31 episodes

Protect, Improve & Grow Through Smart Business Decisions! Author, speaker and attorney Matthew N. Davis delivers bold business strategy rooted in forward-thinking risk management. This podcast is about changing how leaders think so they can run their business with confidence, effectiveness, and profitability. It shows struggling entrepreneurs how to weed out the stupid mistakes they’re making, so they can move forward. For those already running a business, Davis’ next-level risk management strategies make work easier, more profitable, and more secure.

The Art of Preventing Stupid Matthew Neill Davis

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 9 Ratings

Protect, Improve & Grow Through Smart Business Decisions! Author, speaker and attorney Matthew N. Davis delivers bold business strategy rooted in forward-thinking risk management. This podcast is about changing how leaders think so they can run their business with confidence, effectiveness, and profitability. It shows struggling entrepreneurs how to weed out the stupid mistakes they’re making, so they can move forward. For those already running a business, Davis’ next-level risk management strategies make work easier, more profitable, and more secure.

    The “AOPS” Book Wrap Up – AOPS #31

    The “AOPS” Book Wrap Up – AOPS #31

    Matt wraps up his book “The Art of Preventing Stupid” in this episode. He also goes on to define proactive protection and how it can be used to navigate hurdles. Listen how leaders use the skills learned this week to build strong businesses who anticipate their vulnerabilities.

    • 8 min
    Ineptitude in Marketing and Sales – AOPS #30

    Ineptitude in Marketing and Sales – AOPS #30

    Johnson’s Hardware gets their final grade this week on Marketing and Sales. Matt takes us through how they drifted into ineptitude while on autopilot, and how your business can avoid doing the same. If you’re not updating your sales strategies, you’ll lose those leads to the businesses that are.

    • 9 min
    Ineptitude in Production and Metrics – AOPS #29

    Ineptitude in Production and Metrics – AOPS #29

    Matt looks over ineptitude with the production and metrics at Johnson’s Hardware. What do they KNOW is an issue in these key areas but aren’t working on? Let’s look at why ineptitude can be so hard to watch a business go through but should be the easiest one’s to fix.

    • 9 min
    The Pain of Ineptitude – AOPS #28

    The Pain of Ineptitude – AOPS #28

    Welcome to part 2 of the story of Johnson’s Hardware. Today we hear specifically about their grades in management and personnel. Everyone knows a business like this one, it could even be yours. Let’s see what changes need to be made to make this hardware store as successful as it can be!

    • 9 min
    Spotting Ineptitude in Your Business- AOPS #27

    Spotting Ineptitude in Your Business- AOPS #27

    This week is all about how NOT to be a slacker. Matt introduces you to our third fictional company in the series, Johnson’s Hardware. What do you think their ineptitudes might be? Listen in to hear how Johnson’s Hardware grades on the Business Immune System Report.

    • 9 min
    Ineptitude: The Things You KNOW – AOPS #26

    Ineptitude: The Things You KNOW – AOPS #26

    You know what you should be doing but you’re NOT doing it, it’s ineptitude! This week Matt helps you to find how ineptitude could be causing danger to your business. It’s not just about protecting your business, it’s about making it better!

    • 8 min

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I really enjoyed listening to Introduction p-cast and how the idea for AOPS was developed.

I also like the term prevention = protection.

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Stupid Review

Listen to this....Buy the book...and a highlighter....apply what Matt says....you’ll survive in business longer. Yes...it’s that simple.
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