Peer Power Blog

This blog is about the power of peers in the IT space. It is designed as a place to share things I have learned the past 24+ years running a business as well as meeting the growing demands of business owners we experience leading the Heartland Tech Groups – a peer group network for IT business owners.

Our Cornerstone: The Power of Legacy Thinking

The past five weeks have been a whirlwind of travel across continents and our own country. As I travel to all of these places I have the privilege of seeing people in the places where [...]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Peer Power Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Replenishment Cycle

One area that many entrepreneurs and leaders struggle with is making time to replenish themselves.  They have always used brute force to press on, with little or no focus on self-care and replenishment. After all, [...]

By |July 27th, 2016|Categories: Peer Power Blog|0 Comments

The Importance of Vendor Relationships

I am blessed in my role to have observed hundreds of MSP’s over the past 30 years, along with my own 27 year stint leading HTS to become an 18M+ company. Over that time I [...]

By |July 8th, 2016|Categories: Peer Power Blog|0 Comments

Considering an Exit Strategy: A Business Legacy Conversation

We’ve been reviewing some of the information around business valuation and legacy. Part of that includes evaluating how you begin planning for your exit from the business.  It will happen someday. This is one of [...]

Prepare for the 4 D’s: A Business Legacy Conversation

This is the second post in a series on making sure your legacy is in place financially. Part of planning and preparation means being ready for the unexpected. There are four D’s that can drastically reduce [...]

By |May 27th, 2016|Categories: Peer Power Blog|0 Comments

What’s your number? A Business Value Conversation

In the April HTGWAY, I talked about two legacies that we’ll leave as business owners – a personal legacy and a business legacy.  Both are critical and obviously related.  But let’s focus on the reality of [...]