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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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Hail and Farewell

This is an old Navy term that connotes the changing of command, and it’s about the nicest thing I could say regarding the departure of Barry and the Gangsters. Farewell to Little Barry.  Thank God that we only have to … 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 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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Why Mentally Tough Leaders Need Emotional Intelligence

It’s been a while since we wrote about this topic, and the Harvard Business Review has come up with some concrete outcomes of having emotional intelligence. The overarching idea is that you’ll be mentally tough, not go to pieces at … Continue reading

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You Don’t Want to Be An Entrepreneur: Sallie Krawcheck.

This is the time of the year when things are slowing down, and maybe, just maybe you’re thinking about starting a business. Sallie Krawcheck, who used to be a high ranking officer with Citibank, and one of the highest ranking … Continue reading

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The Risk of Reviews

We’re in the 4th quarter of most companies’ fiscal year, to managers up and down the chain are thinking about doing or getting performance reviews. The Wall Street Journal had a useful article on this topic a few days ago, and we’ve … Continue reading

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SMB Comments on 9/16 Repub Debate

Well, after sifting through all the snark, we have a few comments about the debate (we’re going to be so presumptious to speak for SMBs): 1. Aside from Trump and Fiorina, it doesn’t seem to us that the rest of … Continue reading

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