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What keeps you awake at night?

PEOPLE MOST IMPORTANT VALUE DRIVERS “What keeps you awake at night?” True tales of the midnight shift I was asked this question by a consulting firm, hired to identify improvements in our different service areas.  What a great question! Well, besides getting calls at all hours of the day and night, the gut issue for […]

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Business Senses, USE Them for Systemizing

  As a business owner, would you like to eliminate some stress from your life?  Consider having systems in place.  Documenting what really works can make you, your employees, and your processes more efficient and effective.   People want to work with companies that treat them well and they want to know what their job responsibilities […]

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3 TIPS to Avoid Owner Burn Out!

I took my 4-year old grandson to get his haircut the other day.  We walked into a popular franchise and waited for our turn.  I had been at other locations of this same franchise and noticed this one seemed a little less tidy than the other locations. As we were called for our turn, the […]

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Time: Too Much or Too Little? Exit Planning for Home Care Agency Owners

Time: Too Much or Too Little? Exit Planning for Home Care Agency Owners

Exit Planning?  Oh, I’ll have plenty of time for that later! Exit Planning?  I’m too busy to think about that now! Sound familiar?  The problem is that active, successful business owners like you seldom slow down, and despite your best intentions, you often bite off more than you can chew.  We can’t cram any more […]

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Identifying Home Healthcare Business Fundamentals and Putting Them in Order

Identifying Home Healthcare Business Fundamentals and Putting Them in Order

As we continue discussing how to close the gap between what you have and what you need, let’s look at business fundamentals and how to address them to build business value.  Business fundamentals are those basic housekeeping tasks that reduce your risk.  We want to put into place mechanisms to protect business value. Business fundamentals […]

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Has Your Child Earned Ownership Interest in Your Business?  A Decision Framework

Has Your Child Earned Ownership Interest in Your Business? A Decision Framework

Stan Briggs was perplexed.  He told his advisor, “My son, Patrick, has worked in the business for the last twelve years. In that time, the business has tripled its revenues and its profits. I’ve started to think about scaling back my activity and I realize how important it is (for my own retirement income) that […]

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