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Put Your Values in Writing

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Dave Young keeps everyone focused with a set of basic principles that are posted in the lobby for all to see. With Jodi Johnson, they attract great people who are building this company fast.     More...

Be Willing to Evolve

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Steve Hoffman's company, Modern Postcard, is the result of decades of continuous improvement.  Steve started in business as a company of one and today he has hundreds of employees and thousands of customers.   More on Staying Power ...   More wisdom from Steve...

Stick To Your Knitting

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Howard Kent teaches us when mistakes take you off course, learn from the experience and get back on track.

Find Venture Capital

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Vince Occhipinti explains how his firm makes investment decisions.   More...

Teach and Preach Service

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Gerald Mroz is the service manager at Rodgers Chevrolet and we learn that profits in a car dealership are driven by service.   More...

Create A Key Indicator Report

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JIm Schell wrote the book, "Understanding Your Financials," and he suggests that some numbers, key indicators, are more important to you than other numbers in your business.  More...

Acquire The Competition

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The Souto family has acquired their competitors twice. This strategy has made them the largest Cuban coffee roasters in the US.

Establish A Quality Program

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After being in business 50 years, with all its ups and downs, the company was in a rut. Dale Crownover was encouraged by a customer to get involved in a formal continuous improvement program and that changed everything.    More on Dale...   More on Excellence...

Listen To Customers

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Big companies spend millions of dollars trying to find out what customers want. As a small business owner you probably think you know what your customers are thinking because you work with them day-to-day. On the other hand, most of us don't ask our customers the hard questions.

Organize To Inspire

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Leave it to a couple of architects to think of their company as a three-legged stool. Homepage