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I'm Ellen Rohr, president of Bare Bones Biz. I teach the business basics. The things that make all the difference to your business success. I've helped thousands of biz builders start, fix and grow their companies. Follow me on Facebook, Twitter or Google+
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Does it make you cringe to think about imposing the formal structure of an Organization Chart on your small shop? Fear not! The Organization Chart can be a wonderful tool. Recalling my many, many jobs, I can count on three … Continue reading
Last night I watched “The 80′s: The Decade That Made Us,” The show opened with a recap of the 1980 Olympic Gold Medal Hockey team story. I remember watching the win over the Russian team, with my college roommate, in … Continue reading
Ah, the dream of running your own business! Until it turns into a nightmare. Does this sound familiar? Mr. Know It All decides to go into business for himself. He is good at what he does, so he gets really … Continue reading
Being an entrepreneur has many benefits. You can achieve financial and lifestyle freedom. You can be of service to others, while steering your own course. Perhaps best of all, you can have a powerful, positive impact on your kids. Entrepreneurs … Continue reading
Since the storm threatened, I’ve been texting my relatives who live on the Jersey Shore. My sister, my niece, my nephew and a few other assorted family members are hunkered down. They are braced for when Sandy and the Nor’ … Continue reading
It has been a hot week, topped off by a scorching Sunday afternoon. I emerged from the air-conditioned office to find Hot Rod working in his shop. He didn’t notice the heat or the humidity, and barely noticed me. He … Continue reading
As a kid, I operated with a simple career plan: If I wanted to learn how to do something, I got a job doing that. That’s how I became a skier…starting as a ski rental technician, becoming a ski patroller, … Continue reading