Tough Times = Rare Opportunities

Despite claims to the contrary, more bumps are expected on the long and winding road to economic recovery, more bumps than a classroom of first-graders with chicken pox. The conventional wisdom says that tough times like these are an opportunity to put the final bullet in your long-suffering ...

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Can This Man Make You Rich?

Twenty-five years after his best-seller In Search of Excellence, management guru Tom Peters continues to issue forth pithy business bromides that can help you evolve your business from also-ran to the exceptional, the glittering jewel in your market. His latest book, The Little Big Things, 163 ...

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Health Care for DJ Biz Owners: Historic or Hellish?

Ushering in what’s expected to alter the way you buy health insurance, President Obama announced the passage of health care reform last night by claiming, “As a country, we can still do great things.” When the dust settles, the legislation appears to promise some short-term and long-term relief ...

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Small-Business Bromides: Who Stole My Sleep?

So you want nothing more than to get your phones ringing, right? So does Steve Moody, owner of Extraordinary Events, but he’s got a wacky theory of how to do it: inconvenience your customers. Sounds to us like one of those counter-intuitive small-business bromides being peddled in some ...

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