5 ways small businesses can compete with big online businesses

Adam LeanUncategorized

Amazon is taking over. They started with books and they continued with everyday household items. Now they are selling digital content (e.g. movies) and home services (e.g. plumbing). Because Amazon is a big competitor it has forced other major businesses (e.g. Walmart and Target) to step it up. And they … Read More

3 ways Amazon buying Whole Foods applies to your business

Adam LeanUncategorized

Amazon just bought Whole Foods. One of the largest tech retail companies just bought a chain of grocery stores. But why…? On the surface the answer is sort of obvious. You can’t easily sell fresh groceries (e.g. milk) and ship them to people’s houses like you can with, say, a … Read More

10 tips for growing the profit of any business

Adam LeanUncategorized

One of my favorite quotes is by the author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki. He said: “It’s not how much you make. It’s how much you keep that matters.” In my experience, a lot of business owners focus way too much on the ‘making’ part (sales) and not … Read More

The surefire way to increase cash

Adam LeanUncategorized

You’ve heard the saying: cash is king. Well, if cash is the king then profit is the queen. The only number that really matters, at the end of the day, is how much profit you make. Profit is what gives you cash that you own. You can raise cash from … Read More