Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Puzder. Please.Now

Apparently some weak knees exist in the Senate regarding the nomination of Andy Puzder to be Labor Secretary. Collins and Murkowski seem to be anti several of Republican cabinet members, because they’re getting paid to be anti. Maybe their union … Continue reading

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Show Us the Money!

There seems to be some confusion in the Trump camp about whether they should put lower taxes or affordable health care at the top of their agenda. For us, as representatives of the small business community (and we’re on the … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Obama Rules

We thought it would be useful to let you know about the labor rules that are likely to be scrapped under Trump’s administration. Courtesy of Kiplinger’s Letter, here they are: No more employee rights under NLRB…..in fact, we wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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So, What Are Your New Year’s Resolutions?

No, we don’t mean lose 10 pounds. We mean, for you business owners and CEOs/Presidents out there, what are you going to resolve to do this year, and it doesn’t all have to do with more sales. Here are some … Continue reading

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What’re You Going to Do in 2017?

OK, forget the disasters of the Obama years, other than the fact that we suspect he’s going to be an annoying presence on the US and global stage for some years to come. Worse than Jimmy Carter. But on to … Continue reading

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What to Expect of Trump

The unexpected. The Donald is a good listener, even for a New Yorker, and he absorbs what you say and synthesizes what you say on a topic with what others say. There’s the public Trump, which sounds authoritarian, but he … Continue reading

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What Carrier Really Means

OK, the Donald went to bat for the Carrier workers, and good for all. We can probably expect more of this as managements rebalance balance all of their stakeholder interests. We had sent a tersely worded text to our buddies … Continue reading

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Trump Victory Shakes Businesses ?

Business has nothing to fear from a Trump administration, but maybe some big bureaucracies do. Continue reading

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Run the Country Like a Company, Donald

Enough of the politicians, already. Donald is a breath of fresh air in a fetid swap of political correctness. You’re going into a major turnaround, Donald. The company is loosing money, seriously in debt, sales aren’t growing, and the joint … Continue reading

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Is Your Business Concept Broad Enough?

In this morning’s Wall Street Journal, there was an article about Ford rethinking of itself as a transportation services company rather than a car company, which is good thinking. Now Ford just needs to buy a bus or railcar manufacturer … Continue reading

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