“I am a drop of seawater about to enter the submarine. Explain how I turn the light on over your bed when you’re done with your work and want to read a book.” Out of context this makes no sense. But, it was one of the questions asked of me by a Navy Captain in order to earn my gold … Read More
“What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.” – Abraham Maslow This addresses one big purpose in writing “The Second Decision: The Qualified Entrepreneur.” Let’s say your start-up phase was a glowing success – or, at least, it came naturally to you. Even for phenomenally popular start-ups, what you think you understand about your … Read More
So you’ve started your business – perhaps years ago, or perhaps just last year. Up until now, it has taken guts and endless hours to get your business to where it is in 2016. Take stock of what you’ve accomplished and never lose sight of the hard work you’ve put in. No one can take that away from you.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner the obsession with food comes into full effect. Tis’ the season to throw away self-control and indulge in the treats you deny yourself the rest of the year. However, as businesspeople, we are genetically programmed to be on the move no matter what time of year it is. Food can have an important impact … Read More
You’ve decided to start your own business, great! Now what? There is a multitude of tasks and stresses awaiting you on this exciting but nerve wracking adventure you have set out on. So, how did I narrow this list down to only 5 things? By importance. These are the top 5 things you must possess in order to get your … Read More
The dream of launching a business runs deep in the American psyche, but more often than not, those dreams go bust. Half of new U.S. companies fail in their first five years, according to Gallup. Expand the timeframe out to 10 years and the failure rate reaches 70 percent. In a way, I don’t find that surprising. The skills it … Read More