The Build Business Profits Fundamental Most Business Owners Miss

Working with business owners domestically and internationally in many different industries offers confirmation on key success factors for optimizing business performance and areas where entrepreneurs and business executives have the most trouble. In this article I address what I have found to be the number one challenge for most businesses.

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Steve Pohlit Build Business Profits Coach and Consultant

The Shocking Build Business Profits Fundamental That Most Entrepreneurs and Business Executives Miss


There are a handful of key fundamentals that every business needs to consistent have in place in order to optimize business performance as measured by building business revenue, profits and liquidity. I regularly address one or more of these at my blog Build Business Profits which is the new domain that I moved from Steve Reports. Strategically I am positioning Build Business Profits to be the “go to” blog for business advice. I have always written material based on what I find working with my clients. Readers should benefit greatly from this material as it reflects the actual experiences of companies I am working with.  I am sharing that with my readers so you can have an insight as to how I am addressing the current branding for the business coaching and consulting business.

The one fundamental that most business owners and business executives have difficulty with is The Executive Summary that defines their business. I work with every client on this document and advise them the goal is not primarily to have a document that will be sent out to the public, although there are no restrictions on doing that. Rather the goal is to prepare the business leader for effectively defining their business in a networking situation.  A related business benefit is that the Executive Summary generally forms the foundation of the home page of the company’s website.  The key elements I coach businesses on are the development of the written document and then how to effectively network for relationships that will help their business.

The coaching on networking has evolved to include more guidance on building the relationships. This is important because as people begin to develop a clear definition of their business they need to know how to effectively communicate with people so to engage them and not turn them off.  Imagine you are at  a networking event or following up with someone you met at an event.  How would you feel if that person begins telling you all about their business or business opportunity without expressing any interest in you and what you do. How likely are you to become engaged yet alone stay interested?  The likelihood is 0!

So I focus my business coaching and consulting experience beyond the guidance of developing  a clear executive summary and help people develop relationship building skills.  Everyone finds that valuable!

Where Did I Learn What I Coach?

Clearly I learned and perfected a lot of these principles during the portion of my professional career with Arthur Andersen & Co. where networking was the primary way we marketed our services. However, as an entrepreneur, I seemed to lose some focus on  networking skills.  Now I am working with leaders who have as many as five coaches. I have two coaches and the primary focus includes the development of skills for building revenue and profits.  Right at the top of that skill set is relationship building.

Action Steps

Get A Business Coach! If you already have a business with more than 10 employees, Hire A Consultant who is able to work with you part of the time on-site.

Would you like to be in the next group of very successful companies and entrepreneurs?

Contact me now.

Steve Pohlit

Business Development Consulting
Executive Coach

Social Media Services
New Digital Media, Inc.

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About: Steve Pohlit CPA,MBA has been the CFO and COO of  major domestic and international companies.  Steve has extensive business ownership experience having purchased and started off line and on line businesses.

Steve offers his  build business profits expertise to companies and entrepreneurs with business coaching and business consulting.  His  focus is on building business  profits and net asset value at above average rates.  Steve incorporates health and wellness plus relationship guidance in his work as they are at the foundation of achieving all goals.

All articles published by Steve unless specifically restricted may be freely published with this resource information.

Impact Hookup: Social Media In Person: Tampa, Florida Dec. 3, 2009

Please Note: If you are not in Tampa Bay , please visit Impact Hookups and see the other cities hosting this event.

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and more are all great social media tools for expanding your network and building relationships.  Ultimately business is done with people. Even when the  transaction is an on line order form  there are people at the foundation of the transaction helping all of that happen.

Ken McArthur is at the top of the list of people who not only understand the importance of  relationships, but has built several successful businesses founded on people getting together, meeting and sharing what is working and not working in business.  What has evolved from Ken’s idea and first meeting six years ago in Philadelphia has been an expansive business, many very solid relationships and joint venture deals.

The event in Philadelphia   was named JV Alert. I was able to attend and you can only be in the first group once.   Today I am honored to say my friendship with and respect for Ken McArthur has grown.  JV Alert   literally started with  an email  asking who is interested in meeting for  lunch to talk about Internet Marketing.  That first email had a larger response rate than Ken anticipated and first JV Alert went from an idea of lunch to a three day event.

Now have an opportunity to be in the first group of people who are coming together to make a difference in how your business and the business of others moves forward.  It is your opportunity to connect and to cement synergy for your business and your business ideas.

Impact Hookup Tampa, Florida and around the country is much more than another networking event. You see there are concurrent meeting all over the country and Ken is developing a centralized data base with contact information, JV interests and much more. Yes you physically will be meeting in Tampa and you will be part of a new network of business owners, rainmakers and people who you help and be helped in return.  For more information on Impact Hookups please click here.


As the registrations are confirmed, I will ask each person to provide a  brief bio on their business and their interest.  Jean Levi who works with me in several ventures  will be helping me with your questions and any other details related to this event.

Regarding who I am, you are welcome to visit my resume at My goal with facilitating this event is to increase the awareness of my consulting, coaching and social media network services.  I can normally relate to business success and failure stories 🙂 You will also find that I am a very forward focused person recognizing the past is just that – over.  I look forward to meeting you and I look forward to facilitating your success in any way that I possibly can.


IMPACT Hookup First Event is December 3, 2009.


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Sending you energy of health, happiness, prosperity

Steve Pohlit

Business Consulting, Executive Coach
Turnaround/Crisis Management
Temporary CEO, CFO, Controller Services
International Business Resources

Social Media Services
New Digital Media, Inc.


About: Steve Pohlit is a CPA,MBA and has been the CFO of several major domestic and international companies.  Steve is a business owner and an expert business consultant focused on building profits and net asset value. He is very experienced with Internet marketing and social media marketing.  All articles published by Steve unless specifically restricted may be freely published with this resource information.