Category Archives: Success

The power of knowing your customers

 FreeDigitalPhotos.net   Several years ago I owned a heating and air conditioning business that we needed to sell.  Quite frankly, we had it for sale for some time with no interest.  We had already closed it which meant there was … Continue reading

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Student debt crisis

There has been a lot of talk lately about the student debt crisis facing university students. We heard in the last election a lot of promises of eliminating student debt, and we are likely to hear even more in the … Continue reading

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The secret to business success: Selling

 FreeDigitalPhotos.net There are so many things to do when operating a small business.  There are business plans to write, inventory to purchase, supplies and equipment to buy, hiring quality team members, and having a good location.  You have to ensure that … Continue reading

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What can small businesses learn from yard sales?

If I have some spare time on Friday or Saturday mornings I’ll hit a few yard sales to find items to sell at auction or for my personal use.  Sometimes one can find some amazing buys at a yard sale.  … Continue reading

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The minimum wage myth

FreeDigitalPhotos.net Progressives and others often point out that current minimum wage jobs cannot support a family. For several years they have been promoting increasing the minimum wage. Workers have gone on strike demanding higher minimum wages. Some companies have responded … Continue reading

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Strategic planning

 FreeDigitalPhotos.net   If you noticed I did not post much last week it was because my wife and I went to Austin, TX to visit our son and his family. We had a great time there. Our family keeps getting … Continue reading

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Making things work

Several months ago The USS Enterprise arrived at Norfolk, Virginia after making its final deployment.  The first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, it was the oldest active duty ship in the Navy.  It’s reactors were shut down and the ship will … Continue reading

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