Tag: business tips

Finish Big

Fireworks Big Finale Picture

I recently attended a talk by Bo Burlingham, maybe best known as co-author of The Great Game of Business and author of  Small Giants.  He was talking about his new book, Finish Big – How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top.  While I have written about how to prepare your business for a sale, Bo addresses… Read more »

Sandwich, Anyone?

Two Peanut Butter And Jelly Sandwiches

Do you have children who are not fully fledged and parents who are no longer independent? Many of us have made that transition from Baby Boomer to the “Sandwich Generation”. I have been experiencing this squeeze for the past couple of years and have learned a lot about how to juggle priorities, not get caught… Read more »

What You See Is What You Get – Or Is It?

Close Up Of Gorilla In The Jungle

I am reading a book called The Invisible Gorilla by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons on attention, perception, memory and reasoning – which comes to this startling conclusion: “Our minds don’t work the way we think they do”.   One classic experiment they did shows that 50% of us at any time will miss critical information,… Read more »

Big Data for Small Business

Smart Devices Linked To Computer

We can only manage what we know.  When a company is first formed with one or a few individuals and a limited customer base and product offering, the owner knows pretty much everything that is going on.  It’s all they think about – who is late paying? how much will the price increase in that… Read more »

A Challenge for Small Business

Man On Top Of A Mountain

Small businesses are someone’s dream – the artistic expression of their passion – and as such require careful nurturing. Small business is the most powerful force in our economy Have generated over 65% of new net jobs since 1995 Over 50% of the working population works for small business I believe that small business has… Read more »