It’s a sad day when you learn of a #failedbusiness

Listen to the podcast here: A few months back our family bought a piano from a local piano refurbisher and after making several phone calls to book an appointment to have it tuned with no response, I decided to stop by the business to see if I could speak with the owner personally. I hadContinue reading “It’s a sad day when you learn of a #failedbusiness”

Don’t be fooled by #fakemath

Listen to the podcast here: I was listening to a podcast by Gary Vaynerchuk this morning as he was giving a keynote speech and he mentioned the term “fake math” to define a concept related to marketing and advertising but it stuck me as being completely appropriate for entrepreneurs and business owners. #fakemath tends toContinue reading “Don’t be fooled by #fakemath”

Technically right but practically wrong

Listen to the podcast here: There are times when a decision or an idea seems to be right. Technically right that is. As life goes on and the decision or idea plays out you can be caught off guard when the results are not what you expected because there were some practical problems that youContinue reading “Technically right but practically wrong”

One business goes over a cliff just as another one starts

Listen to the podcast here: Funny how life works out sometimes. With no expectation at all I ended up having two meetings today: one with a consultant working for a company that is walking on the edge of a cliff and a second meeting with two friends that have recently decided to get into theContinue reading “One business goes over a cliff just as another one starts”