Introducing Entresherpa

Several years ago I was working with a financial services company and they had come up with a marketing campaign that featured the sherpa that Sir Edmund Hillary had to help him climb Mt.Everest. The tag line to that campaign was “guides for the journey” and I thought this was one of the most unique ways of telling clients how they can help them. I often...

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What Politicians Don’t Get About Small Business

I have been watching politicians argue and debate over how to fix the economy both nationally and here in my state of Minnesota for a couple years now and there seems to be one key ingredient missing in the discussions.  Small businesses account for over 90% of the workforce in this country and small business drives the economy. What most politicians don’t seem to get...

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March is Grow Your Business Month

I have decided to declare March as Grow Your Business Month. We’re two months into the year and my guess is many of you have already fallen off the wagon for your plans you created to start the year. And so now is a good time to recommit to making 2012 your best year ever! In the spirit of that effort I am going to giving away lot’s of free tools this month,...

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How’s The Advice You’re Getting?

In today’s economic uncertainty there seems to be a lot of people running around the country calling themselves consultants and coaches. I’ve been doing some research on my competitors recently and quite frankly I’m shocked at how many people consider themselves experts on growing businesses. It seems that the popular thing to do to today if you’re...

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Are You Thinking About Your Business?

As a business owner like you I have a tendency to get caught up in the day to day running of my business, taking care of clients and just general busyness. I think one of the challenges that any entrepreneur has today is taking time out to think about your business. What I mean by thinking about your business is to specifically frame the issues and challenges your...

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I need your help!

Today is Valentine’s Day and I have two important announcements but first I need your help! You see I have a goal this year of helping 100 businesses grow by $500,000 each. If I can do that I figure I add $50 million dollars to a sluggish economy and that seems to be better than what Washington can do. But in order to do that I need your help, I need you to help me...

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