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52 free self-paced business courses to fuel your success

“Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job. If you work hard on your job you can make a living, but if you work hard on yourself, you’ll make a fortune.” – Jim Rohn I close my newsletter each week with a quote that I hope you’ll find inspirational. I featured this […]

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Is the 5-hour rule your ticket to greater success?

When you aren’t growing, it is virtually impossible for your business to grow. If you think about it for a moment, I believe that you’ll agree with that statement. As a business owner, you need to be discovering new opportunities and new ways to accomplish things. These both require innovative analyses of your business and […]

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Government needs to stay out of education?

Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com BN’s Charles Payne, NewOak Capital President James Frischling, Tea Party News Network News Director Scottie Nell Hughes, small business expert Susan Solovic, retail analyst Hitha Prabhakar and Penn Financial Group founder Matt McCall debate the role of government in education.

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Let’s Give Little Entrepreneurs Some Big Help

I see a lot of lists along the lines of “7 Must-Have Traits For a Successful Entrepreneur.” I’ve even seen lists that have as many as 50 personal attributes delineated that are required if you want to be an entrepreneur. But today I just want to look at a few and put a slightly different […]

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Knowledge is Power: Join Me at Solutions 14

Being in business for yourself is tough.  You strive to provide the best product and service to your clients, while still juggling the day-to-day activities of managing your company and having a life.  And today, with all the changes occurring in technology, it seems you just get your arms around everything and then something new […]

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A Tale of Two Colleges: Which Would You Rather Hire From?

It’s graduation time at most colleges and universities, and that inevitably brings up the subject of . . . jobs. If you’re thinking of hiring a recent college grad—and honestly, there is nothing better you can do to ensure the future of American business, except maybe hiring a military veteran—you care about what’s on his […]

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When God Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade and Teach Business Principles

For as long as I’ve been following current events, problems in our system of education have been making headlines. Math, science, test scores and literacy are favorite topics. However, teaching entrepreneurship is a subject I seldom—if ever—see discussed, so I doff my figurative hat to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) for its Lemonade […]

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Education and Connections: Keys to Small Business Growth

There is one thing I know for sure: What makes us successful today, won’t work tomorrow.  The world is changing rapidly and it’s our job to stay on top of things in order to protect our businesses.  But it’s a challenge to manage the day-to-day tasks of running a business and at the same time […]

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ARE YOU SMART, EDUCATION, OR (PERHAPS) BOTH?

I was extremely touched to receive an e-mail from a young lady in India who had read, and was reacting to, a column I wrote years ago called “The Trouble With Kids Today.” In that article, I commented on the lack of entrepreneurial spirit and drive in a younger generation accustomed to having things given […]

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Early Education, On-the-Job Training Key to Filling IT Talent Pipeline

Frequently I here small business owners say they can’t find workers with the technical expertise they need to staff their IT positions.  CompTia, a non-profit trade association that advances the global interests of IT professionals is offering some answers for small business owners as part of this year’s National Small Business Week.  The organiza tions […]

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