The Mindset of Sustainable Profitable Growth

Is Your Demand Down, or Your Distribution Dying?

By |May 4th, 2015|

For many firms, happy days are not here again. If your sales haven’t grown past 2007 levels, it’s not useful to keep blaming the recession. Your service may be great, your sales people proactive, and your marketing on-message, but if you aren’t seeing results, something is wrong. Here are some examples:

A mortgage originator survives the market crash only to watch sales trickle back while competitors report double digit increases
A search firm transitions to temporary placements […]

Greed or Ego…How Much of Both Should Drive Your Business Decisions?

By |May 4th, 2015|

Every day we get mixed messages. We are taught that greed is not a virtue, and we all know that Wall Street’s Gordon Gecko went overboard when he said greed is good. On the other hand, big egos, like Donald Trump’s have helped him become rich and famous.

Given a choice, a business owner is better suited to have more greed than ego. Why? Usually, in business, greed creates better results and subsequently, more wealth. Greed […]

Apple Has a New Mindset – How ’bout You?

By |May 4th, 2015|

Google Glass has been floundering! Samsung hasn’t knocked it out the park with its cellphone watch.

Do you really believe Apple is just following the market?

Or, is their thinking much different from everyone else? Apple has been leading the way with new 21st century thinking and mindset to grow their business and brand.

Are you still using 20th century thinking to grow your business?

Andy discusses the 21st century Growth Mindset at his recent Institute For Entrepreneurial Excellence […]

Do You Have An Eight-Figure Mindset For 21st Century Business Growth?

By |May 4th, 2015|

According to Michael Porter, arguably the best strategic expert alive today, most private businesses confuse operational effectiveness for strategy. Operational effectiveness is just what it means. Your business in terms of how it produces, delivers, and fulfills its product or service can be measured in terms of operational effectiveness. This however, has nothing to do with having either a competitive advantage or a strategy.

– Are you trying to maintain the status quo?

– Expecting the past […]

Marathon Story

By |May 4th, 2015|

Do you need a business boost by watching me explain my core principles? Would some non-promotional content in two to three-minute bursts motivate you? If so, check out my free videos. Each one will offer you a jolt or clarity and focus which can make the difference in what you can do going forward for your business.  Click here to view video.