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Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a big proponent of understanding your numbers, and the need for bottom line profit.  However, we can sometimes get side-tracked by focusing too much on the numbers and not enough on people. 

I have seen time and time again with struggling shops that have their numbers dialed in properly but can't achieve their goals, and the reason all too often is their culture.

Focus on people. Find out what's important to them. Your employees have dreams and goals. Find out what they are. Align their goals with company goals. 

When an employee sees that by achieving company goals, they can achieve their own goals, then you have the right culture and a powerful team. 

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