How The Pumpkin Plan Method Creates Profitable Growth

profitable growth

    The Pumpkin Plan (by Mike Michalowicz) isn’t just about growth. It’s about profitable growth. After all, if your business is growing but so are your expenses, and you are not actually making money, what exactly is the point? … Read more

Let Your Bad Clients Go, Make More Money

pumpkins

One of the most controversial, and most powerful, elements of The Pumpkin Plan is to let your bad clients go. This is the step that gets the most resistance from business owners. It’s also the step that we get the … Read more

The Laws that will Grow Your Business

rules of business

Defining and declaring your Immutable Laws can make your business, and not knowing them can break your business. According to Mike Michalowicz, author of The Pumpkin Plan, “Immutable Laws (are) the unbreakable rules you follow that serve as the spine … Read more

Identify Your Top Clients and Unique Offering for Explosive Growth

Top Client

In my last post I talked about the importance of Finding Your Sweet Spot for Business Growth. Today I’m going to take a deeper dive into two elements of your Sweet Spot: Your Top Clients and Your Unique Offering, and … Read more

Find Your Sweet Spot for Business Growth

Your business sweet spot

“The main difference between you and an aspiring giant pumpkin farmer is that you already have your best seed, you just have to find it.” Mike Michalowicz, The Pumpkin Plan If you want to grow a giant pumpkin, you need … Read more

You Don’t Want to be THAT Guy: The Power of Creating Your Vision

“You don’t want to be that guy, Mike.” This is the opening sentence in the book, “The Pumpkin Plan: A Simple Strategy to Grow a Remarkable Business in Any Field” by Mike Michalowicz. “What guy?” Mike asked. “That old guy … Read more

Are You Ready for Extraordinary Business Growth?

Dear Entrepreneur,   Let’s pretend you’re in the market for a good pumpkin. At the local pumpkin patch you spot it – the biggest pumpkin you’ve ever seen. As you walk over to it, you don’t even see the other … Read more

The Power of the Master Mind

I recently returned from one of the most powerful and impactful retreats I have ever attended. (Breakthroughs on the Bayou Retreat 2018.) If you are wondering what made this retreat so special, I can tell you that it wasn’t the … Read more

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Overcoming Business Obstacles

I recently had an experience that reminded me of the following: If you want to grow your business without losing your mind, you must have a clear and motivating vision of your ultimate business and life. There is more than … Read more

Boost Your Profits with Niche Strategy

Profitable Target Market

There are so many good reasons why small businesses should focus their offering on a clearly defined niche. One of the most compelling is that niche strategy not only helps you attract more clients like a magnet, but it does … Read more

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