Helping Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders Fix Their Business Problems

Mike Michalowicz is the author of Profit First, Clockwork, The Pumpkin Plan, and Fix This Next. He is also the Co-Founder of Provendus Group, a business growth consultancy, and Profit First Professionals, an organization designed to support accountants, bookkeepers, and other financial professionals in driving profitability for their business. 

Mike is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal, business makeover specialist on MSNBC, and popular main stage keynote speaker on innovative entrepreneurial topics. He is devoted to the research and delivery of innovative and impactful entrepreneurial strategies.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • Mike's story and how the idea for his latest book, Fix This Next, came about
  • Mike's business hierarchy of needs and how people circle through different hierarchies
  • How Mike helps people transition from concentrating on sales to profits
  • Handling business exit or vacation conversations with employees
  • How Mike helps his team grow and develop leadership abilities
  • Getting in touch with Mike Michalowicz

In this episode…

From experience, Mike Michalowicz knows that understanding the fundamentals of entrepreneurship is important to help your business succeed. He has faced his own share of business challenges and at one point, even lost his investment. He then devoted himself to studying the difference between an entrepreneur who succeeds and one who needs a fix.

What started as notes to himself ended wrapping up as books, turning Mike into a published author and owner of 3 great businesses. He wrote his latest book, Fix This Next, to help fellow entrepreneurs manage their businesses and fix the various problems they often face. 

Dean Dutro, host of the Relationship Commerce Podcast, is joined by Mike Michalowicz, author and entrepreneur, to find out how Mike helps entrepreneurs and business leaders fix their business problems. They talk about the business hierarchy of needs, how Mike encourages growth in his team, and how to have difficult conversations with employees. Stay tuned.

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