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Yai’s Tips for UN-Complicating Your Life

When I was a kid, I often rolled my eyes when my mom (we call her Yai Yai) trotted out some un-asked-for advice.  Now, I appreciate that she is quite a wise woman.  What happened between then and now?  I got older and I got humbled.  I've considered what's important and what I could let go. [...]

Yai’s Tips for UN-Complicating Your Life 2016-12-01T14:55:07+00:00

Art Show for the Plumber and the Plumber’s Wife

Hotrod and I had a three hour window at Laguardia Airport, while we waited for our son, Max, and his girlfriend, Jules, to arrive.  We were all heading to a cousin's wedding in upstate New York. I was imagining that we would spend the time checking email and playing Words with Friends.  Hotrod, however, lined [...]

Art Show for the Plumber and the Plumber’s Wife 2016-12-01T14:55:12+00:00

Duck Dynasty v. Kardashians – TV’s Family Businesses Square Off

Family businesses are the back-bone of small businesses in the United States.   They comprise 80 to 90 percent of all businesses, and they face many heartbreaking issues, like divorce, succession planning, turf battles, and “why can’t you be more like your brother?” arguments. Chances are you are involved in a family business…or work for one. [...]

Duck Dynasty v. Kardashians – TV’s Family Businesses Square Off 2016-12-01T14:55:14+00:00

Business Makeover Tips – The Ride Along

As a small business expert, I have learned a few things.  Here are my latest, greatest insights… There is information and implementation.  You probably have PLENTY of information already. You are short on time and energy.  Ergo, you get behind on implementation. Your front line team members can get things done for you.  They will [...]

Business Makeover Tips – The Ride Along 2016-12-01T14:55:14+00:00

Why Kooky Family Businesses Matter

Recently, I chatted with Monaica Ledell of MommyBreadwinner.com about what it takes to be successful in business.  We agreed that a winning business of your own can expand peace, prosperity and freedom.  It can also help make the house payment and pay for dance lessons.  Here’s the interview.  Lots of tips and a few rarely shared [...]

Why Kooky Family Businesses Matter 2016-12-01T14:55:14+00:00

Functional Family Business? I Believe In Miracles!

Last night I watched “The 80’s: The Decade That Made Us,” The show opened with a recap of the 1980 Olympic Gold Medal Hockey team story. I remember watching the win over the Russian team, with my college roommate, in our dorm rooms. Lisa and I knocked over our lawn chairs chanting, with the rest [...]

Functional Family Business? I Believe In Miracles! 2016-12-01T14:55:15+00:00