the frequency of purchase of the customer. Most business’s focus…

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Business Lessons From The Church

The church has the number one best selling book in the world and is the third largest owner of land in the world. They’re such a powerful business that people don’t even see them as one – until they…

Business

How to Start Systemizing Your Business

It takes years to grasp certain business ideas and being the painter VS the paint is one of them. Once you understand the concept yourself, you will want to teach others on your team. When you’re trying to teach…

Business

Hiring Superstars

The most expensive lessons I’ve learned in business have come from hiring the wrong people. Poor candidates lie all the time. They lie in resumes, interviews and references. Most books on how to get hired teach candidates deceptive tactics…

Business

3 Common Barriers to Business Growth

Barrier #1: The need to grow leaders below you You can only scale so far on your own. If you’re always giving your team the answers, you never allow the people below you to think and grow for themselves.…

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Defining Priorities

I just watched a customer at a sandwich shop waiting patiently at the cash for a staff member to serve him. The staff was busy writting something down and it took him a few minutes to even acknowledge the…

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What’s New?

It’s the first question we ask someone when we haven’t seen them in a while. New is what comes up in conversation and is why the news is called the news. Yet most brands never utilize the power of…

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The Jobs We Won’t Lose to Machines

The only jobs we won’t lose to machines are jobs that are rooted in emotion. Jobs that require sympathy, empathy, respect, warmth, tenderness, and love. When a robot says I love you. Even when the robot is made to…