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Defining Strategy

By Heather Grant | January 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Defining strategy: An historical perspective of the word that drives QUAD Model.   Sun Tzu and The Art of War Late in the 6th Century BCE, as the Spring and Autumn period in Ancient China began to taper off, two divergent philosophies were contending for influence in society. On the one hand was the humanistic…

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The quadRANT

By Heather Grant | January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The quadRANT: Expounding on the number 4, a.k.a the magic behind QUAD Model. Four is all around us. As it so happens, four is us, but I’ll get to that in a minute. Four sets the stage for the wonders and workings of the universe. It also happens to be the magic behind QUAD Model,…

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What is Strategic Planning?

By Mike McKearin | December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Businesses big and small are situated at a crossroads of complexity and growth. They seek simple solutions to complex problems, but desiring simplicity is far easier than actually working toward attaining it. So many obstacles clutter the pathway to growth. What worsens the journey over and around those obstacles is the fact that so many…

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How overthinking causes creative paralysis (and how to fix it)

By Mike McKearin | August 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Paralysis by analysis is a frequent problem I find myself running into. I want so desperately to move my business and life forward, but feel stuck when deciding exactly which step I should take next. I’ve used countless hours reading, filtering, and searching for other people’s ideas for the right thing to do next —…

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Our Philosophy on Collaboration

By Mike McKearin | July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Business at We Do takes place around a single table, with a whiteboard topper, covered in expo marker scribbles. Employees sit elbow to elbow at this table, constantly interacting with each other. There are no desks or cubicles here. We Do’s office is a reflection, and a product of, our founding belief—collaboration. This is the…

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3 Powerful Social Media Tips For Business Growth

By Elijah Elkins | July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Social media is a challenge, but there are great opportunities to use it to grow your business if you’re willing to put forth the effort and critical thinking. A few things we need to talk about before diving into specifics. First off, social media is about people. It’s about connecting and being heard at its…

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Positioning your company to be found.

By Mike McKearin | July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Who Knows How to Boost Your Web Page’s Google Ranking? We Do! One of our primary goals is to increase awareness of your company, and one of the easiest, and most effective, strategies for achieving that goal is to improve your website’s Google ranking. When a customer looks for a product or service, the first…

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5 Growth Strategy Basics You Should Be Reviewing Constantly

By Mike McKearin | October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Is your business primed for growth? If you are like most small businesses, that answer isn’t always clear. Planning an actionable growth strategy can mean the difference between developing a sustainable brand or becoming just another statistic. Here are five pillar pieces to any growth plan and what we focus on when working with our…

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