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What Can Go Wrong in Coaching

August 22, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about the importance of hiring a good coach.

Hey, folks, it’s Shawn here. I want to have a very honest and candid talk with you today. You know, I do coaching, and I’m an attorney, which kind of puts me in a quasi-coach position. I’ve been in that for a long time, because we’re … Read the rest

50 State Tour Recap: Redlee/SCS Service Company

August 22, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

You know, once in a while you talk to somebody who really thinks differently. Chuck Redfearn and the history him and his father set for Redlee/SCS Company should be a lesson for all of us. Chuck, an entrepreneur, has built a successful company in Dallas, Texas.  He’s also built his family and his business, together. What was very interesting when … Read the rest

Solar Eclipse 2017

August 21, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

Today’s the day, solar eclipse day. Thousands, perhaps millions of people will be stepping outside of their homes and viewing something that’s rarely seen, a total eclipse visible in the United States. These events don’t happen very often. In fact, it may be a lifetime before another eclipse goes from coast to coast of the United States and is visible … Read the rest

Preparing for Partners’ Disagreements in Business

August 21, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

R. Shawn McBride spoke with Kevin Wright about preparing for partners’ disagreements in business.

Kevin: Shawn, what about one of the real dilemmas for a startup company.

R. Shawn McBride: Yeah.

Kevin: Is that an owner, whether brother, sister, or family says, “Wow, we’ve got this great idea, and maybe we’ve actually got a customer that’s ready to buy.” Then … Read the rest

I Want to Give Away All That I Can

August 18, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about giving information to help you succeed.

Hi, folks, it’s Shawn. We’re going to talk philosophy today. And I want to talk about part of my business philosophy with these videos and these online communities. I want to give away all I can. I’ve had people come to my speeches in the past and they’re … Read the rest

Planning For Exits

August 18, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke to Kevin Wright about exiting your business.

Kevin: I wanted to ask you about exits. What do you do when clients who are solo- entrepreneurs who maybe have a professional practice that’s more transactional and there’s not an ongoing value of an existing client.

R. Shawn McBride: Yes.

Kevin: What kind of exit opportunity do … Read the rest

Defending Women in Business and Replying to Criticism

August 17, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about women doing great things in business.

Hey, folks. R. Shawn McBride with you here live and I’m re-recording a video. Just did a live video a minute ago. We had a little bit of technical difficulty. I want to get this message out here. Women in business can do great things. And I have … Read the rest

Transitioning Between Generations: Children Taking Over Parents’ Business

August 17, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

R. Shawn McBride spoke with Kevin Wright about issues that may arise with adult children taking over their parents’ business.

R. Shawn McBride: I’m trying to help regardless of where you’re are. Does anybody have a specific question from the first point before I open? Anybody have something specific they want to say or wanted to know about?

Kevin Wright: … Read the rest

Let’s Support Each Other

August 16, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about supporting each other.

Hey, folks, it’s Shawn here saying let’s celebrate each other’s wins. You know, we’re in a world of competition. A lot of us are doing great things. People are working hard. We’re all very unique. And I see a lot of negativity out there with other people’s wins. And I … Read the rest

Have a Problem, it’s One of Two Things: It’s Your Employee or It’s the Procedures

August 16, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride

As our business grows, we continue to implement more and more procedures and become more structured on how we do things, while trying to keep the air of creativity, entrepreneurship, and flexibility. A similar experience happens for other businesses. As you’re growing you should be growing your list of procedures and ways of doing routine things so that your company … Read the rest