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The Business Failed, But Did You?

09.23.2006 · Posted in Small Business Articles

Q: After years of dreaming about starting my own business, I finally took the plunge a little over a year ago. To say the least, my dream quickly became a nightmare. The business didn't do nearly as well as I had hoped. ...

The “Other” New Year’s Resolution

09.23.2006 · Posted in Small Business Articles

"This year I will start my own business!" I call it "The American Dream Resolution," and like most New Year's resolutions it is a proclamation of intent that is often made, but seldom carried out (at least in an effective manner). ...

Investing In Son’s Business Could Cause A Real Family Feud

09.23.2006 · Posted in Small Business Articles

It sounds like your wife wants to make a gift of the money, expecting nothing in return but the undying love of her last born son. You, on the other hand, don't know if you should offer the money as a loan (should I loan him the money). ...

Operator Error Is Why Most Businesses Fail

09.23.2006 · Posted in Small Business Articles

This is the column that probably gets me kicked out of the entrepreneurial chapter of the Priory of Scion. I look silly in those long robes anyway, so here goes. A thousand apologies to my entrepreneurial brothers and sisters, but. ...

It’s All Up To YOU

09.15.2006 · Posted in Small Business Articles

If you're waiting for Ed McMahon to show up on your doorstep and proclaim, "This is your lucky day!" you are going to have a long, miserable wait. Ed can't make you a success. I can't make you a success. It is all up to YOU. ...

Santa: The Consummate Entrepreneur

09.15.2006 · Posted in Small Business Articles

You've probably never considered the fact that Santa is the CEO of a large organization that not only distributes a vast assortment of products throughout the world, but does so in a single night with just a sleigh and eight tiny reindeer. ...