Tim Francis

Difference Between $1M Company and $20M Company

Week-in and week-out I work behind the scenes of companies ranging in size from $600K to $25M. One of the biggest differences I see again and...

$500M Company - #1 Lesson from 30+ Years in Business

In this priceless interview, Jack Stack shares profound business wisdom from his journey taking SRC from $9M in debt to a staggering valuation of...

Finding My Advisory Board (Day 210)

Million Dollar Mission: see behind the scenes as we build our startup company from Zero to $1M in sales. Every Monday I forecast the upcoming...

Startup Documentary - Day 205 - He Built a $500M Company

What do you ask a Founder who built his company to $500M in sales? In this episode I interview Jack Stack, Founder, President, and CEO of SRC...

Startup Documentary - Day 204 - Amazing Race around Springfield

What a day full of surprises! Sat in on SRC meetings, and was honoured when CEO Jack Stack asked me to speak for 10 minutes on Scrum. Wow, what a...

Startup Documentary - Day 203 - Disneyland for Entrepreneurs

Because I missed my flight, I had to wake up at 3:45am to catch a new flight. During my layover in Denver, I met Emily in-person for the...

Startup Documentary - Day 202 - Flying to Springfield, Missouri

Heading to Springfield to see behind the scenes of a $500M company named SRC, Springfield Remanufacturing Corporation. This is the company where...

Startup Documentary - Day 200 - Friday Recap

Million Dollar Mission: see behind the scenes as we build our startup company from Zero to $1M in sales. Every Monday I forecast the upcoming...

Startup Documentary - Day 196 - Monday Forecast

Million Dollar Mission: see behind the scenes as we build our startup company from Zero to $1M in sales. Every Monday I forecast the upcoming...

Startup Documentary - Day 193 - Friday Recap

Million Dollar Mission: see behind the scenes as we build our startup company from Zero to $1M in sales. Every Monday I forecast the upcoming...

Startup Documentary - Day 189 - Monday Forecast

Million Dollar Mission - see behind the scenes as we build our startup company from Zero to $1M in sales. Every Monday I forecast the upcoming...

80/20 Question of the Week #7 - Net Promoter Score

Net Promoter Score - or NPS - has made a major impact in my business. It's a simple, 2-part question you can ask customers / clients / testers /...

Startup Documentary - Day 186 - Friday Recap

Million Dollar Mission - see behind the scenes as we build our company from Zero to $1M in sales. Every Monday I forecast the upcoming week, then...

80/20 Question of the Week #6 - The One Number

All else remaining the same, what ONE NUMBER would have to change (and by now much) for you to say this year was a roaring success? (and you can't...

Startup Documentary - Day 181 - Goal Setting for this Week

Dear Entrepreneur: it's the start of another glorious week ripe with opportunity to create greatness! This week in http://www.GreatAssistant.com...

Startup Documentary - Day 179 - West Edmonton Mall

Dear Entrepreneur.... today I'm totally burnt out from 3 weeks of late nights and early mornings... entirely in my house, day-in and day-out....

Startup Documentary - Day 175 - Ship Builder of Your Business

Dear Entrepreneur: graduating from ship Captain to ship Builder is a radical new way for business owners to think. We're so used to sailing the...

BUSINESS SUPERTOOL - Vlog 007 - Internet Entrepreneur

Dear Entrepreneur: there's a small handful of tools which can make or break your business. Today I'm sharing a free, simple, easy-to-understand...

HALEY'S TONGUE - Vlog 006 - Internet Entrepreneur

Dear Entrepreneur, One of the people I respect most on this planet is my Grandpa Jack. Hard work, humility, a distaste for waste. No wonder...

Grabbing My Unit - VLOG 005 - Internet Entrepreneur (aka Pay to Play)

Today, an adorable picture from 1986, where I am affectionately grabbing my junk. A mini-tour of a few cool things in my house, plus a few other...

80/20 Question of the Week #5 - Decision Burden

This week's 80/20 Question of the Week is: "What would you have to change about your project or team to dramatically reduce the volume or...

Decision Burden - VLOG 004 - Internet Entrepreneur

Scale up your company much more quickly when you understand Decision Burden, how it works, and the simple two questions which give you a roadmap to...

What Should I Call This Damned Thing? - VLOG 03 - Internet Entrepreneur

Behind the scenes of a Great Assistant webinar, and watch Tim... meditate? http://www.ProfitFactory.com Question of the day: what's better for...

How to Find a Mentor - VLOG 002 - Internet Entrepreneur

Behind the Scenes of Profit Factory and Entrepreneur Tim Francis. Tim contemplates the future of this VLOG (it's so much damned work!). Tim...

80/20 Question of the Week #4 - Magic Matrix

As Entrepreneurs, our #1 role is to climb the 80/20 Curve. As in, somehow get the bottom 80% of our work eliminated, automated, or delegated. The...

80/20 Question of the Week #3 - What Do I Want?

This week's "80/20 Question of the Week" is simply, "What do you want?" President and Founder Tim Francis shares the surprising layers of 80/20...

80/20 Question of the Week #2 - Single Habit to Start / Stop / Change

The 80/20 Rule is a game-changing strategy for Entrepreneurs. Asking 80/20 Questions is one of the fastest, most powerful ways to accelerate...

I Am The Biggest Fool Around (Sept 2011)

http://www.ProfitFactory.com - Tim Francis shares a heartfelt letter written shortly after a number of back-to-back hardships.