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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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 STARTUP UPDATE: IMMEDIATE ACTIONS TO TAKE

The Coronavirus COVID-19 has the potential to become the most disruptive economic event in more than 100 years. The medical impacts are tragic and the anxiety of unknown outcomes prior…

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ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT JOINING A STARTUP? SOME TIPS TO CONSIDER

Let me start by stating the obvious: all startups companies are not created equally.  There are, indeed, a lot of similarities, such as a driven passion by the Founder(s) eager…

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THE BURGEONING WOMEN’S ECONOMY: THE SIZE OF THINGS TO COME

It’s time to pay serious attention to women’s wallets and wants. Referred to as the “SheEconomy” in some circles, womens’ influence rapidly continues to grow.  Consider their growing purchasing power:…

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NEW DATA PRIVACY LAWS GREATLY INCREASE A COMPANY’S CYBERSECURITY EXPOSURE

On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect and most companies are not ready to deal with its impact on their businesses. This is largely because…

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TOP FIVE START-UP MISTAKES

Entrepreneurs are often brilliant, as they think outside the box and have no shortage of passion for their next new ideas. These market disruptors and market creators will continue to…

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