Redmon’s Rules – Rule #41: The “F” Bomb!

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. Rule #41: The “F” Bomb! Finance. The one word that sometimes makes us “shake in our boots” and most importantly, keeps us in check. Make it a habit to randomly review “what’s coming in” and “what’s going out,” regularly. Do not… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #40: You Don’t Know It All

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. Rule #40: You don’t know it all As an entrepreneur, sometimes you’re viewed as having all of the answers simply because you’re in a position of power. Truth is, no one has all of the answers and if you trick yourself… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #39: Measure Everything

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. Rule #39: Measure Everything We all know the adage: what gets measured, gets done. Unfortunately, many businesses fill their proposals with fluffy language and deliverables that are difficult to quantify. It might sound good, but if you can’t put a number… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #38: Know Your “Why”

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. Rule #38 – Know your “why” If you’re starting your own business, the first question you need to ask yourself is: “why am I doing this?” How you answer that question will determine both your success, as well as the ultimate… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #37: Buy Local

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. 37th Rule: Buy Local Being a part of a community is about more than just having a location there, it’s also about supporting local businesses to help it thrive. Buy Local. It keeps money in the community and yields an advantageous… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #36: How to Build Your Dream Team

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. 36th Rule: How to Build Your Dream Team Building your Dream Team starts with strong hiring, employee engagement, employee retention, and focusing on your vision, mission goals, and maximization of staff involvement. Read the article below to learn about employee engagement… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #35: Learn to Compete

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. 35th Rule: Learn to Compete What’s your pricing strategy? Are you pricing products/services according to market demand and competition? If you don’t have a team to support research initiatives, invest in market research to take a deeper dive and get a… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #34: Lean Operations

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. 34th Rule: Lean Operations Are you creating value for your customers by operating lean? If you aren’t, chances are your competitors are. Even if their business doesn’t operate in a lean state, you should ALWAYS run your business as if they… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #33: Everyone is a Salesperson

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. 33rd Rule: Everyone is a Salesperson Some of you may think business development is your Sales Team, and while that’s true, so is recruiting, accounting, operations, your project management office, and your employees in the field. Never miss an opportunity to… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #32: Scenario Planning

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. 32nd Rule: Scenario Planning Conducting what-if scenarios is an easy way to mitigate risk. Be proactive and not only plan for the best case scenario, but also the worst case scenario. Look at unsound external factors that influence your business to… Read more »