Once upon a time, I was explaining a business opportunity to a sales rep from a large marketing firm who was trying to sell me an advertising plan to help market it. I tried explaining the opportunity from several different angles,…READ
Back in the 1950's, my grandpa had the opportunity to buy some desert property for about $4 per acre. He was a little offended by the offer, as anyone could see the land was worthless. Water was said to be 1,000 feet down and there was…READ
It's a little embarassing, but I'm going to tell this story on myself anyway.
A long, long time ago, my family and I started a small business that was basically offering a B2B service in a cottage industry niche where we already had a…READ
We've all heard the grim statistics about how many new small businesses fail within the first year, five years, or ten years. And yet, starting a business remains the dream of millions of Americans. How can we improve our chances of…READ
The New Year is a popular time to set new resolutions and goals. I support that, but there's a problem. There's always something between us and our goals—a chasm that must be bridged. By failing to plan for that chasm, we lose motivation…READ