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Lots of us have had pretty good winters, especially since we were going
against last year’s snow days and very cold temps that kept people at home.
But now we are faced with summer, a time we all know too well.
Many operators will go back to the drawing board and do the same old thing
and get about the same number of league bowlers…or less.
Other operators will institute all new programs, rally the troops and put
out tons of “sell, sell, and sell” of email…
Posted on April 8, 2016 at 3:02pm
“I’d love to be the fly on the wall in that office today,” we may find
ourselves sometimes saying, especially when we want to know what someone is
thinking, but that knowledge is something we are not privy too or it is
something that is too impolitic to ask, so we don’t and just fantasize
about that fly.
On the wall. With his ears wide open. Just listening.
We think if we know what someone is talking about that we know what they
Posted on March 23, 2016 at 4:14pm
Fall league season still has a few months to go. In some places, there are
just six weeks left. With that in mind, what are you planning to do now to
increase your business over the next 4 to 6 months?
Here are 6 actions you can take now to enjoy real revenue growth in the
1. You know about summer league planning, so I won’t bore you with the
details here, just a quick reminder to make sure that you try a few new
concepts that are more fun,…
Posted on March 9, 2016 at 8:52am
If you own a small(er) business, and most of us do, you have probably
managed your business like we all have. Except for managers and mechanics,
we hire “industrialized workers”.
That is we hire cogs in the system; people who want to be told what to do,
who are hired and trained to obey. These are jobs that get outsourced or
people who work cheap. This team needs a manager, a manager patient enough
to instruct, teach and measure.
The Downside: Sometimes…
Posted on February 26, 2016 at 11:33am