About Barry

Barry Moltz gets business owners unstuck by unlocking their long forgotten potential. With decades of entrepreneurial experience in his own business ventures, he has discovered the formula to get stuck business owners and increasing their sales. Barry has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 20 years. After successfully selling his last operating business, Barry founded an angel investor group, an angel fund, and is a former advisory member of the board of the Angel Capital Education Foundation. His first book, “You Need to Be A Little Crazy: The Truth about Starting and Growing Your Business” describes the ups and downs and emotional trials of running a business. His second book, “Bounce! Failure, Resiliency and the Confidence to Achieve Your Next Great Success”, shows what it takes to come back and develop true business confidence. His third book, “BAM! Delivering Customer Service in a Self-Service World” shows how customer service is the new marketing. His fourth book, “Small Town Rules: How Small Business and Big Brands can Profit in a Connected Economy” shows how when every customer can talk to every other customer, it’s like living in a small town: Your reputation is everything! His fifth book, “How to Get Unstuck: 25 Ways to Get Your Business Growing Again” helps every small business owners move their company to the next level. Barry is a nationally recognized speaker on small business who has given hundreds of presentations to audiences ranging in size from 20 to 20,000. As a member of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, he has appeared on many TV and radio programs such as CNBC’s The Big Idea, and MSNBC’s Your Business. He hosts his own radio show on AM560, and writes for American Express and Forbes.

Should You Grow Revenue or Cut Expenses to Boost Profit?

Grow revenue and cut expenses

The dilemma on whether to grow revenue or cut expenses to increase profitability has perplexed small business owners for generations. In frustration, many decide that they want to do both at the same time! Typically, this is not realistic.

The correct answer on whether […]

By | March 20th, 2017|Business, Finance|0 Comments

Don’t Let the Worst Part of Your Life Define You

worst dayI interviewed Jay Coughlan on my radio show last month about the worst part of his life. He joked about his hard upbringing: “In our neighborhood,” he says, “A few kids were going to Penn State, but even more were going to the state pen.” […]

By | March 15th, 2017|Personality on the Side|1 Comment

Busting a Myth: You Will Have Lots of Free Time When You Have Your Own Company



Many small business owners think that when they have their own business, they will have alot of free time since they no longer have a boss. They figure now that there is no one keeping track of their time, they are “home free”!

The reality is that they actually […]

By | March 14th, 2017|Personality on the Side|0 Comments

New Place to Recharge at Chicago’s ORD Airport

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This post is sponsored by National Car Rental.

Airports can be busy and uncomfortable places to wait. I know because I travel every week and spend a lot of time just waiting. No one wants to spend a lot of time at […]

By | February 26th, 2017|Travel|0 Comments

Commerce is Now a Democracy for All Small Businesses


This post is sponsored by Microsoft in honor of National Entrepreneurship Week February 20 to 24, 2017. On this episode, I co-host with Melanie Gass from Microsoft and our guest is Karen Martell who discusses how commerce is a democracy for all small business.

Years […]

By | February 25th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Project Tracking Now Enters Your Inbox

project tracking

This post is sponsored by Microsoft in honor of National Entrepreneurship Week February 20 to 24, 2017. On this episode, I co-host with Melanie Gass from Microsoft and our guest is Carol-Lynn Grow from Law Tool Box who talks about project tracking inside your […]

By | February 24th, 2017|Business|0 Comments