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A Matter of Perspective

There is a known pair of sayings from Albert Einstein: No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. This can be explained as once you see the solution to a problem, the […]

Personal Mannerisms and Business

In the workplace, whether large or small, the personalities of people in the environment are rapidly recognized by all. Whether it’s peers, supervisors, or subordinates, people understand how those around them will act in many scenarios, especially those common to the workplace. Failure to recognize this fact can have serious ramifications. Of course, most people […]

Looking for a Business Mentor

One of the best resources that a business owner can get is a mentor. I am not referring to a coach per se, but a mentor, and the distinction is important. A mentor can help a new business owner gain experience without the pain of making mistakes (or at least, reducing the pain and frequency […]

Self Rebranding

If you have not yet noticed, my site has a new name (“Advice for Small Business Owners”), along with a new slogan (“Helping small business owners solve the issues they face on a daily basis”). Other things are changing as well – I’m starting to display some information about my site on my site. I’m […]

Where’s Your Roadmap

If you don’t know where you’re going, you can’t get lost. I advise some companies on strategy, helping the owners figure out where their business is today, and where they would like to see it in 5 years. These two pieces of information can then be used to devise a road map for success for […]

Life is a Roller Coaster

I listened to a talk this afternoon in which the speaker started off with a single statement: We all screw up on occasion. While that’s certainly true, it seems that some people are more prone to errors than others. Some people seem to have the Midas touch, with everything they come in contact with turning […]

A Matter of Choice

I attended a lecture this week in which the speaker was discussing the concept of choices. His conclusion, based on a variety of arguments, is that the fundamental difference between people is the choices we make. I then reflected on a conversation I had with an entrepreneur last week, in which we were discussing the […]

Milestones

This is the 200th article on this site, which makes it the topic of today’s article – milestones. Back in January, I started a schedule of posting 3 articles per week, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Then, at the end of February, I merged another blog with this one, and increased my publishing frequency to 5 […]