Publications

Learn more about the IA Business Advisors’ culture and philosophy through our published articles, blogs, and book series.

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The I in Team series explores three separate areas of life, starting with the self. In Find (available now), the reader is led on a journey to find their individual influence. In Be (coming soon), the reader learns traits of a positive and ethical leader. In Build (coming soon), the reader learns how to build high-performing teams. The I in Team series was created by IA Business Advisors’ founder, Brian Smith. His daughter, Mary Griffin, assists in the development of the series.
People and Culture Articles

Spreading Positive Influence in The Office

This month kicked off our Spreading Positive Influence Series where our clients discussed the ways in which we have positively influenced them and their business. We believe it is not only important to influence your clients but to influence your team! It’s important to be a positive influence to the people you interact with, manage, and conduct daily projects with. How You Can Positively Affect Your Team Whether we know it or not we are always making an impact in the workplace. The question stands: Is it a positive one?

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People and Culture Articles

Managing Cliques on Teams

Hi, team! It’s your friend, Mary, with the I in Team series where you can find, be, and build your positive influence. One example of leaders being tested on their ability to create and maintain a positive company culture is when we see cliques develop on teams. Grouping with those who are like us is only

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People and Culture Articles

Normalize Pronouns in the Workplace to Improve Culture

Hi, team! It’s your friend, Mary, with the I in Team series where you can find, be, and build your positive influence. One topic that is close to my heart is the topic of diversity, and it seems to keep coming up. It’s been at the forefront of discussions for the past two+ years, leaving the

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People and Culture Articles

10 Tips for Positive Influence

Hi, team! It’s your friend, Mary, with the I in Team series where you can find, be, and build your positive influence. We all face times in life where being a positive influence can feel difficult and we are often stuck in our negative ways of thinking, so much so that we find it impossible to

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Support Articles

BizVision: How We Help Business Owners Identify Problems

BizVision is IA Business Advisors’ comprehensive business management program. It’s the proprietary tool we use to help business owners identify their business problems. BizVision is more than just a tool; it is an ideology that allows us to identify needs and make recommendations towards resolution of any detected problem areas.

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People and Culture Articles

Discover your influence

Hi, team! It’s your friend, Mary, with the I in Team series where you can find, be, and build your positive influence. There is no better time than now to discover your influence. Your influence is your single greatest responsibility as a human being. How you decide to influence others has a ripple effect on those

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People and Culture Articles

S.M.A.R.T. Management

One of the top methodologies we use as leaders and team members at IA is S.M.A.R.T. management. Typically, people recognize this acronym as a simple way to remember how to create actionable goals, but we take it much further on our team and for our clients. For us, S.M.A.R.T. is a

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When you are ready to have a clear view (BizVision) of your company and tackle any of the business issues that are hurting your potential viability, contact your business doctor, IA Business Advisors.