Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Fear of Failure

When I sent my first book proposal to a publisher it was rejected. I sent it to a second publisher who informed they MIGHT publish it if I made certain corrections. What they asked me to do seemed almost like … Continue reading

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Next Auction March 2

My first auction of 2019 will be held this Saturday, March 2 at the Venture Out Business Center in Madison, IN. Most of my auctions are on Tuesday evenings, but the facility was available for this Saturday so I scheduled … Continue reading

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Going the Extra Mile

A friend of mine had a son who worked one summer with a Class A baseball team. His job was to care for the visiting team’s locker room. Part of that job required him to provide their meal on game … Continue reading

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The Power of a Dream

Although I don’t watch every episode I do occasionally enjoy watching Shark Tank.  The people who often have the greatest success on that program are people who have had a dream and have worked hard to see it happen.  They are … Continue reading

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Indecision will cripple your business

Image courtesy of  FreeDigitalPhotos.net   Every day leaders are confronted with a variety of decisions they have to make.  Hopefully, your employees have been trained and are empowered to make many of the decisions that need to be made, but there … Continue reading

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Is there a better way to do your job?

 FreeDigitalPhotos.net In 1967 I enlisted in the US Navy and a year later was assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise where I spent the next three years of my life.  I enjoyed many aspects of Navy life and may have made … Continue reading

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Grow your business smaller

Since this blog is primarily for small business owners the idea of going smaller may be the furthest thing from your mind.  Chances are you are trying to find ways to grow your business, and there is nothing wrong with … Continue reading

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