Do You Truly Enjoy Your Career?

on August 12, 2019 |By Jarrod Musick | Business Owners Impact
"Find three hobbies: one that makes you money, one that makes you fit, and one that makes you smarter." - Naval Ravikant, founder of AngelList.  
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How to Determine When to Sell Your Business

How do you know when it’s time to sell?   Unless you started your business with a specific exit date in mind, answering this question can be incredibly difficult. You have poured more hours, sweat, and energy into your business than you can count, and you have recruited good, talented people who believe in your vision. How can you call it quits and decide to sell?  
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Determining Your Business Core Values

on June 11, 2019 |By Jarrod Musick | Business Owners
In my last article, What Are Your Core Principles?, we offered some guidelines for defining your personal values. Now, let's dive into determining your business core values!   The values for your business may line up close to those on your personal list. The reason we have to begin the process again is that unless you are a solopreneur, there are other stakeholders who need to be considered.  
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What Are Your Core Principles?

on June 11, 2019 |By Jarrod Musick | Business Owners
Benjamin Franklin had a lifelong practice for personal improvement that centered on his thirteen core principles. He called them his thirteen virtues and you can do a quick google to find his list. He evaluated himself against these personal ideals systematically, seeking not overnight successes but incremental improvement. His practice was to score himself every day in each of the thirteen areas and also have an area of emphasis each week. By focusing individually for brief periods he was able to see gradual improvement across each of his values over many years.  
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It's All Your Fault (in Your Business)

on March 14, 2019 |By Jarrod Musick | Business Owners
Here’s the bad news. You are at fault for everything that goes wrong in your business. The good news is that there are only four reasons why, and they are all fixable.   When something goes wrong in my firm, I take a mental look at ‘The List’ and ask which one it is.  
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