Many, many times, in speaking with business owners, I hear the stories of how they inadvertently created a system – big or small – and even though the system isn’t a good one, they have trouble “fixing” it.   It’s even …

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If you follow the financial markets – even for a company 401(k) – you’ve probably noted that there are some challenges going on right now.   Not only are the markets up and down on a near-daily basis, investors are freaking …

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People of a certain age will remember Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street and one of his most famous lines…“The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, …

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Despite what the movies would have you think, there’s a very real zombie problem in the United States that only a few people understand BUT one that can have a hugely negative impact on homeowners. Zombie Mortgages. I know how …

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one, “I like my job, but…”  It’s a hard truth that a lot of us like parts of the jobs we’re paid for, but accept that our jobs have plenty of things we don’t …

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Good Morning, I hope this finds you doing well, and today, I want to (hopefully) give you a new way to look at the marketing you do in your business.   It’s easy to look at the commodity you sell, but …

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Good Morning,  Truthfully, the economy is better today than it was this time last year, and now that unemployment numbers are dropping, stimulus money is available, and more and more companies are getting back to work, there are a lot …

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Good Morning,   One of the most common themes in small business owners is “busy.”  I speak to men and women who own companies all the time and inevitably, they are all “busy, busy, busy!” …But is that really true?   Here’s …

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Good Morning, One of the biggest challenges we’ve seen in the last year of COVID-based lockdowns has been with kids and virtual classrooms. Dual income parents who were furloughed or working from home suddenly had to take on roles they …

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Good Morning,  Being a business owner is a truly complicated proposition. Not only are dreaming up a new idea, but you’re also building it, refining it, and testing it – all at once, usually while you’re taking care of customers. …

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