Gratitude Attitude Redux

Gratitude Attitude Redux

I am so excited to have family coming to our house for Thanksgiving this year that I don’t even mind the fact that the prices might be a little higher than before.  After last year’s Quarantine Thanksgiving I am grateful that we are able to gather at all. ...
Curling Your Way to Long Term Success

Curling Your Way to Long Term Success

Hey small business owners – how many of you are familiar with the sport of curling?  For those of you who are not familiar, let me share a bit about the sport with you.  It’s kinda like shuffleboard on ice combined with the strategy of chess but played in...
The Three Ps of Small Business Growth

The Three Ps of Small Business Growth

If you’ve read any of my blog posts before, you are probably aware of the fact that I often focus on the whole “David vs Goliath” world of competing as a small business against the giants, like this and this and this.  And of course, I am Team David.  And...
The Simplest Advice is the Hardest to Follow

The Simplest Advice is the Hardest to Follow

Sometimes the simplest recommendations are the hardest to follow.  Perhaps you are familiar with some of these simple words of advice? Adults should spend 20 minutes per day exercising, according to the S. Department of Health and Human Services. When it comes to...
Planning with a Pestle

Planning with a Pestle

This blog post was originally published in May of 2020.  It seems even more relevant to me now than it did then.  It is so important for small business owners to stay in touch with what’s going on in the world around them, and the PESTLE concept is a great one.  The...