Tough Love for Business Podcast Archive

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Leading Through Crisis

When we are leading through crisis, the first step is to check yourself. Are you panicking? Are you looking at a solution? If you take your blinders off and focus on truly what is in front of you, you will find opportunity.  How prepared are you to take advantage of opportunities? Take advantage of a complimentary business strategy session to
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Paying Taxes

Do you say “I don’t want to pay taxes” to yourself? Did you know that this philosophy also stunts your business’s growth? Listen as we discuss business taxes and the things to think about when you have those thoughts.    Is your growth stuck because you’re afraid to pay taxes? Take advantage of a complimentary business strategy session to discover the
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Good Vs Bad Debt

Bad debt is meant for short term use such as operating expenses, etc. If you’re going to use bad debt, the first objective is to have a plan to get out of it. Good debt is based on growth, like investing in a new marketing program or hiring a new marketing person or real estate. Listen as Mike and Jackie
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Fast Growth Requires Cash

Tons of business owners have this abject fear of owing money to others. If you want your business to be able to grow, you need access to money. There’s a saying…”money attracts money.“ Are you willing to borrow money, take investors, etc. if that money is meant to grow your business? The ActionCOACH 5-Ways tools help lay out what must
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Commercial Profitable Enterprise That Works Without You

Our definition of a business is “A Commercial Profitable Enterprise that Works Without You.” The point of being out of the business is to make it as valuable as you can make it. Turning it into an asset maximizes the work you put into your business. The steps that allow you to own a business versus having a job that
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Mind Or Brain

The brain is the big meatball in your skull, mostly on a subconscious level, whereas our mind is a set of beliefs. It has control over what you will or won’t do, in essence, your mind determines your success.   Your brain is the car, your mind is the driver.  Would you like to change your beliefs about you and your
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Systems, Scale and People

The number one leverage for a business is people. In addition, growing a business successfully includes, systems like sales, daily opening, etc. scale and people. Are you successfully leveraging your business? If not and you’d like to take advantage of a complimentary business strategy session to discover the opportunities in your business! https://actioncoachwi.com/podcast-ask-a-question-complimentary-session/  Check out this episode!
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Where Are You Going? What is Your Plan?

What are we doing and where do we expect to end up? Goals are something you have to grow into. To create an executable plan, you have to take it one step at a time. Listen as Mike and Jackie discuss pointing your compass in the right direction and how to create a plan. Need some help figuring out where
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How to get what you want using affirmations

Your subconscious mind does not care what you feed it; it’ll give you what you are looking for. Using affirmations can help you strive to become the person you want to be. They will also help your subconscious believe it is happening right here, right now.  Do you need an objective person to ask you the right questions? Take advantage
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Boredom in Business

Planning in your business is one of the best practices to help you organize your next quarter/year.  Learn how to seek perfection vs avoiding boredom. Plans make you money and make it a game. What would happen if you chose to look at your business as a game? Mike and Jackie go in depth on where boredom in your business
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