Scaling a Business

Taking the Leap

What does flying on the trapeze have to do with scaling a business? The need to take a massive leap, of course! Far too many business owners play it small and safe, because they’re afraid to leap into the unknown. But they pay a massive price – the loss of millions (even billions) of dollars……

The Five Phases of Scaling—in a Nutshell

As you scale your business, your ultimate goal is to shift from being “the boss” to becoming a leader. Your end game is to remove yourself from the equation and build a self-managed company. Your role as the founder is to let go of the day-to-day, to strategize and build relationships to supercharge growth, and to…

Creating Your Big Picture Vision

Can you quickly and easily describe where you want your company to be 3 to 5 years from now? Chances are… no. For most entrepreneurs, defining their vision is something they’ll get to “later” – after all the fires have been put out and to-do lists are completed. (But we all know that never happens,…

The 5 Phases to Building a Team-Managed Company

“I want to get my business to the next level…but I feel STUCK.”Can you relate? What many CEOs don’t realize is that there are 5 phases of business evolution… and just as we humans must follow a steady, predictable progression from infants to adults, our businesses MUST go through all 5 phases. Feeling stuck means…

Marketing Strategies to Help You Scale – with 4 Pinnacle Business Mentors

“How can I improve my marketing so I reach more prospects and find more customers?” That was, hands down, the #1 question heard during the complimentary mentoring sessions we offered at our recent CEO Success Network Retreat. To provide answers, I invited four of my incredible Pinnacle Global Network business mentors – Giles Fabris, Chris…

8 Simple Things You Can Do Right Now to Jumpstart Cash Flow (SCALEit Method® Step Two)

Cash flow. Do those words strike fear into your heart? First and foremost, you must believe that everything will all come together with your business. There will be down periods, but they won’t stay that way as long as you remain focused on your Big Picture Vision. The cash flow will funnel in if you…

Blast Your Business into the Stratosphere with Your Strategic Vision (SCALEit Method® Step One, Continued)

When we last left off in “Create the Company of Your Dreams with Strategic Vision,” you learned how to create your Strategic Vision, aka your Big Picture Vision. Now let’s take it a step — or three — further. The following exercise is one of my favorites and helps people bust through those limiting thoughts…

Create the Company of Your Dreams with Strategic Vision (SCALEit Method® Step One)

In my last installment, I introduced the SCALEit Method® for growing your business. To refresh your memory, S.C.A.L.E. is an acronym for: Strategic Vision Cash Flow Alliance of the Team Leadership Execution YOU HAD—AND STILL HAVE—A DREAM Every business starts with a dream. Dreamers see beyond boundaries and limits. They see hope and abundance where…

How to Achieve Explosive Growth with the SCALEit Method ®

As I’ve said on numerous occasions, scaling a business is no easy task for small business owners and entrepreneurs. The road to expansion is bumpy and riddled with mental and strategic pitfalls that cause revenue bottlenecks and expansion headaches. Relax. Take a deep breath. Below you’ll discover a “Signature Roadmap of Scaling” that can guide…