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So far Vernon Stading has created 28 blog entries.

Why You Need A Business Health Check™

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 [...]

Why You Need A Business Health Check™2018-11-01T17:04:31+00:00

Are You Baffled by BS

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 [...]

Are You Baffled by BS2019-02-07T16:41:04+00:00

Everyone Has a Plan Until…..

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 [...]

Everyone Has a Plan Until…..2018-08-20T23:31:37+00:00

Need an Investor Pitch Deck?

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 [...]

Need an Investor Pitch Deck?2018-08-04T18:42:37+00:00

5 Reasons Your Business May Not Be Growing

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 [...]

5 Reasons Your Business May Not Be Growing2019-02-07T16:36:16+00:00

Best Tampa Bay Area Business Consultants

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 [...]

Best Tampa Bay Area Business Consultants2019-02-07T16:37:25+00:00


“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 [...]