Personal Development Goals

Would You Follow You?

The recent write up my business partner, Dan Cooper lobbed out there entitled “All Entrepreneurs Are Liars,” hurt, didn’t it? I talked to a handful of entrepreneurs who bristled when they first read that headline, but after reading it enjoyed the insight, challenge, and perspective it offered. That article reignited a question I’ve been pondering. Would you …

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Curly’s One Thing: 7 Questions to Figure It Out

It’s the final three months of the year. Are you ramping up, winding down, buckling in, jumping off, grinding, sprinting, resting? There are many things you can concentrate on but let’s use Curly from “City Slickers” to help you think through your most important opportunity, challenge, or goal. Now, you’re not trying to figure out …

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One “Right” Decision Today- A Decade Later: A Leadership Story

“He said it was MY fault. You’ve got to love engineers because they are so direct.” This comment came from a CEO friend of mine (let’s call him John) talking about a historical decision they made that is hindering their business today. A decade ago, this large manufacturing and building company was hit by the …

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Jon Schram

Growth Catalyst - Kansas City

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Jon is a husband to his wife Jill, a dad to Gracie, Cooper and Lucy and an unintentional serial entrepreneur.  Jon founded and led one of KC’s leading IT Support companies (The Purple Guys), regularly recognized on the Inc. 5000 list, the Corporate Report’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies, a Best Place to Work and being one of the KC Chamber Top 10 Small Businesses of the Year. Before that, he founded and grew an IT Staffing firm, growing from $0 to $10M in revenue in just 4 years, being recognized as Kansas City’s Fastest Growing Company. He’s passionate about leadership and businesses that impact their community. From experience he also understands the issues of an owner/CEO. Jon is an entrepreneur who likes to empower others to grow their business, become more efficient in all they do and enrich their story line. He has been a member of the Acumen community since its inception. 

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