Category Archives: Success

Don’t get your small business padlocked over taxes.

In a recent post I shared an item or two from my e-book Mistakes: Avoiding the Wrong Decisions That Will Close Your Small Business. This book was written to help the reader avoid the kinds of simple mistakes I made … Continue reading

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Avoid common mistakes that ruin small businesses.

The failure rate for small businesses is quite high. Many of these failures could be avoided because many of them are due to making some very small mistakes that, when added together, become quite costly. Several years ago we owned … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Personal Growth Plan?

Last night I watched a You Tube video of John Maxwell teaching on being intentional about personal growth. He was using material from one of his books,┬áThe 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential. This is … Continue reading

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The Demise of the Antique Mall

Lately we’ve been reading a lot about how antique malls around the country are struggling and some are having to close. For several years I maintained four booths in one antique mall, but I finally pulled out after failing to … Continue reading

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Character matters

For the first 150 years of our nation’s history most people believed that one of the keys to success was a person’s character. In more recent years the focus has been more on skills. However, truly successful people still believe … Continue reading

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Continuous improvement

For years we’ve been taught “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” This now needs to be changed to “If it ain’t broke, break it because it will soon be obsolete.” I recently read one person’s estimation that 80 percent … Continue reading

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Develop your Key Result Areas to achieve your goals

In yesterday’s post I commented on the power of goals and briefly shared how I wrote each of my goals. If you have not read that post I encourage you to go back and read it now. As I consider … Continue reading

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