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How very cool that PHC News is hosting a contest where I get to do my favorite thing: Hang out at your shop and help you grow your business! That’s if you are the winner. PHCNews will pick up all the … Continue reading
I am blogging on behalf of Visa Business and received compensation for my time from Visa for sharing my views in this post, but the views expressed here are solely mine, not Visa’s. Visit http://facebook.com/visasmallbiz to take a look at the reinvented … Continue reading
Perhaps my recent birthday has something to do with today’s business building message. We are too old to waste time. That may not “land” if you are in your twenties. However, it seems like I was 20 years old about … Continue reading
As a small business expert, I have learned a few things. Here are my latest, greatest insights… There is information and implementation. You probably have PLENTY of information already. You are short on time and energy. Ergo, you get behind … Continue reading
Recently, I chatted with Monaica Ledell of MommyBreadwinner.com about what it takes to be successful in business. We agreed that a winning business of your own can expand peace, prosperity and freedom. It can also help make the house payment and … Continue reading
Recently, Mike Rowe, the Dirty Jobs Dude, was a guest on Bill Maher’s HBO show Real Time. He was talking about his latest adventure, Profoundly Disconnected, a program to help connect those looking for great careers with real, albeit sometimes dirty, … Continue reading
Wow. It is the 10th annual A.G.E. Business Planning Retreat. Al Levi, Gail Gudell and I have met every year since 2004 to review our respective business plans. It’s our time to reflect and recommit to our highest intentions. This … Continue reading
What a year for gardening! Just when it threatens to get too hot, a thunderstorm shows up and showers the sun-soaked flowers and vegetables. My garden loves it! But elsewhere in town, the heavy rains have submerged tomatoes and petunias…a … Continue reading
“I just can’t find good employees. Nobody wants to work for a dollar anymore. Thank goodness for Joey. He’s my top producer. Customers love him and he delivers top sales every month. If I could clone him, I would! He … Continue reading
“I would willingly stand at street corners, hat in hand, begging passersby to drop their unused minutes into it.” ~Bernard Berenson Our most precious commodity is time. You can always make more money. You only have so much time. In order … Continue reading