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Selling My Business

Selling My Business

I started a business a little over five years ago, becoming a local representative of what was then a leading small business marketing organization. The original owner, a life-long entrepreneur,…

Maximizing Your Resources

Maximizing Your Resources

In yesterday’s Congressional hearings into the recent IRS scandal of targeting certain political groups for unfair treatment, witness Becky Gerritson made a bold statement in favor of the concept of…

How To Avoid A Business Disaster

How To Avoid A Business Disaster

Natural disasters were all over the news this past holiday weekend, as our President visited both the sites of Hurricane Sandy’s devastation last fall and the Moore, Oklahoma tornado last…

How To Be David And Beat Goliath

How To Be David And Beat Goliath

Has your “David” small business ever been under attack from a “Goliath” competitor? If not, surely you’ve heard all the stories and complaints about how “big box” chains like Wal-Mart…

Four Very Scary Words

Four Very Scary Words

Last week, we discussed the troubled company GKIC and how its freefall and recent ouster of its CEO relates to Jim Collins’ “Five Stages Of Decline.” More than 20 new…

When Raving Fans Turn Sour

When Raving Fans Turn Sour

1969 was an amazing year for an impressionable young New York kid (that was me!) who was just starting to become a sports fan, as my hometown Mets, Jets and…

It’s Over.

It’s Over.

The re-election of President Obama and a pro-big-government Senate assures continued frustration and difficulty for small business owners and anyone who refuses to settle for “being a part of a…

Stormy Weather For Your Business?

Stormy Weather For Your Business?

Hurricane Sandy wreaked record havoc on the east coast, but we felt only minor effects here in Chicagoland. Most Chicago-area businesses weren’t affected at all by this epic disaster. But…

What The Ryder Cup Means To Your Business

What The Ryder Cup Means To Your Business

Last weekend it seemed that the entire world was focused on the Chicagoland area. That is, if your entire world consists of caring what a bunch of millionaires do over…

Succeeding With Systems

Succeeding With Systems

I sponsored a seminar on Saturday where Howard Berg, The World’s Fastest Reader, doubled the reading speed – or more – of everyone in attendance. The seminar was held at…