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Ask Mackey Episode 5 | 2018

By |2018-05-09T17:22:19+00:00May 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 [...]

What Are Your Summer Plans?

By |2017-06-14T16:59:32+00:00April 28th, 2017|Categories: Personal Planning|Tags: , , , , , |

People either love or hate April.  I personally like it for a few reasons: busy season is over, my refund check is in the mail, and the weather is changing.  Not everyone gets to share in the same experiences as me since their busy season might be different, they may owe come tax time, or they [...]

3 Tips for Creating A Successful Strategic Plan or Map

By |2017-05-09T22:12:56+00:00October 23rd, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Imagine you’re somewhere in South America.  It’s swampy, the ground soggy and sloppy, your footing unsure.  The air is thick with moisture, and the heat hangs as heavily on you as a water-soaked comforter.  You’re alone, with just your senses and a few navigational tools.    What’s your next move?  Will you take some time to [...]

The Power of the Written Word

By |2017-05-09T22:11:30+00:00October 18th, 2012|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Often times the things that make a person successful in life are also what will make a business successful.  A phone call I received this week reminded me of this.  Several years ago, my wife and I attended a small church in Richmond, Indiana where the pastor asked us if we would be interested in being [...]