3 Things Successful Business Owners Get Right. Discover how to get out of the weeds so your business can grow!
Ever had songs you haven’t heard in ages suddenly plant themselves in your head from … who knows where? Today, it’s the Grateful Dead’s “Truckin’” (odd—I was never a fan): Lately it occurs to me … what a long, strange trip it’s been. Why now? Maybe because it’s time for the big reveal. (See below!) … Read More
“It’s 46 degrees!” Joe squeals, on hearing the weather report. (To the extent that a grown man and former champion power lifter would actually squeal). “Let’s go to the beach!” “Why?” I ask, maybe a little condescendingly. “The Polar Bears are there!” he replies. Sigh. The beach? Okay, so it’s a little warm for early … Read More
Terror gripped me. The Summons and Complaint for a malpractice had my name in the caption. I’m stunned. The client was a whack job, yet just 2 years into my law practice, my license was on the line. What could I do? I’m no dope. As a lawyer, I could have figured out most of … Read More
“There’s no ‘I’ in ‘team’.” “It takes a village.” Or my favorite, “You don’t sharpen a knife against a sponge.” All of which is meant to say, if you want a successful business, don’t go it alone. I learned this the hard way. For years I thought having a more senior business partner would be … Read More
As seen in … Kimberly Martinez faced a difficult decision. For lifestyle reasons, she had already chosen to live in Florida, away from the Cleveland, Ohio headquarters of her company, Bonitas International. Now she had step back as not one, but two, parents concurrently fought their battles with cancer. How will the company function … Read More
Some days, you need to work on your business, not just in it. And sometimes, you need to come first. After all, your business can only grow to the extent you grow yourself. So I spent the day with motivational speaker Les Brown at a meeting of the National Speakers Association, NYC Chapter. Les has … Read More