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September 29, 2017

Laws of Leadership: Make Yourself Replaceable

As a leader or entrepreneur, you’ve probably heard some of these phrases before: “Train your replacement.” “Name your number 2.” “Who’s in charge if you get hit by a bus?”…
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September 16, 2017

4 key questions about the 4th quarter

Fall is in the air, which means we’re approaching the last push in most fiscal calendars. How do you stay mindful of your company’s goals and finish strong in the…
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Coaching
September 8, 2017

Why I’ve rebranded (and what hasn’t changed)

I’ve spent the summer reflecting and rebranding The Upkes Group, and I’m excited to finally share it! This “change” is actually more like a “catch up” to how I’ve been…
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April 14, 2017

Role of a Business Coach

In my work as a business growth coach I am asked regularly what is it that I do?  What do I do for my clients.  Where is the value? Strategic…
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April 12, 2017

Business Physics: The Four Forces of Cash Flow

As we inch closer to tax day on April 18th, you may be asking yourself Where did all the cash go? Why do I not have adequate cash necessary for my tax…
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April 1, 2017

Are you on track for success?

Today marks the end of the first quarter of 2017. It is time to reflect upon the first quarter and get focused on what important for the second quarter and…
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March 10, 2017

More About Keith…

Keith is a Business Growth Coach and Advisory CFO with more than 30 years of experience in business and financial management.
 He has helped clients streamline their businesses to achieve…
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CFOCustomersStrategy
March 31, 2014

Customer Service or Customer Retention?

The world has changed.  The level of service our customers are requiring has changed dramatically.  How do you know if you are actually delivering better service? We want great customer…
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CoachingCustomersExecutionPeopleStrategy
February 3, 2014

It Shouldn’t Be About YOU

As an entrepreneur, you should be building your business model and infrastructure as if you weren't there. You should be doing this from the start. Too many company's value point…
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CoachingExecution
January 23, 2014

Oars in the Water

Are your oars in the water? I recall a chat I had with a good friend who had recently made a pretty significant career change, and when I asked how…
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