I Hate Hiring! Is There An Easier Way?

I was exhausted and standing in front of a Customs Official in the Lagos airport.  “Where is your yellow immunization card?” My face turned yellow I’m sure as my eyes darted through my passport.  I was no stranger to the Nigerian customs process and was usually well...

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Want To Sell Your Business? Here Is How.

We stopped about 38 minutes through our coaching time and one of the Owners asked, “could you help us just sell our business?” He was frustrated with his construction company because construction is hard.  With all of the lead hunting, bidding, questioning, job...

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3 Things Every Business Owner Should Monitor

“I see the new building, and the delivery trucks and all of the promotions she is running around town, she must be killing it with her business!” You and I have both said it at some point.   We declare, “they are making money hand over fist!” when we see that...

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You Need A Common Language In Your Business

My friend Abubakar speaks five languages. Five. English, French, Fulfulde, Hausa, and Yoruba. I speak one...and then know about ten words in four other languages. Abubakar has a background that I don’t fully understand and yet has provided him opportunities that were...

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The Biggest Lie in Business: “It’s Just Business”

“It’s just business” is a scapegoat for not having to express emotion when we need to make a hard decision related to work. If you snub a client or employee on a project, the short-term fix is to simply hang it on the rack of “It’s just business.” We have all heard...

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