Author Archives: auctionbivo

You might as well read a book while you’re at home

Since many of us are ordered to remain in our homes except for essential reasons, it might be a good time to think about reading that book you’ve been putting off because you’ve been too busy. Or, if you don’t … Continue reading

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Personal finances during a crisis

Many people have already lost their jobs during this coronavirus crisis. Others are working reduced hours. State and local governments are trying to take steps to provide temporary jobs and/or financial assistance during this time. The Federal government is trying … Continue reading

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Building positive relationships with others

Last week in a post I mentioned a statement in Rabbi Daniel Lapin’s book Thou Shall Prosper: Ten Commandments for Making Money  The statement was “If there is one lesson to be learned in Jewish business success, it is this: … Continue reading

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The grateful factor

A few years ago I was talking with an angry young man. He was angry with his adoptive parents and with society in general. As a result of his anger he was making some very poor decisions that would not … Continue reading

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Success in business is honorable

In this election cycle there has been much talk about socialism. Several of the candidates in one party seem to promote socialism as being preferred over capitalism. One candidate calls himself a Democratic Socialist. In recent years there has been … Continue reading

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Know your competition

Can you imagine a college basketball game that is played without the teams viewing films of their competitor? Coaches and players spend hours viewing film of their next opponent to become familiar with their plays, the different defenses the team … Continue reading

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Building relationships with your vendors

Much has been written about a business and its relationship with customers. Less has been written about a business’ relationship with its vendors. Every business has suppliers. Some may have a multitude of vendors with whom they do business. Others … Continue reading

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