The Staying Power Blog

We write about our own experience scaling a professional services firm. Learn from our successes and failures. 

How to Design and Implement Layered Goals that Move the Needle and Email Addiction with David Wood

By Ben Isley
February 03, 2021
 
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Perceived Pain of Change, Emotional Intelligence, and Self-Awareness and Limiting Beliefs with Don Riddell

By Ben Isley
December 29, 2020
  Don Riddell is an executive coach and the Master Chair of Vistage Peer Advisor Groups. Vistage Worldwide is a global organization that assembles and facilitates private advisory boards for CEOs, senior executives, and business owners.
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Scaling a 'Plug and Play' Virtual Accounting Firm, Value Pricing, and the Sales Process with Mike Pinkus, CPA of ConnectCPA

By Ben Isley
November 24, 2020
 
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Secrets to Providing Value to Everyone and Challenges at the Intersection of Life and Business with Darryl Lyons

By Ben Isley
October 15, 2020
Darryl Lyons is the CEO of PAX Financial Group and the author of several books. Darryl is also a member of the advisory council for Dave Ramsey solutions.
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Being Effective in a Leadership Role and Daily Challenges with Nate Bailey

By Ben Isley
October 06, 2020
Nate Bailey is a bestselling author of three books and an entrepreneur. He has built multiple successful businesses in areas such as insurance and real estate. He recently sold his insurance agency to become a full-time leadership coach.
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Challenges for Buying and Selling a Firm and the Value Ladder with Brannon Poe

By Ben Isley
September 29, 2020
Brannon Poe is the CEO of Poe Group Advisors, where he and his team take a consulting-based approach to transitioning accounting firms from one owner to another through their unique process for seamless succession.
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From Intern to President, Providing Virtual Personal Training, and Aligning Company and Staff Goals with Cody Johnson

By Ben Isley
September 22, 2020
Cody Johnson is the President and studio manager of Chapel Hill Training, a fitness studio that provides individualized training programs to members, both in person and through their newly-launched virtual fitness platform.
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The Trials and Tribulations of Restructuring a Business After 12 Years of Operations with Tony Chiappetta, Founder & CEO of AMC Solutions

By Ben Isley
September 15, 2020
Tony Chiappetta is the founder and CEO of AMC Solutions, an IT company that helps businesses build modern IT systems that make every employee more productive and help grow their business. Tony now has 17 employees.
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Hiring Entry Level vs. Experienced Staff, Setting Personal Boundaries for Your Business, and More with Mitchell Simonson

By Ben Isley
September 08, 2020
Mitchell Simonson is the founder of Simonson Appraisals, a virtual firm providing commercial real estate valuation services in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.
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Overcoming Challenges New Leaders Face, Visionaries vs. Integrators, and Digital Advertising with Blake Wyatt of SalesMentor

By Ben Isley
September 01, 2020
Blake Wyatt is a Facebook and YouTube Ads specialist and Leader at SalesMentor, a Traffic and Funnels company. Blake has been a media buyer and has worked as a profit manager. A media buyer, in this sense, is a digital media buyer purchasing ads...
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