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Don’t Let Procrastination and Perfectionism Ruin Your Company

This is time management for most people in a nutshell: You do the simple stuff at the beginning of the day and push the most challenging tasks toward the end of the day. When the end of the day comes, you feel frustrated that those big leaps did not happen and then you carry them…

A Proven Method to Stop the Bottlenecks in Your Company

You’ve put years of blood, sweat, and tears into your business. You continue to devote everything you have—time, freedom, and money—to ensure that things get done exactly the way that you want them done. Your blood might have been crucial to getting things started and, even now, you still feel like you donate ten pints…

Six Surefire Ways for Your Team to Feel Appreciated

In all likelihood, you think you are doing everything right when it comes to how you treat your team. After all, you give them a regular paycheck and do your best to offer a competitive benefits plan. You’ve doled out raises and promotions when you felt they were deserved and the business could sustain them.…

Replicating Yourself and Building a Team – with Melissa Woods and Tammy Moore

“I’d love to build a team. But nobody can do what I do the way that I do it.” Sound familiar? Then be sure to watch this week’s Allie & You. I’m sharing the interview I did with Melissa Woods and Tammy Moore at my recent CEO Success Network retreat. Both woman shattered this particular…

How to Convert Failure into Your Most Powerful Asset

If you are an entrepreneur or small business owner looking to scale your business, here’s a little-known secret: Failure is your best friend.  What? Allow me to explain.  As a business person looking to grow your business to epic proportions, you must develop a clear vision, stretch yourself into uncharted territories, and sync gracefully with…

What You Don’t Know About Business Law (But Should) – with Cynthia Grande

Bankruptcy and immigration are two emotionally charged issues that many business owners face. Unfortunately, misconceptions may leave you struggling unnecessarily. To deliver the scoop on what we business owners should know about bankruptcy and immigration law, I invited Cynthia Grande, the principal attorney and CEO of Grande Law Firm, which specializes in bankruptcy and immigration…

Running a Company in Just 10 Minutes a Day – with Mark Evans

Are you so focused on running your business that you forget to enjoy life?   Then check out this week’s Allie & You, where I interviewed Mark Evans, a.k.a. “The Deal Maker” and “Digital Nomad,” a 9-times best-selling Amazon author who has become an icon not only for building massive real estate and media empires,…

Your New Sales Tax Responsibility – with Dena Oberst

Think you’re immune from paying sales tax? You may need to think again… On June 21, the Supreme Court ruling on South Dakota vs. Wayfair changed the sales tax game for any company that has customers or clients in other states. To help make sense of the new regulations, this week’s Allie & You features…

Getting Seen, Getting Hired – with Gary Vaynerchuk

If you want to grow your business, you need to build an audience, grab attention, and win sales. I can think of no one who has mastered all three areas as much as New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur, business mogul and venture capitalist Gary Vaynerchuk. First known as a wine critic who grew his family’s…