LaVonne Shields is the CEO of Management Consultants of America. As a Business ACCOUNTability Coach and Accounting Strategist, LaVonne specializes in training and consulting business owners to help them gain peace of mind and relieve stress associated with running a company, all while improving the bottom line. LaVonne uses her expertise to help engage business owners in all facets of their company, including financial management.
She serves as a Business Consultant and Trainer for the Inland Empire Women’s Business Center and the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center.
On this episode:
LaVonne talks about her heroes, her advice to her younger self, and her favorite pump up songs
LaVonne discusses how the failures of many entrepreneurs come from the lack of having a goal.
Learn whether or not LaVonne thinks business owners and entrepreneurs should manage their own books.
Learn the difference between selling and closing.
Learn what LaVonne says is the key to success
Learn the importance of mentorship and coaching to those in business
Who is defining success for you? It has to be your definition for your goals.
Know your why.
It is important for anyone in any capacity to know their blind spots.
"It's not selling. It's really just having a conversation."- LaVonne Shields