Tag Archives: finance

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 […]

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 […]

Choose Your Hat, Play Your Game

Guest Author: Judith Lerner In last month’s newsletter we laid out definitions to get you thinking about and understanding the value of the Entrepreneurial, Managerial and Technician aspects within you. Recognizing those aspects or mindsets, in yourself, and developing your ability to distinguish one from the other, takes a willingness to bring a sharp clear […]

The Story Behind The Numbers

Dating back to the beginning of time, stories are as old as life itself. In terms of spreading messages, passing down content and data and sharing life’s past with the next generation, storytelling is the first form of communication system we can find. Cave drawings, the earliest stories, are not even in words, but in […]

What are you really paying?

When is the last time you worked on your business and not just in it? Worked on your expenses, not just begrudgingly paid them? We know, this is almost the oldest of oldest clichés; work on it, not in it. But, it has foundation, roots, grounding. It has a salt of the earth kinda’ feel. The […]