Archive for May, 2012

Small Business Growth & Innovation Tips Newsletter: May 2012

Small Business Growth & Innovation Tips Newsletter: May 2012

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Say “YES” to “NO!” Summer is unofficially here and it’s time to relax (hopefully) and enjoy a little more down time than normal … RIGHT? That inevitably means saying “YES” to “NO!” In order to succeed in business, it’s just as important to figure out what “NOT” to do as determing what “TO DO.” If […]

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Bloginar Weekly Lesson Nine: Building a Team: Getting the Right People on the Bus

Bloginar Weekly Lesson Nine: Building a Team: Getting the Right People on the Bus

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

How often have you wondered, do I have the right team in place to ensure my goals can be achieved? Carefully assessing the talent on your team is the first step in understanding the value of empowering your company to grow as a separate entity… apart and distinguished from you – the founder. That’s a […]

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Bloginar Weekly Lesson Eight: Working ON vs. IN Your Business

Bloginar Weekly Lesson Eight: Working ON vs. IN Your Business

| May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the biggest dangers for any business is to be too focused on the day-to-day activities (working IN the business) and not thinking about the big-picture, long-term strategy (working ON the business). Below are tips that you can use to ensure you’re working ON the business. 1. Hold yourself accountable by creating a roadmap […]

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Small Business Growth & Innovation Tips

Small Business Growth & Innovation Tips

| May 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Bloginar Weekly Lesson Seven: Personal vs. Business Goals

Bloginar Weekly Lesson Seven: Personal vs. Business Goals

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Separating your business goals and interests from your personal ones can be challenging. When you act on an opportunity and it’s good for one but not the other… this can cause great harm to your business and/or your personal life. A few months ago I was in a local jewelry store with my son. He […]

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Bloginar Weekly Lesson Six: Stages of Growth: Success, Takeoff & Maturity

Bloginar Weekly Lesson Six: Stages of Growth: Success, Takeoff & Maturity

| May 7, 2012 | 2 Comments

Last week’s lesson focused on the challenges business owners face in the early stages of growth. The famous psychologist, Abraham Maslow once said, “One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.” If you choose growth and your […]

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The Language of Business – Great new blog…check it out

The Language of Business – Great new blog…check it out

| May 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

My friend and colleague, Greg Stoller, has started a blog that I am confident you will find intriguing. He runs the entrepreneurship program at Boston College and created “The Language of Business” to provide a discussion forum for international business and entrepreneurship trends worldwide. Check it out at: http://bclob.weebly.com/index.html

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