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Sometimes, a break from routine is a good thing. Had Ari Weinzweig not allowed his business partner, Paul Saginaw, to drag him away from his normal business routine, the Zingerman’s Deli of Ann Arbor might not have reached its $20 million target ahead of schedule.  Saginaw impressed upon Weinzweig the need to step out of […]

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Happy Hallowe’en! Scarier than horror flicks and costumes in the NYC Village parade is the lack of “grasp” that many entrepreneurs have about the businesses they claim they want to start. They’re looking for the BIG PAYOLA (“I want to start a lotto-type business . . . kinda like my state’s lotto but different”). Or […]

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