4 Lessons Learned from Year 1 with BOP

4 Lessons Learned from Year 1 with BOP

It’s been a year at business on purpose for me...and one thing I can honestly say is it’s been a roller coaster. So what are the 4 things that have truly stopped me in my tracks this year?  Well, let’s talk about that today. Happy Monday friends, Thomas Joyner here...

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Top 5 Hiring Mistakes

Top 5 Hiring Mistakes

I once spoke with a former COO of Disney and had a brief conversation about how he spent the allotment of time he devoted to work each week. His response was, “I spend 60% of my week trying to find the right people to bring into Disney.” In my head, I’m thinking, “you...

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How To Determine A New Hire Salary

How To Determine A New Hire Salary

There are two areas of a small business when an owner will resort to gut feel faster than any other; who to hire, and how to compensate that new hire. We were a few months into coaching a business owner when the time approached for her to hire a new role in her...

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Who Holds You Accountable

Who Holds You Accountable

Who holds you accountable? To your standards, your goals, your vision?  Meeting with businesses can be a roller coaster. There are hundreds, if not thousands of variables at play every single day! So how do you navigate those? How do you work through those? How do you...

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When To Hire Employees For A Small Business?

When To Hire Employees For A Small Business?

He finally admitted, “we were so desperate to find people that our hiring process consisted of simply determining if they had a pulse!” Unfortunately, this is where many business owners find themselves as their business grows and they become a slave to the soupy chaos...

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The Ugly Side Of Business Growth

The Ugly Side Of Business Growth

Ok, so you’ve reached your sales goal...now what? Is it all it’s cracked up to be? Let’s jump into that today! It’s a new week, I hope you’re doing well, Thomas Joyner with Business on Purpose here. I’ve seen businesses that earn 300k with an 80% margin...and I’ve...

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4 Key Steps Away from Chaos

4 Key Steps Away from Chaos

Chaos...that ever-present foe (or friend) to some of you. How do you take much-needed steps away from it? How do you close the door on it and lock it out for good? Well, let’s talk about that today! Every single sales meeting we do inevitably comes back to employees...

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How To Make Work More Enjoyable For Employees

How To Make Work More Enjoyable For Employees

We were sitting by the fire when the phone call came around midnight.  On the other end were my son and a group of 17 and 18-year-old male voices practically shouting in unison saying, “You’re not going to believe this, we got Mr. B to do the worm in the middle of the...

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Do You Have The Time?

Do You Have The Time?

I ran across a quote from Laura Vanderkam this week, “Do you not have time or do you just not want to do it? There is a difference! Blaming time for what you aren't prioritizing doesn't complete tasks.” I ran across this quote as I was studying because I was having...

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