Casey Clark

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How to Hold More Effective Meetings with Your Team

Meetings are an essential part of any business. Face-time allows for clear communication and effective decision making that helps teams accomplish goals faster. But all too often, meetings run long and fail to keep people engaged. With so many teams choosing to continue working from

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How To Give Your Business A Financial Checkup

The key to running a successful small business is actively managing your businesses’ finances. While many owners run a check on their cash flow periodically, running a full financial checkup on your business should be done more than once a year. A mid-year review allows

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5 Tips for Surviving a Crisis as an Entrepreneur

Running a business is challenging, and as the world scrambles to make sense of and respond to COVID-19 and the subsequent economic crisis, entrepreneurs are being challenged in unimaginable ways. As we all learn to navigate this new normal, business owners are called to react

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5 Steps To Maximizing Your Productivity At Work

We all have the same number of hours in a given week. Why is it that some people make the most of those hours while others struggle to get focused? Increasing your productivity at work isn’t rocket science; it just requires being more intentional about

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4 Steps to Overcome a Sales Objection

When it comes to sales, objections are inevitable. Every person you speak with will have questions or reservations about the product or service you offer. If they didn’t, they would have already bought from you! Objections shouldn’t stop you in your tracks. Objections are an

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4 Simple Ways to Plan Your 2020 Business Goals

As we close out the final chapter of 2019, now is the perfect time to build your strategic plan for 2020. The next several weeks present an excellent opportunity to take stock of what has gone well this past year and what your goals should

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3 Tips for Conducting a Year-End Business Review

2020 is around the corner, and while most entrepreneurs are eager to plan for the future, many miss an important opportunity: conducting an end of year review for their business. Admittedly, it’s less fun to review the past, but by putting your last year under the

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The 5 Stages Of The Entrepreneurial Journey

Understanding where you are on your entrepreneurial journey can help you grow your business faster, and more sustainably. In working with thousands of owners through Cultivate Advisors, a small business advising firm, we’ve recognized common patterns every entrepreneur encounters on their journey from 0-$10M. We’ve