The Big Hairy Audacious Goal. 10x 2018 Revenues by 2028. Profitably. Let’s say my 2018 revenues were $1,000,000 (this is not my revenue, but it’s a nice easy number to work with). In 2028, that’s $10,000,000. That’s a compounded average growth rate (CAGR) of 26% for 10 years. If I tried to do this in […]
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At Skylark, we work with the government. A lot. You would think that our customers are our Seniors and those who love them. You’d be right of course, but Uncle Sam pays us a lot of money each year. We also work extensively with private individuals and insurance companies. There are some great advantages to […]
I am currently serving on a search committee for a new executive director for the National Adult Day Services Association. It’s been a long process where we have had to identify transitional leadership, do some significant strategic planning, and identify and then interview candidates. I’ve learned so much during the last few months. A friend […]
A while back, a colleague invited me to partner with her in her business. I was intrigued by the possibility, but ultimately decided not to do it. The key morsel of advice came from my attorney, who begged me: “Don’t do it!” I’ve been thinking further about the partner/no partner question: Does the partner bring something to the table […]