Once a small business gains traction and really starts to get some miles under its belt, many of the factors that can cause roadblock along the way are actually self-induced. When it comes to marketing and establishing your brand, more often than not, you are your own worst enemy. Don’t Dilute Your Brand Case in [...]
My last blog ended with a Simon & Garfunkel reference to Steve Jobs as our generation’s Joe DiMaggio and how Tech-Nation turns it’s lonely eyes to the Google guys – Larry & Sergey. Then I realized something … Steve Jobs’ consecutive string of hit consumer devices is quite similar to Joe DiMaggio’s 56 game hitting streak. But Jobs died, [...]
Don’t get so wrapped up in work that you forget to stay up with the current events of the business world! Amid all of the chaos, grab a cup of Joe and take a short reading break.
As bank lending remained frozen following the financial crisis, alternative financial product offerings have exploded.
Entrepreneur Zack Price was selected to be a Project Glass Explorer for Google. Catch up on Part 1 of his “Playing with Glass” series, this is Part 2… It was 2003, 10 years ago, but I remember meeting Larry Page like it was yesterday. Google was a private company and their CEO and co-founder was [...]
In many respects, software is like a baby. It starts off with an idea, you think through whether it is worth indulging your idea, then you plan your idea, and execute. Software often has a much longer gestation period than nine months though. Once the finished product enters the world there is much joy and [...]
This week’s Everyone’s Business addresses Jay-Z’s business savvy, Dubai’s Lambo’s and Seth Godin’s general amazingness.
Running your small business without the proper insurance is a little like skydiving without a parachute. Many variables determine what sort of business insurance you should carry, including the size of your business, whether or not you have employees, and what sort of work you do. Wading through all of the insurance laws and recommendations [...]
I made my way from Chicago down to Augusta, Georgia to check out a practice round of this year’s golf Masters, “A Tradition Unlike Any Other”. This April tradition, despite it’s old school rules it is the most innovative sporting event in the world. I figure as long as I’m hanging out down here at [...]