Success Secrets

Thank you for checking out our Business Success Secrets. I hope to share my 30+ years of experience in managing business.  I have fallen through many a rabbit hole throughout my years in ever increasing roles at a multinational business and as managing partner of a small 23 employee, $3m business.  Those experiences have been invaluable to me and my hope is to share them with you.  If I can help you avoid one or two of my mistakes, or climb out of one of those rabbit holes you may have fallen into, then I will have accomplished my goal.  Read More About Business Success Secrets

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How to Create a Successful Pitch Deck

Assumptions are just concepts, ideas, thoughts. Assumptions are often wrong because they are not based or backed up by real facts.

Why a SWOT Analysis Determines Success

At this point in my Framework to Business Development blog series we have covered the majority of the key components for your entire business.

Visualize the Future of Your Business

As a quick refresher, the components of your culture/people/structure definition include the following: Team, roles, skillsets; Ownership structure & documentation.

Will Your Team Take You to Victory?

While the stages of business development are important to understand, the concept of making assumptions versus validating them is critical to your long-term business success.


What is a Business Model Anyway? The concept of a business model is a difficult one for many entrepreneurs to grasp.

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A Gem from Noah Fleming – Creating Awe

Last week we took the girls to see a Disney’s Frozen on Broadway in New York City. We happened to be sitting in front of a famous Hollywood actor. We got to talking before the show and while we were talking a man came over and said, “Excuse me….I’m sorry to interrupt you both….” I…

A Gem from Paul Singh – The Bigger the City, the Less it Understands Modern Entrepreneurship

I’ve been thinking quite a lot about the last 100+ cities I’ve visited in the last 24 months, and something sticks out to me:  It seems to me that city size and their understanding of entrepreneurship are inversely correlated. I’m not sure what to make of this but maybe you do. Read More

A Gem from Jeffrey Gitomer – The Elements of Great Managing

I was re-reading one of my favorite books on management over the weekend. It’s called 12: The Elements of Great Managing, and it’s about the twelve questions that the good folks at the Gallup organization have found to be the most predictive of people being engaged and productive in any workplace. With over 100,000 participants,…

A Gem from True Ventures – The Perfect Startup

Startup Founders and teams often talk about how much fun it was during the early days, when everyone was on the same page and things moved quickly. Can the speed and simplicity of that early, perfect-startup momentbe retained as companies grow? Read More

A Gem from Jeffrey Gitomer – Principle Before Policy

Principle Before Policy – The New Rules for Customer Service. Parts 1 & 2. Policies have nothing to do with success, principles have everything to do with the success of “people” – that leads to the success of “company.” To serve customers, a set of principles must be established, so that the policies can be…