As in any change management situation, ownership and leadership first needs to decide that they do need to change, and then what that change looks like. This often is a very difficult decision to come to on your own. That is why we offer free initial consultation in this area. If you would like to [...]
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How Much More Should You Be Making? Our experience shows us that every business in the world is leaving tens of thousands of dollars on the table in each one of their locations every single year. We know this to be true because we see it every single day and the good news is that [...]
Time For No More Bull My dad had a favorite saying that he used to use about people who were not on the up and up. It went “if you can’t dazzle them with your brilliance, baffle them you’re your Bullsh*t”! He used to say this when we saw people being swindled or ripped off [...]
Growing up I was a huge fan of Mike Tyson. He seemed to have it all at such an early age. His favorite saying was “everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” He probably didn’t know how true that statement really is. You see, he was 18 years old and on [...]
Need to Find an Investor or Lender? Needing to find an investor or lender is one of the most common things that we run into with any business owner or prospective entrepreneur. As we have found over the course of many years in this business however, most people know little or nothing about how to [...]
As a business owner have you missed family functions due to work? Your kids’ special occasions or milestones? What about anniversaries? If so you are not alone! According to a study done in mid-2016 of businesses owners in America we find that 81% of them didn’t take a vacation of more than 2 days off [...]
Most people think that a business plan is for start-ups or are only necessary to obtain funding or attract investors but in reality they should be so much more! Many studies have shown than nearly 90% of business fail and go out of business in 10 years or less. Those same studies also reveal that [...]
A few weeks ago, we did a five-week series on our Tuesday tip of the week. It got so much attention that we decided to put it in writing so we can help even more people remove the barriers to business growth. We believe that there are 5 major things (and many more small things) that [...]
Devoted Enterprises Inc. is an organization of consulting firms founded by Vernon Stading with offices in Minneapolis, MN and Tampa, FL. We work with everything from non-profits, startups, and small to large companies and we have a passion in helping businesses identify areas in their operation where they may be missing opportunities for growth or more profit. We [...]
“WAITING IS NOT PASSIVITY” If anyone knows me, they know that I offer many “Vernisms” and that this is one of the favorite quotes that I have used over the years (along with “it is what it is”). I use it because most people who want and expect change actually do very little about making [...]