What Do a Good TED Talk and Running a Small Business Have in Common?
Earlier this year my partners and I were introduced to Carmine Gallo and his book Talk Like TED. In the book Carmine talks about the three components that are present in the most inspiring and successful TED (Technology, Education, Design) talks.… Read more >
In the wake of the destructive hurricanes that have hit the United States recently, I thought an appropriate topic this month would be disaster recovery. It’s not normally in the nature of an entrepreneur to be a pessimist, but to protect your business you must at some point imagine what a worst-case scenario looks like.… Read more >
There are several different courses you can take with your business based upon what your exit strategy is. For that reason, it is always good to have a clear idea of your strategy from the very beginning. Some questions you might ask yourself are, 1) is there someone in the family who wants to continue with the business once you retire?… Read more >
The very nature of the typical entrepreneur is to think big and take the risks necessary to be big. It is this trait in the many who have built America’s small businesses, that has made this country what it is today. After a few years of success, most are looking for ways to expand upon that success. … Read more >
Give them a shout out!
There is no question that life is much easier when your customers love you. Obviously, the number one way to make them love you is to provide a quality product or service in a timely manner. However, another path to your customers’ hearts is by actively promoting their business anytime you can. … Read more >