You Are Only the Co-Pilot

Are you holding on too tightly? Full Transcript: Hello my friends.  Steve Schramm here.  I just wanted to talk to you about something that is really important.  I’ve been thinking about this lately.  I’m probably thinking about this now more than ever, based on some...

Thank God for Work!

Some Labor Day reflections on the goodness of God and the goodness of work. Full Transcript: Hey everybody.  I hope you guys are doing well today.  It’s Labor Day in the United States of America and on this Labor Day I just wanted to give you some quick reflections...

The Amazing Power of Relationship Marketing

Did you know that you already know everyone you need to know in order to get what you need and want? Full Transcript: Relationship marketing is a powerful and often overlooked aspect of business that I think is just so important for us Christian business owners.  It’s...

Sell ONLY What You Can Control?

Question: Do you sell a deliverable or a result? Full Transcript: I want to have a real talk moment here about what you should be selling when it comes to products or when it comes to services. There’s a lot of misconception around the idea of results.  I especially...

It’s Only Normal to You

The curse of knowledge could singlehandedly DESTROY the very foundation of your business. What is it, and how can you push past it? Full Transcript: I want to tell you about a concept that I first came across when I was studying the work of Donald Miller in his book...

Christian Business is the New Ministry

What if I told you that you could have a MUCH bigger impact in the world for Christ by owning a business than with traditional ministry opportunities? Full Transcript: In recent days, I have been having some fantastic conversations with Christian business leaders. ...

Kanban

Do you struggle with project management? Kanban to the rescue! This system has helped companies of every size improves their processes and deliver products and services with ease and efficiency. As a project manager, I love it! Here's how to use it for your business....

The 4D Mix

The 4DM helps you audit your time to figure out whether you're actually growing and running your business, or simply working as another technician. Full Transcript: So this week’s simple system, just like last week’s, comes from a book called Clockwork by Mike...

ACDC

ACDC is a business process that helps you identify what phase of your business needs to be fixed. It stands for: Attract Convert Deliver Collect Enjoy! Full Transcript: If you remember, we are right in the middle of a series going through the simple systems that I...

The New One Minute Manager

This "simple system" will help you TREMENDOUSLY when it comes to leading people, even if you've never managed anyone before. Full Transcript: The next simple system that I have been beginning to use, I say beginning to use because it’s pretty new to me still, is Ken...

You Need a Budget (Yes, You Do)

One of the most helpful "simple systems" I've ever encountered is called You Need a Budget (YNAB, for short). It is comprised of four rules: Every dollar has a job Budget for true expenses Roll with the punches Age your money Full Transcript: The simple system that we...

Your Effective Hourly Rate (EHR)

Here's how to use the EHR to transform your business profitability: Divide Filter Increase Full Transcript: So last week I mentioned that we were going to begin discussing some simple systems that I have used in my life and in my business to help shape things and even...

Lean Into Your Current Customers

Are you serving your customers the very best you can? Full transcript: In the world of online business and entrepreneurship, there is probably nothing more pressing for people than the question of how do I get clients?  How do I get customers?  I come from the web...

What you focus on will grow

Want a particular result in your life? I don't care what it is, here's the secret to getting it. Full transcript: What you focus on will grow.  This is something I learned a long time ago. I first heard it from Cliff Ravenscraft, who was a big podcast guru back in the...

What DON’T You Want?

Sometimes it's hard to know what you want. But we almost always know what we don't want. How can this distinction help your decision making? Full Transcript: So have you and your spouse ever went back and forth for hours on end, seemingly, about dinner?  Yes, I know. ...

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