2009

Sigh… Obama Screws Up Businesses Again…

I just read the latest news that the Obama administration is instituting a 90% pay reduction for the top 25 employees at all the companies that were provided bailout money. The idea is that voters are irritated at the idea that these executives are making a lot of money and getting paid with tax payer […]

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The Seriously Ugly Win

I’ve had an incredibly busy month these past few weeks. Tis is the season that many new clients of mine are making their strategic and operating plans for 2010. I am doing the same for my business – thinking through what went right this year vs. what went wrong. What I liked vs. what I […]

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Advice from Bill Gates and Warren Buffet

I was watching a PBS special of Warren Buffet and Bill Gates sharing the stage while speaking to a group of college students – possibly the only time the two richest people in the world shared the advice giving stage at the same time. There were two stories from that show that I’d like to […]

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The Lifestyle Business Manifesto

When I was a kid, I always assumed that career success meant making more money. You worked hard, others noticed, you got promoted, you made more money – hence you were successful. Several years ago, I came across two interesting pieces of information that shattered my way of thinking on this topic. Myth #1: Money […]

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A New Way to Work

There’s a entirely new way to work today that’s being made possible in part by the Internet. Global borders have fallen. The ability to find customers and suppliers from around the world is easier than before. More so than at any time in history has it been possible to create a lifestyle-oriented business. A New […]

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