Monthly Archives: March 2019

The Stuff We Accumulate

I love going to auctions. You’ve probably already figured that out. The old fashioned country farm auctions are my favorites. Everything is lined up on tables and wagons or spread out on the ground. There’s usually a lot of antique … Continue reading

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The good is often the enemy of the best

 FreeDigitalPhotos.net   A basic economic reality is that all resources are limited.  That includes your financial resources, your time, your manpower, your strengths, every resource you can think of.  With every decision there is an opportunity cost involved.  When you … Continue reading

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When the dream becomes a nightmare

I begin my book Mistakes: Avoiding the Wrong Decisions That Will Close Your Small Business by describing the scene as trucks and vans left our business location at the end of an auction with our equipment, parts, tools, office equipment, everything.  … Continue reading

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The Best Use of Your Time

In the 1960s a Senate committee predicted that by 2000 we would have a 14-hour workweek. Some people were concerned that people would become bored with all the leisure time they would have due to the various labor saving devices … Continue reading

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Attention to details

It happened to me again. This past Saturday I had an auction which I promoted on Facebook. I gave the information about the auction and posted a few pictures after I finished setting it up. Sunday evening a reader asked … Continue reading

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