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Getting Started With Your Marketing Plan

Getting Started With Your Marketing Plan

When it comes to your marketing plan where do you even begin? You may be sitting there staring at a blank sheet of paper or empty whiteboard with no...

Strategies for Innovation

Strategies for Innovation

Recently, I got to enjoy an innovation workshop led by Stephen E. Wright at New View.  I was very energized by his approach and the topic as a whole....

How to Use Asana Effectively in Your Business

How to Use Asana Effectively in Your Business

Here at Syrup, we use the project management tool Asana for all our task management and workflow needs. This is a popular tool used by many businesses around the...

How to Buy Professional Services

How to Buy Professional Services

The purpose of this article is to help small companies avoid mistakes, waste, and cost (both financial and opportunity) when buying professional services. These are some things I’ve learned...

Be Creative for Yourself, Not Just for Your Work

Be Creative for Yourself, Not Just for Your Work

My job allows me to be creative every single day. I’m very grateful for that, but I’ve recently realized that it’s inadvertently caused a major problem for me: I...

Purpose Capacity

Purpose Capacity

I recently talked about the idea of growing your capacity. To recap, the equation for growing your capacity in life is P/PC – your production over your production capability. This allows you...

Growing Capacity

Growing Capacity

In the introductory chapters of the 1987 book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey talks about his equation for growing your capacity in life. It is simply:...

Business Organization Tips for the New Year

Business Organization Tips for the New Year

Hello, February! The long month of January is finally over and spring is right around the corner. We’ve said our goodbyes to the holiday season, and we are well...

The Sales Waterbed

The Sales Waterbed

Perhaps it is best to think about this idea within the boundaries of the Pareto Principle (aka the 80/20 rule) which roughly states 80% of effects/results come from 20%...

Protecting the Flock

Protecting the Flock

As a leader, whether you’re the leader of your company, your team, or even your family, one of your primary responsibilities is to protect your flock… your tribe… your...