Articles by Phil Klutts
About Phil Klutts
Phil is an Edmond native and has managed to keep his wife here instead of traveling the world, which they both enjoy. They have two boys who love the outdoors, adventures, and learning new things. Phil is a problem-solver at heart and enjoys connecting people to the resources they need.
In addition to being the co-owner of Edmond Business, Phil founded the CK Group LLC after working for large and small businesses in the Energy, Construction, and Fitness industries. He focuses on helping small businesses and entrepreneurs improve their systems and processes. CK Group LLC's mission is to eliminate chaos and create clarity for small business by connecting vision, strategy, and implementation.
“Multipliers” was first published in 2010 and revised and updated in 2017. I first read the book just this year but wish I had found it earlier in my leadership journey. Liz Wiseman writes with incredible insight and a well-seasoned storytelling ability. Her research partner, Greg McKeown, is also a favorite author of mine. We’ve also published two reviews of McKeown’s own books.Read More
I picked up “Becoming Bulletproof” by Evy Poumpouras to read over Christmas and New Year’s break. Actually, I downloaded the audiobook and then bought the hardback. I am usually drawn to books that are read by the author, as you get a sense of meaning and extra tidbits not always shared by a professional narrator or in the published print version. “Becoming Bulletproof” is no different. Poumpouras includes a few interview segments between her and her husband explaining and expanding on some of the subjects in the book.Read More
Flexibility and family are the cornerstones that have built AMMP Studio, a new business founded in Edmond in 2022. AMMP Studio is a full-service architecture and interior design firm offering expertise from minor tenant improvements to large-scale master planning.Read More
Dryers need to vent properly to dry your clothes and stay efficient. Over time, lint and debris will clog your vents and prevent the heat from escaping, leading to more energy usage and fire risk. Dryer Vent Cleaners provides safe, quick, and reliable dryer vent cleaning in Edmond and the surrounding areas.Read More
After more than 50 years of serving students, the Oklahoma Christian School of Business continues to be a top program at the college, boasting hundreds of graduates every year. Jeff Simmons, professor and chair of the School of Business, shares the mission of the program and his plans to expand opportunities for its students.Read More
Short-term rentals have many names. Homes, condos, and cabins were first known as vacation rentals. Vacations have extended to work-from-home retreats and hotel alternatives for traveling professionals. These homes are commonly known as Airbnbs or VRBOs because of the name-brand apps that facilitate and promote short-term rental properties. These properties are furnished and rented nightly or up to a few weeks at a time.Read More
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