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Ask Mackey Episode 10 | 2018

By | 2018-10-09T21:00:32+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Here at Mackey Advisors we have a “4 ways to grow your business” tool.  In a recent client coaching session, while using this tool, we arrived at 52 different strategies to grow the business.  After considering the complexity and time to market, we determined there are 3 strategies that could be implemented immediately.  Just those 3 are on [...]

Ask Mackey Episode 9 | 2018

By | 2018-09-28T18:08:18+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Most business owners are lousy at finance.  The brutal fact is finance isn’t your first love.  You just want it to work and not scare the heck out of you.  The good news is, you are in good company. Finance brings up a range of emotions, from fear to frustration and everything in between.  Because money-centric [...]

Ask Mackey Episode 8 | 2018

By | 2018-08-31T14:28:29+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , , |

Team outings are a great way to create connection inside your team, let them learn about each other as everyday people and reduce workplace stress. Do you find it a stretch to invest in fun with your team? In this episode of Ask Mackey, we check in with Joe O’Gorman, the Co-Owner of Full Throttle Indoor [...]

Ask Mackey Episode 6 | 2018

By | 2018-06-14T14:33:23+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , , |

Optimism is essential for an entrepreneur.  Your ability to see possibility propels you into business. In tough times, it is what keeps you in the game. As an optimist your attention is on tomorrow, on the next opportunity, on the next win.  When reality conflicts with your optimist view of the world, you choose your view. [...]

Optimism & Data

By | 2018-06-28T13:43:12+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“When you argue with reality, you lose, but only 100% of the time.” - Byron Katie Optimism is essential for an entrepreneur.  Your ability to see possibility propels you into business. In tough times, it is what keeps you in the game. As an optimist your attention is on tomorrow, on the next opportunity, on the [...]

Ask Mackey Episode 5 | 2018

By | 2018-05-09T17:22:19+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Entrepreneurs are born with a “Fire Now” gene. The Ready and Aim of it all is lost on us. The good news is we are wired for action.  The bad news is we often fail to think through the unintended consequences of our action or take the time to gain consensus with our team. Some of [...]

Ask Mackey Episode 4 | 2018

By | 2018-04-12T15:21:45+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

It is easy to talk about accountability and responsibility when it relates to others.  When you turn the mirror on yourself, it can be painful. Our cultural norms are to look outside of ourselves.  For validation, for blame, for comparison, for finding our place in the world.  But the power shift comes when we begin to [...]

Holding Yourself Accountable

By | 2018-04-05T19:06:14+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , , |

It is easy to talk about accountability and responsibility when it relates to others.  When you turn the mirror on yourself, it can be painful. Our cultural norms are to look outside of ourselves.  For validation, for blame, for comparison, for finding our place in the world.  But the power shift comes when we begin to [...]

Ask Mackey Episode 3 | 2018

By | 2018-03-26T21:41:55+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

At Mackey Advisors we have been on a path of learning how to see our services through the eyes of our clients. This 180-degree change in perspective seems like a simple shift to dissect, however, our experience has been completely the opposite. We’ve hired consultants, followed the advice of multiple guru’s, engaged a process approach, and [...]

Ask Mackey Episode 2 | 2018

By | 2018-02-21T15:09:08+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you want to meet or exceed your company goals?  Then you have got to Get Rhythm! Johnny Cash sang about rhythm in his famous song, Get Rhythm.  It starts out, “Get Rhythm when you get the blues.”  Even better, get rhythm and avoid the blues! I have always been a proponent of setting big goals. In [...]