Violand states that while entrepreneurs by nature are people who are hardworking, creative and frequently given to moments of brilliance, they are also easily distracted. They''re charter members of the "once and done" club: Once they''ve done something, they confidently move on to the next exciting issue that grabs their attention.
He notes that too many times these shifts take place simply because the business owner is bored with their situation or because they''ve surrendered to E-Drift and can''t stay focused on the direction the company is headed.
Violand adds that these ideas might be great strategies for other companies, but they just don''t fit the type and size of your company, its current business condition or its unique culture.
According to Voiland, think carefully about your options, choose your horse, and then give it a fair ride.
Chuck Violand began his career by founding a carpet cleaning and disaster restoration operation in Northeast Ohio in 1977, and in 1989, began consulting full-time. Each June, Violand hosts an Executive Summit to help owners and managers of cleaning and restoration companies learn the executive skills necessary to manage a growing business (Visit www.violand.com for details). Violand can be reached at (330) 966-0700.
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