Business Plans? No Way! Our Approach is Better!

I don’t know about you, but we’re sick of hearing people say, “All you need is a business plan.” What a bunch of BS. Unless you’re going out to raise money the last thing you need is a formal business plan.Most business owners don’t know how to make one anyway. What you really need is to know where you’re going and how you’re going to get there. This is where successful business owners spend their time…doing things to move their business forward and make their vision a reality, not spending time formatting pie charts in a formal business plan document. Battling this type of poor advice for small businesses is why we got into coaching in the first place.



  • Prescription Fitness on a fast track for growth thanks to Maximum Value Partners

    September 15, 2014 – Cleveland, OH – Even the most successful businesses need a little help sometimes and it’s the business owners that know when to ask for it that catapult themselves to the next level. This was the case with Joe Butler, owner of Prescription Fitness.   When business at...

  • How to Spot a Good Partner?

    Most people have a strong feelings about partners (whether it be in business or in life). In our unscientific survey over the years, we’ve been surprised to find that most people have negative feelings when it comes to partners in business. In most cases those negative feelings have resulted from one bad...

  • How to Make Sense of My Numbers?

    We had a client the other day who made a great analogy when it came to understanding the numbers in his business. If you’ve ever seen the movie The Matrix, early on in the movie one of the characters (Dozer) is looking at a screen with a bunch of numbers and he sees...

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