November is Entrepreneurship Month, the third Tuesday of the month is Entrepreneurship Day, and Entrepreneurship Day caps off Global Entrepreneurship week. It’s a slightly odd situation: Although a day, a week, and a month are dedicated to entrepreneurship, actual business starts are down, and they have been trending down for many years. In fact, closures […]
Olive Garden has been in the news a lot recently. The chain offered a $100 “pasta pass” to 1,000 customers that allows pass holders to chow down on unlimited pasta for seven weeks. That marketing ploy got a lot of coverage in the press, but more important to the restaurant in the long run is […]
Business travel doesn’t stop during the holidays. Believe me I know. In fact, you may find yourself traveling more as you try to wrap up year-end business. Although many who don’t travel for business often think business travel is glamorous, those of us who do it on a regular basis know it’s anything but glamorous. Particularly during the holidays when the number of non-business travelers increases, traveling for business can be gruesome. Here are some tips to help you keep your holiday business traveling nightmares at bay.
According to a news report I saw last night there’s a new drug on the market specifically designed to help business owners who are suffering from Phobia est Consiliarius, commonly known as “Advisor Phobia.” Early symptoms are sweaty palms, continually sitting on ones wallet in the hopes that things might get better, or nightmares in which a small, imaginary […]
Gunman opens fire at Washington DC Navy Yard. That’s one of the first news reports I heard Monday morning. The rest of the day I remained tuned into news reports trying to learn more about the tragedy, and trying to make sense of it along with the rest of the world. As the story unfolded […]