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Those Seemingly Innocent Flaws

I started my workshop well. A workshop I have delivered more than a dozen times and in that same room twice before. I felt comfortable and actually was settling in to a lively discussion around time management, an area that I have full confidence in. After decades of training, managing and mentoring people to working […]

What Does Your Budget Say?

Creating and managing a budget might be one of my most favorite business activities as an owner. The boxes and lines, control and excitement, strategy and repeated actions allows my mind to “zen out”. It must be an entrepreneurs “meditation”. But it doesn’t end after building it. Taking this same system and implementing it via […]

The Truth about Santa Claus

He is real for every kid and adult. I don’t care what race, nationality or religion you are. Even when you say, ‘I don’t believe in Santa’, you do. Santa means something to us all. We have different memories of who the jolly guy may be and where he lives and what he does, but […]

Build a Brand, Not a Business

I will break it to you gently. Simply building a business is a thing of the past. Focusing on activities, vendors, locations, marketing, hiring, firing, promotions, and the myriad of tasks related to operating will get you so far from where you want to be you might as well end up on Mars. Don’t get me […]

Why I Hate Top 10 Lists

The dreaded top 10 list. They are everywhere I look. I think what I hate most about them is how victimized I feel after I click the link. The promises of instant gratification are alluring, yet so gutless. It would all be too easy if something could be fixed, identified or resolved in 10 quick […]