The 5 Essential Financial Skills for Small Business Owners

maxifyThis post is one in a series of tips designed to help small business owners better-navigate the challenges of today’s startup environment and is sponsored by Canon MAXIFY – the printer lineup crafted to help small business owners increase productivity so that they can focus on […]

By | October 2nd, 2014|Weblogs|Comments Off on The 5 Essential Financial Skills for Small Business Owners

Why Your Business Blog is Boring

You put  a lot of effort into content for your company web site and now one comes. No one ever comments. Why? Because it’s boring.

1. You write like a robot. Find your voice and make it fun whatever that is. Take a risk and point […]

By | April 16th, 2013|Weblogs|Comments Off on Why Your Business Blog is Boring

How Small Business Owners Can Reduce their Cost of College Education

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I wrote an article a few weeks back on how small business owners can reduce their cost of college.  It is similar to tax strategies you might employ.  Here is an interview I recently did on First Business that also provides more information on the topic.

By | October 5th, 2010|Business, Weblogs|Comments Off on How Small Business Owners Can Reduce their Cost of College Education

The Best Reward

Ok, right off, this is a soapy and emotional post. You have been warned.

There are alot of challenges and hard work as a speaker. But they are outweighed by the great rewards when you truly connect with the audience. This can happen during the presentation or when people come to talk to you after and […]

By | April 10th, 2008|Things I don't Know Where to Put, Weblogs|2 Comments

Got Favicon?

I didn’t know what it was or that I needed one until I didn’t have one. Isn’t that the way our consumer culture work?

I kept on seeing these nifty little icons next to other web site urls in the Internet Explorer browser bar….a company logo, fancy letters, designs etc. Even though they are only 1/4 […]

By | March 6th, 2008|Bounce, Web/Tech, Weblogs|1 Comment

My Interview with Jim Blasingame and The Small Business Advocate

I met Jim when my first book, You Need To Be A Little Crazy came out in 2003. He is a huge supporter of small businesses. Here, Jim talks about the new book, Bounce! during today’s interview. He is most interested in the link between the cycle of success and failure. Give it a listen.