• You Gotta Start Somewhere

    By Davon Cook on October 26, 2015

    I recently helped a business owner have a difficult conversation with a key employee.  Prior to meeting he was anxious, having known for months it needed to happen.  But afterward, he felt incredibly...

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  • Work Elsewhere First

    By Davon Cook on October 19, 2015

    Are you planning for young family members to join your business, with the goal of an eventual management role?  Do yourself, and them, a favor by requiring them to work elsewhere first - a minimum of...

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  • Have Some FUN

    By Davon Cook on October 12, 2015

    In follow-up to my previous column about being Wise, Kind and Strong, a friend replied, "Loved the column Davon, but I'd add one more:  have some FUN!"  He was reflecting after a very successful...

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  • Wise, Kind and Strong

    By Davon Cook on October 5, 2015

    A few years ago, a friend shared his philosophy on raising his three young boys. His mantra, of which he reminded them daily, was a simple question that could apply to almost every situation in life...

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