Is Social Media Partly To Blame? Someone I know well who works for a multinational corporation has been experiencing an interesting glass ceiling: too much experience. Now, I am not talking about that condition where an airline pilot applies to become a flight attendant, but something much less justifiable. A friend of mine works for […]

Just Tell Me The Good News. Any time I look for information about how small businesses fare financially, and any time someone sends me related articles and studies, I am left feeling like having just eaten a meal that wasn’t very satisfying, similarly unsure if it was healthy for me to consume. What I am […]

But Access To The Haystack Is Gonna Cost Ya. Another thought to file under the “you get what you pay for” column. A retailer recently complained to me about an occasional but increasing incidence of customers looking for small parts in a category he sells (and used to sell much more of).  Yet as more […]

Good business stands tall on principle. Short can be a benign term used to describe length, but so often it conveys a sense of insufficiency. For example, coming-up-short, short shrift, shorting a company’s stock, shortness of breath or being short-handed. Indeed, life is short so we want to make the most of it, right? A […]

But Don’t Sing His Every Tune… My co-SCORE-mentor colleague and friend Mark Wolfson sent me this article written for EarlyToRise.com by Mr. Craig Ballantyne. Half-way through Mr. Ballantyne’s opening paragraph, I already knew who his award winner was, and I agree. Speaking purely scientifically and not politically, I have been watching the GOP race unfold […]