Why Celebrate Small Businesses As Innovators

HP garage

 

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

Tax deductions

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

Airpods

 

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?

money will follow

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

What Small Business Can Learn from the Champion Chicago Cubs

World Series Champion Chicago Cubs

Even as I type the title to this blog post, I can barely believe that the Cubs are World Series Champions after 108 years.

I grew in Connecticut as a Boston Red Sox Fans. I had every player’s photo hanging in my […]

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