I learned a lesson on how to set prices to the optimal level when I least expected it. When I first met my wife she had a job at a local butcher shop. The owner’s name was Fred. He always positioned himself at the main cutting table with the butchers to his left and the meat display counter to his right. This way he could keep his eyes and ears on everything.
Like most good philosophies his concept on pricing was simple. “Everything has a magic price”…Continue
Posted on May 15, 2014 at 1:59pm
No matter how you slice it there’s 24 hours in a day, 7 days in every week and 52 weeks in a year. Time isn’t manageable. You can’t save a Monday afternoon and magically add it to Saturday. Time rolls along at a steady pace. It’s the nature of…Continue
Posted on May 4, 2014 at 8:09pm — 2 Comments
The challenge of how to solve business problems has been around for centuries. What follows next is a short parable that’s even older. The parable puts the question into perspective and serves to open up some powerful solutions that you probably haven’t considered before. The 2 or 3 minutes it takes to read it is time well spent. The commentary at the end delivers some very practical insights that help entrepreneurs solve business problems more…Continue
Posted on April 4, 2014 at 7:59pm
Improving business profits is often a challenging project. There are a lot of moving parts in most companies. To get them all working together and delivering a decent bottom line can be frustrating. It leaves entrepreneurs wrestling with the question: how can I make my business more profitable?
It's proven approach and it works very well. Most companies can…Continue
Posted on March 21, 2014 at 2:29pm