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About pro356rick

I am the founder of Pro356 Consulting which focuses on promoting organizational wellness, productivity, and profitability. I hope to share insights I have learned from so many others in living my life. If they prove useful to anyone, then my time here is well spent. While I have a Harvard MBA, I think I learned quite a bit as a 11 year old paper boy. And I know I will learn from anyone who comments back. Wishing you a masterpiece day, Rick

Take Your Own Advice


Coaching is best when the student discovers they had the answer all along. Call it coaching as sculpture. Continue reading

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Blow Up To Go Up!


Are you a linebacker or a balloonist? This question came to me listening to an audiobook while watching conference championship football…… Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Bone to Chew On


One of the toughest concepts to deal with in business exit planning is transferring ownership to family members. Continue reading

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Driving Miss Entrepreneur


The key to giving up the wheel is realizing that you not only arrive sooner at your financial destination but you can also see a lot more from the back seat. Continue reading

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What I learned from HGTV


I have come to realize that a new addition to my business is a fusion of my wife’s favorite HGTV shows. Continue reading

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What I learned from Arnold Palmer


Arnold Palmer was part of my Dad’s big three. When I was a kid…. Continue reading

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The Big Rock in the Focus Jar


Given their “head on a swivel” world, what is the one metric they should always stay in touch with? Is it cash flow, market share, sales, or debt service coverage? My answer is simple,…… Continue reading

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