Leading Indicators and Crystal Balls

Economic forecasts are essential and smart business owners pay attention to them.
But those forecasts can be too general and there can be enough lag in when they are made available to render them obsolete.
As such, smart stone shop owners must look to da…

Interview – Economist Eric Post of ITR Economics

Interview – Economist Eric Post of ITR Economics
Want to know what’s happening and what’s going to happen?  We don’t have a crystal ball, but we do have a great economist from ITR Economics on the show today and he provides some fantastic insight as well…

Costly Mistakes – Reaction vs Response

There is a huge distinction between a knee-jerk reaction and a conditioned response when it comes to overcoming oversights, mistakes, and remakes.
It’s the difference between chronically fixing the same problems over and over and going nuts while you do …

A Tale of Two Owners

Delegator or Doer… Which owner are you?  Which do you aspire to be?
The difference between a “delegator” and a “doer” has massive significance to your business and your quality of life.  We talk about each in the episode of the fab lab podcast!
Intereste…

Mindset for Mistake Management

If you’re dealing with oversights, mistakes, and remakes…your current mindset might lead you to Emotions, Conclusions, and Actions that prevent you from overcoming those very mistakes.
To truly reduce mistakes and remakes, you must first change your mind…

Reducing Costly Mistakes

Do you have costly oversights, mistakes, and remakes in your stone shop?  Of course you do, every stone shop does.
The question is how long will you tolerate them…
In this episode we set the stage for understanding the cost, then the mindset.
Make sure y…

The Psychology of Selling a Stone Shop

There is an emotional toll and mental strain that is overwhelming at times when selling a business.  In this episode, I describe the 3 most important ways to prepare mentally for “selling out”!
 
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How I Sold My Stone Shop

In this episode you will hear how the buyer for my stone shop materialized and how the process unfolded…from the day we received the official letter of intent to the day we closed.
 
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