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Exploring the 100 to 1 growth ratio

By Mike Crandall | July 27, 2021

Growth, in business and in life, starts with an idea, and there is no shortage of ideas. The average adult has 70,000 plus thoughts every day, many of those are ideas—ideas of tasks to do, things to try, stuff to focus on, different ways to do something, and etc. It can be quite overwhelming! Understanding a few things about these ideas and how to narrow down what to do with them is a crucial step to growth and success.

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Choosing your website’s domain name

By Tim Priebe | July 27, 2021

Your domain name—or website address—is how people locate you on the web. It’s a part of your identity and will be a part of your online presence for a long time. While picking your domain name can be exciting for some, it can be frustrating for others.

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Achieving results with “Measure What Matters”

By Phil Klutts | July 13, 2021

Measure What Matters By John Doerr I recently started consulting for a company where I was not familiar with the intricacies and specifics of their industry. I jumped in and began examining the basics of business administration and financial management quickly. Soon after, I had to ask about certain functions within the operations unit. I…

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Small businesses are a target for cyberattacks

By Davis Merrey | July 6, 2021

I am often asked, “My business is a small one, why should I be concerned about a cyber attack? What’s in it for the attacker?” Cybercrime is big business, earning its perpetrators trillions of dollars a year. Companies like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and others have all fallen victim in recent years. Yes, these cases are…

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Edmond sales tax growth

By Sarah Dickson | July 6, 2021

Edmond continues to see strong sales tax collections. May collections totaled $6,683,225, and annual year-to-date totals for 2021 have increased more than 10 percent compared to the same timeframe in 2020. As municipalities in Oklahoma are primarily funded through sales tax collections, this growth is incredibly beneficial. However, it’s important that we not take these…

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My race and gender bubble

By Tim Priebe | July 6, 2021

My parents raised me well. I was raised to believe that each person is of equal value while also being a unique individual. Naturally, my faith helped with that outlook as well. My mom especially ensured that I met and socialized with people of many races and socioeconomic statuses. As a result, I grew up…

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Hyperinflation? No way!

By Nick Massey | July 6, 2021

Well, we all knew this was coming—I mean, the people running around like crazies screaming about hyperinflation and what you need to do to protect yourself. Usually, it means that you need to buy gold, silver, Bitcoin, or some other thing that will “protect you” from the inflation boogeyman. Please stop, take a deep breath,…

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Networking for introverts and extroverts, part 2

By Stacy Eads | July 6, 2021

Last month, I shared the Networking Fundamental Laws 1-4, which included Law 4 about how to “work the room” if you are an introvert who is shy in group settings, versus an extrovert who typically bursts in the door with Kramer-like enthusiasm from Seinfeld. The laws described in part one were: Law 1: Consistency is…

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The power of playbooks

By Mike Crandall | June 22, 2021

If you are like most leaders, you have been frustrated with inconsistent results, outcomes, or interactions. This frustration is often driven by seeing or watching how people carry out different tasks in different ways and situations, which leads to incredibly inconsistent results. When polled, business owners and leaders share this as a top frustration for…

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Using Google’s June 2021 update to your advantage

By Tim Priebe | June 22, 2021

SEO—Search Engine Optimization—is essential to a lot of organizations. Why? Because for most people, it’s really important where you show up and how you look in Google’s results. If where or how you show up in Google is important to your organization, you need to know about the June 2021 Google update, which they refer…

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