Articles by Howard Partridge

The Four "M's" of Marketing

April 2, 2012

Are you breathing a sigh of relief that winter is finally over? Are you relieved that now your phone is ringing? While the doldrums of winter and the lack of phone calls is still a recent memory, let me encourage you to avoid the same trap next year by ramping up your marketing while you are busy.

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The Phenomenal 747 Business Model - Part III

March 1, 2012

So far in this series, I have shared that the first “7” in the 747 Business Model stands for the 7 Areas of a Phenomenal Life, and that the “4” stands for the 4 Pillars of a Phenomenally Successful Business. Finally, the second “7” stands for the 7 Steps of Implementation and the first of these steps is “Inspiration.”

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The Phenomenal 747 Business Model - Part II

February 13, 2012

Last month I shared the first part of my 747 Business Model, the 7 core areas of life. I shared the one and only reason your business exists: to help you achieve your life goals.

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The Phenomenal 747 Business Model - Part I

January 12, 2012
I recently had an amazing opportunity to go to Seattle with the world’s No. 1 leadership expert, Dr. John C. Maxwell.

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Finding Your Golden Nugget: The Value of Events

November 22, 2011
The Golden Nugget: a nostalgic picture of the Las Vegas of times past. Recently I was at Connections, and I brought my wife and two of my managers with me.
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Policies, Procedures, and the "Miracle on the Hudson"

October 13, 2011
One of the presenters at my Round Table event is a pilot. When he teaches systems, he loves to tell the dramatic story of the U.S. Airways jet that crash-landed on the Hudson River.
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Tom Sawyer's (and My) System for Success

September 26, 2011
Over the past few months, I have been painstakingly outlining how to stop being a slave to your business by putting it on autopilot and building systems into your business.
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Building the Road Map for Your Business

August 16, 2011
One of my coaching clients, Lisa Giesler, is an organizing consultant. She has a book called “My Life is a Mess.”
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The Five Vital Components of a System

July 18, 2011
Over the past two months I have shared why having systems are critical to the phenomenal success of your business. In this piece I will share the five parts of a system with which I believe you can systematize just about anything.
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Why Systems Are Critical to Your Business Success

May 23, 2011
When a company is growing, your two biggest profit killers are lack of planning and lack of infrastructure. By not having systems in place, your company loses good people, your production suffers and you must spend more money training a new employee.
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