Entries by Phil Sigler

Buying a Business

The overlooked steps of buying a business:1. Buy it's Assets and relinquish all liabilities2. Fire all employees and then rehire them under your own Human Resource Guidelines and Procedures.  3. Have everyone sign Non-Competes, Confidentiality Agreements, Non Solicitations, etc.4. Have key employees sign a Retntion Contract with a quantitative dollar amount and time

Building Trust

Great video on building Trust with your clients by Author Stephen Covey.  I especially like the Hot Dog Vendor Story (3min 22 sec into video).http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0mqgEhLQTg&feature=share&list=UUpi9-d_sIxy3bVAmsqnRdcQ 

Dave Ramsey Conference

I attended the Dave Ramsey conference in Boise, Idaho.  It was quite impressive and enjoyed his comment regarding employees.  "I only have happy employees...because if they are not happy I fire them" - Dave Ramseyhttps://plus.google.com/+DaveRamsey/posts