business mastery

Transform Your Business with the MASTERY Framework

By josh | Sep 27, 2016

I’m doing something a little different this week.  I recorded a video on my core framework for building a valuable business–MASTERY (located on my website here).  Or, you can view the video directly on YouTube here:  Build Your Valuable Business Using the MASTERY Framework. I believe in my heart that following this framework will transform your business, … Read more

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New Website!

By josh | Sep 26, 2016

Sorry for the delay in posting new material but it was for a good reason—my website was just revamped, yeah!  Please check out the great work here. Thank you Rob Thomas of Sourceline Media Inc for bringing my new website to life–creatively and functionally.  Rob has tremendous talent, provides great marketing advice, and fantastic turnaround time. … Read more

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Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch

By josh | Sep 19, 2016

Inc. magazine defined company culture as “…the shared values, attitudes, standards, and beliefs that characterize members of an organization and define its nature.”  I’m embarrassed to admit it took me the better part of 15 years to figure this culture thing out.  Yes, this CPA used to be focused on the numbers and not the people—please stop laughing … Read more

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Leadership, A Short Story

By josh | Sep 19, 2016

“The true measure of Leadership is influence–nothing more, nothing less.” John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership I once valued 2 businesses with identical family ownership.  The family members were the “silent partners”, and they had hired 2 individual managers to run each of the companies.  I called each of the managers to … Read more

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cash is the undisputed king

Cash is the Undisputed King

By josh | Aug 28, 2016

There are hundreds, maybe thousands, of ways to measure the health of your business, but there’s only one way that cuts through the clutter to get to the heart of what is going on:  CASH! I remember one point in my career when I figured out my tough and streetwise client who had built his … Read more

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