Sue Miley

Strategies for Small Businesses in a Changing Economy

Strategies for Small Businesses in a Changing Economy

By Sue Miley / November 22, 2022 / 0 Comments

Small businesses come in every industry and different industries do better in different economic situations.  Who would have thought home sales would continue to soar through COVID?  Why wouldn’t a thrift store be the place to go if your home was destroyed in a flood? It isn’t always what you would expect with the natural […]

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How to Prioritize When You Are Short of Staff

By Sue Miley / July 19, 2022 / 0 Comments

Right now, all small business owners are feeling the pinch of the war for talent. I was shocked the first time I saw a sign in front of a local restaurant that said, “Closed for seating because of staff shortage. Take out only.” Fast forward to more recent months, when the pandemic is supposedly under […]

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Growing Your Business in a Recession

By Sue Miley / June 13, 2022 / 0 Comments

All of the recession talk has everyone worried.  The general public is spending more money on gas, food, and other goods and services.  Depending on what industry your business is in, you may be concerned that your business will stop growing.  Even if you are a B2B business, the endless supply chain issues, the higher […]

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Christian Business Owners: Do You Feel Leveraged By Your Employees?

By Sue Miley / May 10, 2022 / 0 Comments

I for one am getting really tired of seeing all of the articles on my social media feeds about “the great resignation”, the increasing wage rates, and the lack of available talent for jobs.  What is worse is journalists giving advice to the professional workforce to leave their jobs for a buck, demand work from […]

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Christian Business Owners: Three Reasons Character Matters

By Sue Miley / March 15, 2022 / 0 Comments

Owning a business requires many skills and a certain temperament. If you have read books like The E-Myth you realize that business ownership requires working on your business, as well as in your business. It requires technical skills and soft people skills. It isn’t likely that any one business owner will have 100% of the […]

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What To Do When Business Is Slow

What To Do When Business Is Slow?

By Sue Miley / October 26, 2021 / 0 Comments

I swear the Keurig coffee maker drips at half speed when I am watching it.  It takes forever.  And I know the stock market is way more volatile when I check it every day.  And those blonde highlights I saw turned grey with bright lights on in the bathroom. Close inspection reveals the wrinkles, the […]

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How Does Creating a Strong, Vibrant, Talent Culture Benefit Your Business?

By Sue Miley / September 21, 2021 / 0 Comments

This may be the most challenging time in recent history to build a high-performing team and vibrant talent culture.  The information shared in the news is conflicting to say the least.  Headlines appear daily: When Everyone’s Quitting….Except You.   Unemployment is at Record Highs. Businesses Can’t Reopen, They Have No Staff. The reality of the job […]

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How is Faith A Strength in Business

How is Your Faith a Strength in Business?

By Sue Miley / July 27, 2021 / 3 Comments

This may be a rhetorical question at this point.  If you are a believer, you are probably thinking that your faith is all that can get you through business these days.  If that is you, you may be right. Small business owners all know that the myth that people imagine about business owners is just […]

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