Make Time for Strategic Planning

Running your business is an exhausting, all-day-every-day enterprise. You have so many things to do—from the central task of finding more customers to the ins and outs of day-to-day operations. And it’s especially true for a small business, where you don’t have a huge staff of people to spread the tasks around. With so much […]

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Beef ‘O’ Brady’s: Entrepreneurial Advice

Reed Parker is the owner of a Beef ‘O’ Brady’s franchise in Dallas, Georgia, and shares his advice for entrepreneurs. He focuses on maintaining a positive outlook: if you’re down on your luck, the best way to move forward is to handle it positively. Set goals, and find what you’re passionate about. If you’re doing […]

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Surround Yourself with a Winning Team

Sports gives us such a great window into the rest of our lives. Over four quarters, nine innings, two halves, or whatever frame it uses, a game is a miniature lesson. The coaches and players prepare, come up with a plan. They put it into action. And within a few hours, there’s a winner and […]

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Why You Need a Work Ethic Like Belichick and Saban

If you’re a football fan like me, than you’re living in maybe the most remarkable time in our sport’s history. With apologies to icons of past eras like Vince Lombardi, Paul Brown, and Bear Bryant, we are witnessing the greatest football coaches of all time in both the NFL and college football. Bill Belichick and […]

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GSB TV: Building a Culture of Accountability

This week on the GSB TV Leadership Show, Will Adams and Matt Tarkenton talk about some of the key steps for building a culture of accountability. Based on a list of 10 steps, their advice is geared toward helping you build a team with the right people in the right place at the right time. […]

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Common Challenges for Women Entrepreneurs

Women entrepreneurs face not only the challenges common to all new business owners, but also some additional specific challenges. The ADP Blog team has identified some of those common challenges for women entrepreneurs, and, in conversation with Lisa Champagne-Minyard from Women’s Economic Ventures, also looked at ways for women to overcome these challenges. Some of […]

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