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.

Now Everybody is an Entrepreneur

National Entrepreneurship Weeek

 This post is sponsored by Microsoft in honor of National Entrepreneurship Week which is February 20 to 24, 2017 .

On this episode, I cohost with Melanie Gass from Microsoft and our guest is Steve Strauss, from USAToday.

This is the time of year […]

By | February 15th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Why Celebrate Small Businesses As Innovators

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Innovation has always been at the heart of American entrepreneurship and small business. It drives the creation of new companies every single day. One of the best examples is when the company, Hewlett Packard was founded in 1939 in a garage in Palo Alto by two […]

By | February 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bust a Myth: Start a Business Only For the Tax Deductions

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Entrepreneurs think they have a “brilliant” idea that they can write off expenses for their hobbies and use them as tax deductions. In fact, many entrepreneurs decide they have multiple businesses running out of their house which were formerly their hobbies. This isn’t really legal.

The tax code […]

By | February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AirPods: Love at First Sight

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I hated using earbuds since my cord was always getting tangled. I tried a Bluetooth headset for a while, but I wanted to use the same device to listen to music and make phone calls wirelessly. When Apple announced the AirPods last fall, I couldn’t wait to […]

By | February 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Busting a Myth: Winners Never Quit And Quitters Never Win

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Famed football coach Vince Lombardi made this quote famous about when to quit. However, when it comes to small business, this simply is not true. It does not actually help achieve long term success.  A better quote that teaches us a similar lesson comes from cowboy […]

By | January 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Busting a Business Myth: Do What You Love and the Money Will Follow?

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There are so many times in my career that I only wished this was true. It would make for many more people to simply have very happy careers and worry about the money side of it.

If this was true,  I probably would have been a rock […]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments