Monthly Archives: March 2007

Two Reasons….

why people say no to your idea "It’s been done before""It’s never been done before" Even though neither one is truthful, accurate or useful, you need to be prepared for both. From Seth’s Blog.  As usual, Mr. Godin gets it … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

It’s spring!!  Flowers are blooming.  Birds are singing.  "Real" baseball starts this weekend.  The days are longer thanks to mother nature and the federal government.  What could possibly spoil a wonderful season like spring?  Sorry to bring this up, but … Continue reading

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Keep it Simple!

"Keep it simple!  No matter how "sophisticated" the product.  If you can’t explain it in a phrase, a page, or to your 14-year old…you haven’t got it right yet." Tom Peters111 Ridiculously Obviously Obvious Thoughts ON SELLING Peters is very … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day

"If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven played music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth … Continue reading

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Customer Problems

Happy Friday!  Today I’ve got two different items for you to check out on the subject of consumer problems.  First, from the New York Times is an article about Southwest Airlines.  As you probably know, I’m a big fan of … Continue reading

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Spring

Yesterday was the first full day of spring, at last!  If you’re fortunate enough to live in a place where it’s warm year-round, this isn’t such a big deal.  But for most of us, spring means no more cold and … Continue reading

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Good Help is Hard to Find

In a comment on the post Don’t Do This reader Jen mentioned that it’s very hard to find good employees.  This is an age-old problem and I don’t know of an easy solution.  One thing that does work is to … Continue reading

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Another Carnival Heard From

MYOB is on a roll.  The Carnival of Entrepreneurs has picked up our post "Don’t Do This".  As you can guess from the name, C of E is a collection of blog posts on the subject of owning your own … Continue reading

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Carnival of the Capitalists

Carnival of the Capitalists was born in September of 2003, the first of the niche blog carnivals.  If you’re not familiar with blog carnivals, I suggest you click on this link to see what they’re all about.  As the name … Continue reading

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Are You Listening?

There’s an old saying that we have two ears and only one mouth for a very good reason.  We should listen twice as much as we talk.  Like most old sayings there are exceptions but, for the most part, it’s … Continue reading

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