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Company Values that Drive Culture

By Reba DeVore / September 14, 2020 /

What does it mean to have a good “company culture”? Culture has become a such a buzzword, it’s hard to find a clear definition.   We define culture as helping employees understand how they thrive in your organization. In a larger organization, roles might be more clear-cut, but that doesn’t mean small businesses can’t have a strong company culture that continues and thrives as…

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How to Manage Yourself and Your Team When You are Constantly Pulled in a Million Directions

By Matt Patrick / February 28, 2020 / Comments Off on How to Manage Yourself and Your Team When You are Constantly Pulled in a Million Directions

I am probably like most small business owners. At the end of my day, I often wonder what I was able to get done. My office is like a revolving door. I get technical tax questions, customer service questions or issues, new sales insight or pricing questions, I get process questions. I get employee issues. I get recruiting…

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Create a Winning Corporate Culture

By Matt Patrick / January 24, 2020 / Comments Off on Create a Winning Corporate Culture

Have you ever heard the saying “Teamwork makes the dream work?” Yeah I am sure you have, and I am also sure you thought it was super cheesy.  Well, it is cheesy, but it is also so dang true!  A Three Musketeers atmosphere of “all for one and one for all” is such a great…

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How to Thank Your Employees the Right Way

By Matt Patrick / November 20, 2018 / Comments Off on How to Thank Your Employees the Right Way

Sometimes it’s easy to miss the seemingly small and obvious things that can make a world of difference in our businesses. Like saying “thank you!” I’m going to assume that saying “thanks” – and other similar phrases – is a skill that you learned growing up. Good manners require some level of politeness, which means…

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The Most Important Goal-Setting Question (and Why You Need to Answer It)

By Matt Patrick / October 30, 2018 / Comments Off on The Most Important Goal-Setting Question (and Why You Need to Answer It)

To wrap up our series of blogs on goal-setting, I wanted to take one last big-picture look at the subject. And this one is huge! I’m convinced it is the key to the entire topic. We’ve covered how to set them, shown why they’re important and given you real-world tools to help you get them…

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Using the Wheel of Life to Shape Your Goals (Part 2)

By Matt Patrick / October 23, 2018 / Comments Off on Using the Wheel of Life to Shape Your Goals (Part 2)

Last week, we took a 30,000 foot view of setting and achieving goals by exploring the concept of the Wheel of Life. (in case you missed it, here you go!) It’s a great way to keep a healthy perspective on why we should even bother with all this goal-setting business. This week, let’s dive deeper…

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Using the Wheel of Life to Shape Your Goals (Part 1)

By Matt Patrick / October 16, 2018 / Comments Off on Using the Wheel of Life to Shape Your Goals (Part 1)

We’ve been talking in the past several posts about goal setting. In case you missed the series, we dive deep into the “how’s” of goal setting: How To Set And Achieve Kick-Butt Goals For Your Business & Your Life Why You Should Stop Setting Goals (Yes, you read that right!) Three Tools to Help You…

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Three Tools to Help You Crush Your Goals

By Matt Patrick / October 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Three Tools to Help You Crush Your Goals

During a post-Super Bowl press conference, you’ll never hear the winning quarterback say, “Y’know…I’m not really sure how we got here. It just kinda happened.” No! No one ever wandered into success. People who are great at what they do set goals and work hard to achieve them. In our blog series on goal setting…

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Why You Should Stop Setting Goals

By Matt Patrick / October 2, 2018 / Comments Off on Why You Should Stop Setting Goals

A couple of months ago, I wrote a blog about setting goals. I talked about how to set them so that you can actually achieve them. (Here’s a link to it.) Go take a look at it so you can get a running start on today’s discussion: “Why You Should Stop Setting Goals” “Wait. What?”…

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How To Set And Achieve Kick-Butt Goals For Your Business & Your Life

By Matt Patrick / July 24, 2018 / Comments Off on How To Set And Achieve Kick-Butt Goals For Your Business & Your Life

Dick Hoyt knows a thing or two about setting and achieving goals. Over the past 40 years, he has competed in: 257 Triathlons (6 Ironman, 7 Half Ironman) 72 Marathons (including 32 Boston Marathons) 97 Half Marathons 219 10K’s 176 5K’s … just to name a few As of 2016, Dick Hoyt had run, biked,…

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