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Sacrifice!

As I sometimes do (more often than I care to admit), I stopped in at the local bakery to get a cup of coffee and a bit of pastry plus the added bonus of being able to talk with the owner for a few minutes when the store is not busy.

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Startup America Partnership

Recently it was announced that Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, was leading a new public-private partnership to help fund and support small business. Startup America Partnership is designed to promote entrepreneurship  by bringing large and small businesses together for investing, education and mentoring.

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Change your game?

Changeyourgame.com! What a great name for a website and it’s for real. Only problem is unless you are a golfer it’s not for you, but what a great idea. What if you could “change your game”?  Just go to a website and get yourself changed.

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Lessons From The Middle East

For the past few weeks I have been transfixed on what has occurred in Egypt and other countries in North Africa and the Middle East.  In looking at the demonstrations and ensuing chaos, I’m very grateful to be living in the USA.

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TailGate Party anyone? A creative job that’s fun.

Football is finally over!  At times it seemed like the football season would never end and yet it now it seems like the season went by at a record pace. Whenever I attend a game, my wife and I always plan on getting to the game a couple of hours early and tail gate with friends.

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Filling Those Retirement Years.

There are many articles written about having enough money to live comfortably well into our retirement as well as about finding something meaningful to do after we retire.

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Are you an “Inner Artist” prospect?

In the The Wall Street Journal, October 25, 2010 I read an article entitled “Finding Your Inner Artist”.  The article was about three individuals who found new and renewed passions after they left the workplace. 

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Big ideas and plus 50

Muzak – George Owen Squier; Assembly line – Henry Ford; Electric Razor – Jacob Schick; Helicopter – Igor Sikorsky; Parking meter – Carl Magee; Microwave oven – Percy Spencer; Communications satellite – John Robinson Pierce. All these people were fifty plus when their inventions became successful

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Some Common Entity Formation Questions

Is there a right time to convert a sole proprietorship into an entity such as corporation or a Limited Liability Company (LLC)? What is the difference between a partnership and a corporation/LLC?  How do I decide ownership interests in a corporation or LLC? The answers to these questions are important and require careful thought.

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Brand Marketing Starts at the Core – Part 1

A brand is a lot like beauty – if it is only “skin deep” it is not valued for long.   Real beauty comes from within and shines out. The most powerful brands reflect and convey deeply held beliefs and values of the organization.  Apple, Nike, and Target …

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Pride versus Confidence

Being proud and being confident sound pretty similar and can be mistaken for each other. We see someone who is proud of their accomplishment and they show it by raising a fist, flashing a “We’re number one” or otherwise letting you know “they done good”, at least according to them. We see others who face a situation, […]

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The Business Plan – A Key to Developing Your Business

“You’ve got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going because you might not get there” – Yogi Berra It is amazing how many individuals who want to start a business have little knowledge of how to do it.  An essential step in starting a business, or expanding an existing one, is preparing a […]

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On Being an Entrepreneur

Last month, I gave a keynote address to a group of budding young entrepreneurs at Woodbury University. They were competing for the best business plan as part of the CEO forum: Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization.

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