Why is Christopher Nolan worth more than my video producer, Cameron? This week’s question comes from Guy in Chicago, Illinois. Guy asks: Q: We are a B2B video production company and are transitioning to lower volume, higher quality work at a higher cost. But I’m concerned we may be overestimating how good we are and … Continue reading “Want to step up your game? Step up your price! – Pick Dave’s Brain”
It shouldn’t come as a shock that I take a strong stance on the topics of “business” and “focus.” Heck, I even wrote a book called The Focused Business, which happens to be available on Amazon and makes a great stocking stuffer! *wink, wink* What’s one sign your business is losing focus? Follow the money. … Continue reading “Why Your Business Should Stop Loaning Money”
Whether they’re millionaires or they live in a van down by the river, customers love a good deal. That’s partly why the local TV commercials for “Uncle Bob and Aunt Tammy’s Ginormous RV Super Center” that boast “prices so low, you’ll burst a kidney” are as successful as they are. Of course, there’s selling, and … Continue reading “Selling Goods or Services without Selling Yourself Short”
As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking to earn the capital needed to pull in more customers to purchase your goods or services. For many business owners, getting that cash infusion means slicing off a piece of equity and feeding it to bloodthirsty investors, like in ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’. Consider this a warning to tread water … Continue reading “Should You Find Investors? Consider These Alternatives First”
An average day in the life of a small business typically consists of hours of hard work, problem solving, and dreaming big. Oh, and the guarantee that at least one meeting will slice your productivity in half. Arm yourself and reduce meetings with my three mighty questions. By the power of Crenshaw…you have the power!