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Calculating Metrics that Matter for Sustainable Growth

Do you know how to scale your business sustainably? Are you tracking metrics like CAC (Customer Acquisition Cost) and CLV (Customer Lifetime Value)? If you’ve never heard of these metrics, or are curious how you might improve your ability to evaluate a path towards sustainable growth, take the time to check out this piece in [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Key to Growth

“Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited.” -James Cardinal Gibbons, American prelate of the Catholic Church. Growth is not a pain-free experience. While we might put forth the notion that we want to evolve into better versions of ourselves, the process is often unpleasant. Growth means letting go of comforting lies. It means hearing [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Conquering Complacency

“Change before you have to.” -Jack Welch, American business executive (former CEO of General Electric). Are things are going well? Watch out! You’re at your most vulnerable. When nothing’s working, you’ll try just about anything to succeed. When everything’s working, there’s a powerful urge to change nothing. But the wisdom of “if it ain’t broke, [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: On Naikan

“The inertia of the mind urges it to slide down the easy slope of the imagination, rather than to climb the steep slope of introspection.” Marcel Proust Clarity about our nature and our relationship to our community is not always easy to attain. So much can fog the glass we use to see who supports [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: An Honest Risk

“Our lives improve only when we take chances, and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.” Walter Anderson, American artist. It’s a lesson some people don’t learn until much later in life, but it’s one that benefits us immensely the earlier we learn it: It is crucial [...]

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