Category Archives: Musings

You don’t sharpen a knife against a sponge

You don’t sharpen a knife against a sponge. I love that expression. It goes beyond the platitudes like there is…

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What’s monkeying with your business growth?

“Every time I call, it’s a [expletive] debate,” Devon fumed. “And I gotta call every month to get paid. I…

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Finding Independence in Union

When the American Colonies declared their independence from the British crown on July 4, 1776, they also came together as…

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The Declaration of Independence

The significance of the July Fourth holiday tends to get lost amid travel plans, a short work week and the…

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The Art and Science of a Smart Business Proposal

If it were so easy to develop an ideal business proposal, every one could do it. Every time. It takes…

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The ‘Light’ Business Plan

Your plan needs to outline two things: how you’ll grow and how you’ll manage financial risks. I was all set…

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Watch Your Language! – 4 of the Most Misconstrued Legal Terms

As the age of “Greed is good” has morphed into an “era of relationships,” so has the language we use.…

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Basic Biz Secrets for Women Entrepreneurs

Not that women entrepreneurs are so different from men entrepreneurs, but there’s often a different sensibility toward how you handle…

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Becoming a More Decisive Business Leader

Listen to the Episode Below: As a business owner, you assume that – hey, I’m young, I’m healthy, I can…

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Need a Business Breakthrough? Take the C.A.R.

Listen to the Episode Below: It’s lonely at the top, isn’t it? A constant barrage of negativity—naysayers harping at your…

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