It’s Not Your Content That’s Proprietary . . . It’s YOU January 21, 2020 I’ve been working with a few solo professional services providers—all of them fit in the general category of coaches–who are worried. They think that other competitors are trolling them and stealing their content. I’m sure they’re probably right. However, in this…

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Finding the Ain’t January 7, 2020 In the work I do as an outside CFO and business advisor, I rely on CPAs to handle tax work for my clients, as compliance work such as taxation is not my expertise. Recently I had a series of different meetings with a client and a few prospective CPAs.…

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Another Way to Think About Value November 8, 2019 Sometimes business owners get confused about value. They think value is tied up in the product they sell or the service they deliver, and that’s where they think value begins and ends. They think that value is what a customer receives when they consume the product…

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Will the Last One to Leave Please Turn out the Lights? September 3, 2019 I started my career at J.C. Bradford & Co. , a Nashville-headquartered investment banking firm. By the time I joined the firm as a wide-eyed puppy, the founder and firm’s namesake had retired. He would make only very occasional appearances, as…

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Priceless April 16, 2019 The world stood in shock yesterday watching Notre-Dame de Paris overcome by flames. A building over eight centuries old on the verge of destruction. French President Emmanuel Macron spoke for his nation:  “Notre Dame of Paris in flames. Emotion for a whole nation . . . Like all our countrymen, I’m…

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