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Ten Reasons Tomorrow Is Not Like Today

Owning or managing a small business is filled with challenges. There are constant daily issues dealing with employees and customers. Generally, these normal occurrences are short-term in duration and can be handled fairly quickly with some degree of efficiency. On … Continue reading

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Seven Common Problem Areas of Small Business (Part 2)

In this two-part blog series, we’re looking at the reasons why some small businesses don’t survive long term. The Independent Business Alliance (IBA) cites seven common problem areas that can lead to business failure if not properly addressed: Lack of … Continue reading

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Seven Common Problem Areas of Small Business (Part 1)

Small business is a major player in the US economy making up over 99% of US employer firms. Given what a big part of the economy they are, it’s in everyone’s best interest that they do well. According to the … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Blending Art and Science

Art and Science are often viewed as opposite ends of the educational spectrum that have nothing to do with each other. Science is objective, theoretical, and rooted in proof while Art is subjective, conceptual, and doesn’t require proof. Although they … Continue reading

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The Truth about Entrepreneurship

Growing up, all I knew to do was to go to school and do well in order to get a good job and live a good life. I “followed the rules” and went straight through my undergraduate and graduate education … Continue reading

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Four Obstacles to Reaching Your Maximum Success

We all have goals and dreams that we’re striving to fulfill. It may be creating and operating a successful business, being the best parent to your children, or climbing Mt. Everest (or all of the above!). Whatever your goals are, … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name

Your birth name. It was bestowed upon you, and some people believe that it says a lot about you and who you will become. Others believe it is something completely out of your control and, therefore, cannot define you beyond … Continue reading

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Is Your Mindset Derailing Your Dream?

What is the big dream or vision you have that just won’t let up? That one big goal that you can’t seem to shake no matter what else you do and accomplish. Is it starting a business, taking your business … Continue reading

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Journey to Unfolding

Life is a journey. It can have its ups and downs but it’s always unfolding perfectly for you. We all have a purpose for being here and every relationship, experience, and characteristic of who we are plays into that purpose. … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Self

We all can get caught in the hustle and bustle of life. As we take on more tasks, responsibilities, and obligations, we must remember to take care of ourselves in order to serve our role in the world. I live … Continue reading

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