How do I Resolve Conflict in a Partnership?

Consider establishing some RULES OF ENGAGEMENT in your partnership. Partnerships are no different than any relationship you have in that they will have conflict and disagreement. If I terminated every partnership, where we had a fight or did not agree, I would have...

Can a Managing Director & a GM Coexist?

Can a managing director and a general manager coexist on the same private limited company? The managing director in an LLC would normally have authority over a general manager. A general manager is an employee of ownership, hired to oversee operations. A good...

How Important is a Business’ Name?

Choosing the right business name is one of the MOST important aspects of your marketing strategy. Next to having a profitable idea, NAMING YOUR COMPANY is certainly in the top 3. This is like marriage—hopefully forever. Pick a name that does not limit you. Example of...

What is the Biggest Hurdle to Brand Marketing?

Finding a brand position that is compelling to your ideal customer. If you are new at branding, let me make it simple: “What ONE promise if you could deliver on it customers would seek your company out in flocks? Create a clever, concise and original branding...

How do You Start a Sustainable Business?

It first starts with a durable idea, not a trend. “Is this a business that will be needed 10 years from now?” When you start this now-durable business, you create systems with a great staff that can REPEATEDLY DELIVER WHAT YOUR CUSTOMERS WANT FROM YOU. You never...