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I'm certain that most business owners — except Donald Trump — would agree that firing people is a horrible experience for everyone involved. Mr. Trump is apparently comfortable with firing people, since he even based a reality TV show on it (“The Apprentice”).

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Occasionally I am asked, “Why did you start your business?” It’s a two-fold answer: First, as with most entrepreneurs, it was in my DNA. And secondly, I didn’t want to become a zombie!

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True story: The year was 1985. I was a 20-something degreed engineer. I was single, highly-paid, and I was living a social lifestyle that kept my credit card companies happy. I was also on a career fast-track at a large international company of 44,000 employees. I was cocky and immature, but I knew Read More
Yes, there will be signs in a person’s past that signal they should start a business. Some more telling than others. Here are three signs that you have the entrepreneurial spirit in you. Read More
have successfully started five companies. But I also started businesses that were failed attempts. Through those successful and unsuccessful attempts, I have learned that there are two human traits that stand out as being the most important to starting a business and growing a business: passion an Read More
Is your business a hobby, or is it a real business? This is a question that all would-be entrepreneurs need to objectively answer. It’s one thing to start a business which is really a hobby, but starting a “real” business is something entirely different! Read More
Here's something you never would think you would say, "My employee blew up a laundromat!" Lessons learned from an entrepreneur and a cautionary tale for all small businesses. Read More
Some people say that you must create a formal business plan before starting your business. That’s debatable, and frankly I disagree … unless you’re trying to raise money for your startup (to raise money, yes, you will need a formal business plan document).

startupIn either case, if you’re thinki Read More
You don’t have to be terribly smart to start a business and have it become successful. I’m living proof! I was typically a “B” student in high school and a “C” student in my college engineering classes (I put the emphasis on fun in college!). Read More
Integrity: Sometimes we wonder if it exists anywhere anymore. The news can make us so jaded that we are surprised when we hear that someone has ... Read More

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