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Why is Trust Important in Marketing a Small Business

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With the growing popularity of Content Marketing and Inbound Marketing, clearly the role of Trust to break through the noise of the marketplace is growing.  In marketing a small business trust rather than tricks or gimmicks to grab our attention … Continue reading

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How To Prepare For Your Business Exit, Think Like a Pope

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Recently the NY Times ran a discussion on thinking like the Pope, when to quit acting, when to quit dieting, when to quit living alone, when to quit working, you get the drift.  And it got me to thinking about … Continue reading

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Does Your Business Need Brand Management

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Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent, the traditional period of reflection and penitence that transitions us from Winter to Spring. Catholics mark Ash Wednesday by getting a mark on their forehead, a thumbprint of ashes to remind all that … Continue reading

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Selling Your Business- Think Like A Buyer

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Would you pay $6.2 million for this business? That’s a question that business owners who want to sell their business should be asking.  That’s right, the answer will be more important to those who contemplate selling their business in the … Continue reading

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Why Ray Lewis?

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The dust has settled on another Super Bowl and Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens have celebrated with great tumult. And yet again what seemed like a less talented team swept through the NFL Playoffs to become improbable Super Bowl … Continue reading

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On The Whole I’d Rather Be Good Than Lucky

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Been doing more and more thinking about the role of luck in business success as I finish final preparations for the Business Book Review of Great By Choice by Jim Collins and Morten Hansen.   The authors found through careful studies … Continue reading

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Can Monkeys Teach Us Networking?

Have to admit that Social Media, FaceBook, Twitter, etc. seems to be a perfect habitat for monkeys. But Neuromarketing  got me thinking more about monkeys, Social Media and Networking. In What Monkeys Teach Us About Social Media Roger Dooley described … Continue reading

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Why Real Entrepreneurs Do Have a Life

Last time we reflected on the only way to truly build Work-Life Balance for the small business owner is to grow from being a technician, namely delivering the goods/services in the business to being a true Entrepreneur. Mike Michalowicz – … Continue reading

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Waffle Shop Key Performance Indicators

In our lives there are many examples of signs that warn us of trouble ahead.  Red lights at a traffic crossing, or red flashing lights at a train crossing are examples of warning signs.  These are designed to grab our … Continue reading

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How to Make Lasting Ideas- Beat the Curse of Knowledge

Learm how to make lasting ideas for your small business Continue reading

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