Author: Arthur

Ten Fatal Mistakes that Business Owners Make (And How to Avoid Them)

Running a successful business is hard work in any economic environment. Competition is fierce. Technological developments come at you at an increasingly faster pace. Your products and services require constant development and improvement. Staffing issues, bookkeeping, marketing, scheduling, planning, and managing. Whew! You have more to do than reasonably can be accomplished in a busy …

The Least Restrictive Means Possible

A recent study in The Economist notes that intangible assets make up 75 percent or more of the value of publicly traded companies. That number is likely higher for many small businesses, which often have very few assets other than their ideas, strategies, and relationships. That news should both invigorate and scare you. On the …

Get Out of the Fetal Position and Prosper

We live in a time of great economic challenge and upheaval. The mainstream media tell of business failures, layoffs, and uncertainty, stimulus packages and massive debt. If you heed their mournful cry, you’ll huddle in the corner in a fetal position and wait for someone to save your economic bacon. But we cannot wait for …

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