July 31, 2018

How to actually relax and enjoy your summer vacation

Do you dread taking time out for vacation?  Do you struggle to relax and unplug during your break?  Taking time out for hard-charging entrepreneurs can be challenging.  Here is the definition…
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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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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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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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December 30, 2013

Foundation for Positive Cash Flow

I am regularly asked, "What are the things I should be looking at to ensure I have no cash flow problems?" There are numerous answers depending on your business type…
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October 9, 2013

The 5 Why’s

More on the 5 Why’s below but first, every leader in his or her area of influence should be coaching their teams. Here is a great trick to help you…
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