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Illness and your Business

This past week I had the misfortune of witnessing a good friend’s death (at 62); attending the funeral of a retired business owner; and hearing of the death of a relative.  In addition, this year has been filled with similar news of friends and business acquaintances.

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The Importance of Staying Focused & In Control

I was just talking to a long time client today about various “happenings” in her business.  The  company is growing and adding many new services. Certainly an exciting time for any business owner.  It has been the result of a lot of hard word and dedication.  Unfortunately, this growth has also resulted in  internal problems. One […]

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Business Plans and Road Maps

Although we use a GPS now more than we do roadmaps, I was looking at an old map recently and got to thinking about its similarity to a business plan. Main thouroughfares or interstates are your basic idea. Intersections or exit ramps are options you must decide to take -sometimes it is even necessary to reverse course […]

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Succession in the family business.

Did you “grow up” in a family business?  Do you own and operate one?  If so,you are part of a business venture that historically has been has been the backbone of our economy and led to the creation of giant corporations.  As the owner and operator of a family business you continuously face many complex challenges […]

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