Have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving for those in the USA. Our American Holiday is a reminder to be thankful, especiallywhen people start something new and it is successful. Here are some inspirational quotes to help you get in the holiday mood:
“An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.” ~Irv [Read More]
It is here! The holiday season seems to have shown up even before I put my Halloween decorations away. Now, as savvy business owner, we need to be proactive in making sure our business work is covered. Talking to a retail business owner is one way to get ideas for our local migration of shoppers. [Read More]
“That which does not destroy us makes us stronger.” - Nietzsche
Most businesses want to grow and often they use a fuzzy approach. If you’ve ever used a telescope, you learn very quickly that even a slight move of the scope will put you light years away from where you want to view. Compound that by focusing [Read More]
I’m a perfectionist that doesn’t have time to be perfect. That drives me bonkers but I’ve realized it is a battle I will never win. It is true that if I’m allowed or allow myself to have unlimited time to complete a project, lets say a web service, I will never complete it. Oh, I [Read More]
Raise your hand if you hate that box of receipts you’ve been meaning to put into your financial program for the last 6 months or more. Just kidding, don’t raise your hand we all know I can’t see you anyway.Neat
If you haven’t seen the commercials or seen it in action you are missing out. I can put an expense report with 20 receipts together in less than ten minutes. It can also export into many of your favorite programs like Excel and QuickBooks.
Gary owns a parking lot sweeping service. After hours he comes in and cleans parking lots of garbage and rocks. Overall Gary’s business is pretty successful. He has steady customers and enough jobs to keep him busy all year but he has hit a plateau. For every customer he gains he loses one to his [Read More]
I admit it! I’ve been taking power naps since I was in college. A power nap in my world is fifteen minutes or less; I do set an alarm although I usually awake before the time I set. The power of napping has been known by many leaders including Thomas Edison, John F. Kennedy, Stonewall Jackson, [Read More]
This past week I was asked to look into an issue with a web service that I work on from time to time. I just help out the development team from time to time so I have no real say it how they develop the web service but it is easy work and pays the [Read More]
You are the one thing that your competition doesn’t have and how you use that to grow your business will be remembered often long beyond the sale.
We all have horror stories of that terrible customer service person or “I can’t believe the salesperson said THAT!”. What each and every business has is a collection of [Read More]
Remember; there is a limit to the amount of revenue you can produce all by yourself. If you charge an hourly rate and you work for clients you can multiply the hours you will work times your hourly rate and this is the maximum income you can produce in a year. How much time you [Read More]