Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Friday Fun – the Five-Second Rule

I think everyone has heard of the Five-Second Rule and if you haven’t, the link above gives a very detailed history of the folklore behind that “rule”. I have an almost three year old granddaughter and  remember when she was … Continue reading

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Lessons For Small Business Owners From Yoga

An associate at the company where I work trained very long and hard to be certified as a yoga instructor and teaches a free yoga class once a week for other associates at our company. It is very well attended … Continue reading

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Not To-Do List

We’ve all heard of and probably used the venerable to-do list in one form or another over the years. I use the term venerable since I ran across this interesting article on the history of the to-do list that describes  … Continue reading

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Small Business and the Star Spangled Banner

This is a rough time of year for all the millions of football fanatics out there (and you know who you are). The Super Bowl was the last football game until the season starts again later this year, so there … Continue reading

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Last Reminder for Small Business Saturday

I did a little early support for Small Business Saturday since I did it on Wednesday as opposed to Saturday, but first some background. I have bird feeders in my back yard and have gotten lazy in the past few … Continue reading

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More on Planning for Retirement

We did a posting earlier this year with some ideas on Planning for Retirement for small business owners. The posting referenced an article that gave some good general tips for any small business owner to consider as they plan for … Continue reading

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Hot Weather and Hot Tempers

The main office of Tacony Corporation is based in St. Louis Missouri and we have been suffering under a heat dome all week long. Currently at 3 pm it is 100 degrees and the heat index is at 108, although … Continue reading

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5 Myths to Live a Longer Life Debunked

Many small business owners are so passionate about their business that they rarely, if ever think about retirement and put in long hours contributing to the success of their business.  In the past this would seem to be a recipe … Continue reading

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A Different Valentine’s Day Gift – Donate Blood

I’ve been donating blood on a regular basis since 1998 and am now in the habit of donating almost the maximum of six times a year. In fact before my children grew up and moved out, whenever the Red Cross … Continue reading

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What to Avoid in Your Small Business

It's the biggest nightmare of any small business owner, after all the blood, sweat, and tears you put into starting and running your small business there comes the day when you are forced to close your business. Hopefully this never … Continue reading

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