SURVIVING INCOMING RISKS: CONTINUOUS RED LINING VERSUS BIRD STRIKES

The Scenario You are an entrepreneurial mover and shaker. You lead your business and are always pushing your team to produce the maximum and to hit exciting stretch goals. Everyone…

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ESCAPING THE BUSINESS OWNERSHIP CO-DEPENDENCY TRAP

The Scenario You created a business and made it succeed against all odds (both usual and unusual). You poured your time, effort, money and emotion into getting it to where…

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FORCE MAJEURE

This blog is one-part nostalgia and one-part cautionary tale. Take it with a grain of salt…but do not take it for granted. I recently completed a project wherein I assisted…

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THE POWER OF ZERO-BASED PLANNING IN A PANDEMIC

The coronavirus pandemic has created a period of extreme economic uncertainty. The truth is no one knows what economic conditions will be one month from today, let alone 6 to…

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LEADING IN TIMES OF CHANGE: DO YOU HAVE THE RIGHT STUFF?

Consider these real scenes in managing during the COVID period: “I have a 70 year old employee who has worked here for 30 years. She’s capable and hard-working. She’s refusing…

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REVENUE SYSTEM REBOOT

It is May 2020, and we are in the middle of a global pandemic, nothing like the modern world has ever seen. The global economy has all but come to…

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RETURNING TO WORK: HOW BEST TO REINTEGRATE YOUR EMPLOYEES AND TEAMS

As the daughter of a teacher of English, I learned that words matter. What they mean and how to use them makes a difference. I also like playing with words,…

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WORKING FROM HOME IS TABLE STAKES!

Working from home is no longer reserved for the select few!  It’s here to stay across the global enterprise and is the new normal for the entire workforce and customer base.  CEO’s and CIO’s…

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COVID-19 START-UP AND SMALL BUSINESS UPDATE: MY PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM APPLICATION IS SUBMITTED, WHAT’S NEXT?

The CARES Act allocated $350 billion towards the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The government is working to approve an additional $250 billion for this program as the initial funding is…

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COVID-19 DISASTER LOANS: HELP WITH PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM AND ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN GRANTS

The Coronavirus COVID-19 has spurred the US Government to act with unprecedented speed with the signing of the CARES Act and a $2 trillion stimulus package to provide relief for…

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