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A Better Way to Pay

Egads!  How can we be halfway into October already?  The holidays will be here in about 15 minutes. And, gulp, you are looking down the barrel of the dreaded Holiday Bonus. Have you struggled with what to do to celebrate your team at year end? Well, you may muddle through it this year. [...]

A Better Way to Pay2016-12-01T14:55:06+00:00

Dumb Systems Torture Team Members

I travel a lot.  I appreciate when the hotel staff does a great job of making me comfortable.  Sometimes I don’t need a lot of care, so I will place the “Do Not Disturb” sign on the door.  Recently, after having done so, I hopped in the shower.  At which point someone started knocking on [...]

Dumb Systems Torture Team Members2016-12-01T14:55:12+00:00

4 Ways to Stay Motivated Everyday

Note: I am blogging on behalf of Visa Business and received compensation for my time from Visa for sharing my views in this post, but the views expressed here are solely mine, not Visa’s. Visit to take a look at the reinvented Facebook Page: Well Sourced by Visa Business. The Page serves as a [...]

4 Ways to Stay Motivated Everyday2017-02-17T22:03:32+00:00

Business Makeover Tip #5: Empty (Some Of!) Your Purse Into Your Head

"If a man empties his purse into his head no man can take it away from him because an investment in knowledge always pays the best dividend."  ~ Benjamin Franklin Become a student of business and personal development.  Reach out and find community with people who have accomplished things that align with what you want. [...]

Business Makeover Tip #5: Empty (Some Of!) Your Purse Into Your Head2016-12-01T14:55:13+00:00

Why do you do it?

Once a month, I invite a smart business expert to be my guest star on the Bare Bones Biz Teleseminar call.  We ask folks to join us on the call to share and learn and have some fun with business building.  In April, my guest was Simon Sinek.  You could call Simon a marketing expert.  [...]

Why do you do it?2019-09-26T01:11:57+00:00