These are difficult times. And as a leader who has a team that’s depending on you, you can’t just quit. It is your responsibility to keep going. This is why it’s so important that you have the right mindset. It is what’s going to help you navigate through the challenges that these times bring. In […]
Profitability should be an agency business’s focus from the outset. The challenge, however, is that a lot of agency owners struggle with maximizing profits especially with their website projects. One of the biggest reasons for this dilemma is undercharging. And we’re not just talking about undercharging by a couple of bucks, but by the thousands […]
July was one of our slowest sales months, but it wasn’t a reason for us to freak out. We knew we had the money needed to cover everything so we can continue running our agency business. This sounds like a dream for most agency owners, but the reality is you can also get to this […]
Scaling your business is challenging if you don’t know where to begin and what to do. But with consistency and willpower, gaining millions in revenue is achievable. However, you don’t have to spend all of your time working for your agency to the extent you don’t have time to build relationships and have a fun […]
Being aware of the traits that you should not have if you’re to set up an agency is just as important as knowing the must-have qualities to build one. Having this knowledge will save you from the trouble of incurring irreversible losses and suffering a miserable life in the long run. In this episode, Chris […]
What does onboarding an employee look like? Do you automatically hand them all the work to do on the first day? Hiring a new person on the team is a tedious task, but it shouldn’t stop there. Now that you have them, it’s time to set them up for success. Chris Martinez talks about the […]
Agency owners understand that making a sale is easy but growing your profitability is insanely difficult. The numbers game will either make or break your agency and so there has to be a conscious effort in place to understand the financial aspect of your business. You may find it difficult if you are not into […]
Who should you hire exactly? And what are the signs you need to start hiring? Chris answers these questions in detail in this episode. He also talks about the bottlenecks that you can have as an agency owner and how you can use those as a way to identify who you need to hire next.
hris shares some of the common issues that team members face that lead them to move out of your agency. He also gives out some of the philosophies that are practiced at DUDE that will benefit the team and the owners as well.
In this week’s podcast episode, I have an interesting discussion with my guest, Kelly Gordon about how you can use your project management software to bring out the best in your team members. We also cover the differences between button-pushers and strategy people and how to manage them, and what you can do so you don’t miss a beat when somebody in your agency leaves, and a whole lot more!