Time to Channel Your Inner Bigwig?

Time to Channel Your Inner Bigwig?

  A question for all you small business owners out there – – how many of you have previously worked for a very large corporation?  And how many of you would go back there again and no longer be your own boss? Companies of 1000 or more employees employ...
Be Your Own Data Scientist

Be Your Own Data Scientist

After spending just over four years teaching “Applied Quantitative Methods” to undergraduate business students, I was burnt out trying to convince them that data analysis was an important aspect of business.  So I left my ivory tower and hung out my shingle as a...
Farewell 2020!

Farewell 2020!

Quick question – how many of you felt that 2020 went according to plan?  Did you meet the goals you set at the start of the year?  Run into any problems?  Any unforeseen events hinder (or help) your business this year?  I’m joking of course.  This year is a year that...
It’s Lonely at the Top, or really, just at all these days

It’s Lonely at the Top, or really, just at all these days

  2020 has been a year of unpleasantries – and that’s putting it mildly!  If you are a small business owner, it’s nearly guaranteed that your business was affected in one way or another.  Some businesses were forced to shut down completely, some had serious...
Gratitude Attitude

Gratitude Attitude

As we approach our first (and hopefully only) COVID Quarantine Thanksgiving here in the United States, I wanted to take some time this week to express my gratitude for all those folks who have influenced my path in becoming an entrepreneur.  As I’m sure you all know,...
Are you a T or an F?

Are you a T or an F?

Hey there, my fellow business owners, I have a quick question for you today.  Are you a T or an F?  No, this is not some sort of strange True or False Quiz.  I’m talking about the Myers-Briggs Personality Types.  More specifically, when making decisions, do you focus...