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Two Players Can’t Wear the Same Number: How to Manage your Team

By Jim Miley / January 31, 2018 / 2 Comments

“Managing the people, that’s the hardest part.”  Such a common sentiment from business owners. A large part of our mission at Crossroads is to ease the burden for small business owners so helping them lead, manage and coach their people is a hot topic around here. Throughout the planning cycle, we work to identify opportunities, […]

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3 Key Features You Need on Your Website

By Shelby Thomas / August 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

    Is Your Website Working for You? Many of our blogs discuss helpful suggestions for managing your employees, yourself, and recruiting. But what about the only employee in your office who is objective, highly functioning, proactive, and also nice to look at? Well, if you have not found that person yet, have a look […]

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It is Too Risky to NOT Know

By Sue Miley / February 14, 2017 / 1 Comment

  I received a copy of a client’s financial statements and I was totally confused.  Margins didn’t make sense.  Months had skipped expenses.  The Accounts Receivable almost gave me a heart attack…that is until I realized it just couldn’t be right.  Talking to my client, he didn’t have any explanation except that accounting wasn’t his […]

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Start-up Success: The 5 Universal Truths For Small Businesses

By Sue Miley / February 7, 2017 / 1 Comment

  I was sitting with a client a couple of weeks ago discussing start-up success for his new business. When we were wrapping up, I summarized and realized that my summary included a few universal truths I have learned about business over the years; especially starting my own. When I started my business I had […]

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5 Reasons to Download Our FREE Clarity Kit Today

By Ashley D'Aubin / February 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

  As a small business owner, the word “clarity” may seem like a luxury. Gee, it would be nice to have some clarity about the direction of my business.  I wish I had clarity about our business vision… it feels so different than when I started out.  I wonder what it feels like to actually […]

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6 Ways To Practically Work ON Your Business

By Sue Miley / November 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

I look back over the last month in my calendar and I see hour after hour filled with appointments.  I am a business coach and counselor, so I want appointments, right?  Yes, but that is me working IN my business. The operational role I hold in my business is coaching and counseling.  Just like an […]

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Tough Love for Small Business Owners

By Sue Miley / October 18, 2016 / 1 Comment

I know when you started your business you had visions of freedom, prosperity, and personal fulfillment.  These are indeed possible as an entrepreneur, but they lack much of “the rest of the story.”  The reality is that it takes time and a ton of effort before we see glimpses of time freedom, extra money, and complete […]

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Business Systems Are Liberating

By Sue Miley / September 6, 2016 / 0 Comments

I went to a breakout session given by Brit Moore, the President of The Giving Keys. This was neat for me because I had found The Giving Keys on a trip to Birmingham two years ago and later that year had chosen to give a Giving Key to each member of the Crossroads team for […]

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