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The Twinkie Takedown

Denny’s, Papa John’s, Hostess Twinkie…These companies highlight concerns about government regulation, intervention, and growing fears about the impact of healthcare costs. As Hostess employees look for new jobs, let’s start a conversation about what this mean to YOU? Let’s start with healthcare… […]

How to Look Discouragement in the Eye

In business, you will have days where the plan, well, just takes too long. Or you have unexpected road blocks. No worries! That's where the good stories come from. And, that's when you count on your success skills to help you overcome disappointment and bounce back fast. Need some solid strategies for surviving the tough times? We all face it. [...]

5 Financial Survival Tips for the Suddenly Single

Perhaps you’ve opted for the stay-at-home lifestyle. You can get by on one person working and you are prioritizing children and family. Very cool! However, are you putting yourself at risk financially? Stuff happens. What if you were suddenly single? Would you be just fine? Or would you have to dig yourself out of a [...]

Why Go Green?

See these handsome fellows to the left?  No, it’s not a poster for the film Benjamin Buttons.  It’s Max and Hot Rod, my son and husband.  These two are the “green-est” guys I know.  They love to save energy.  They love the technology.  They love to tread lightly on the [...]

The Solyndra Shame

In 2011, a solar panel manufacturer in California named Solyndra filed for bankruptcy and left 1,000 workers jobless. Solyndra would have been just been the story of a company that tried to develop a unique non-silicone photovoltaic panel and hit a ditch when silicone prices plummeted. The scandal that followed was because Solyndra received over [...]

The Power of Gratitude!

Watch this free business building webinar as special guest, Lori Saitz and I discuss “The Power of Gratitude.” Lori lives and breathes this classic business strategy: Be thankful. Let your customers know how much you love them. I know I fall down on this one. I often end up spending time on the biggest problems and [...]

Do Business Owners Know What Their Customers Want?

Research Shows 90% Do Not… What customers value most changes constantly, and the pace of change has increased exponentially with the economic recession. The businesses who become relevant by addressing what customers really value at any given time will be the first ones out of the recession.  That’s is what is discussed in my latest [...]

Be Making Money by Monday

Figure out how to sell something – a product or service – for more than it costs to create it, and you manufacture money out of nothing. Sells stuff for more than it costs. Create profits. Collect the cash. Pass GO and play the game of LIFE. A business of your own can help you [...]