In Seth Godin’s book The Purple Cow, he describes the experience of driving with his family through the European countryside and being enthralled by all the brown cows. He noted that their excitement did not last long, however, and he began to wonder what would happen if there were purple cows standing in the field…. Read More »
The ability to attract and retain talent is a critical component of success. You cannot do it alone. All successful businesses need good people, and once you have those good people in place you need to be able to retain them. As a business owner, the ability to leverage other people’s time, energy, and talent… Read More »
Gary Furr and Dan Weedin, professional business consultants, discuss developing a productive business relationship with your banker….Read more »
The most important aspect of business success is leadership. Peak performance depends on it. Leaders set the direction and then help everyone head in the same direction. I often run into leaders who are trying to do it all. They usually tell me that no one can do it as well as they can so… Read More »
Is your business organized to meet customer needs effectively and efficiently? Is your management team focused on meeting customer needs? Are you having an impact on the customer? What do they believe about your company? Have you asked them? Your customer beliefs about your company affect their actions which has a direct affect on your… Read More »
The first time I visited my client’s two locations in China I immediately recognized the symptoms of the lack of a clear vision and direction. The team was working hard every day without a clear understanding of what the end results should be and why they were doing what they were doing. This made it… Read More »
In graduate school, one of the instructors (a business person, not a professor) told us something I have never forgotten. He said that business was relatively simple and amounts to this: Find a need, fill the need, and collect a check. Then he added: Don’t screw it up in the middle because most business owners… Read More »
Wherever you are as an owner coming out of this pandemic, now is the time to reevaluate your business and create momentum moving forward. Here’s how to do it….Read more »
A positive mindset is vital to finishing the year strong for your business. Gary Furr explains how mindset matters and how to approach a positive outlook.
Each step in a process is critical to achieving a successful end result, and that includes in your business. Listen as Gary Furr explains the why and the how.