March 31, 2017

Confessions of a Perfect Client: A Black Tulip Success Story!

“I don’t think you want to take me on as a client.” Imagine the look on my face. I was hoping that the woman sitting across […]
March 23, 2017

Small Business Trends for the 21st Century – By Darrell Zahorsky

Running a small business requires a focus on the daily operations. However, in order to succeed you need to know what’s ahead to better plan and […]
March 8, 2017

How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Tax Mistakes Small Business Owners Make – Dragons’ Den

(Photo credit: sturti/ Small businesses owners are a varied crew. But whether they’re selling salad dressing, circus lessons or adult toys, there’s one thing they share: […]
March 8, 2017

Outsource Your Finance Department (and get your life back)

Pop Quiz Why did you start your own business? You had a passion for a particular business, so intense, that it kept you up at night. […]
March 3, 2017

Small Changes

I found this article on LinkedIn: Small Changes by Gretchen Rubin Your happiness at work will depend mostly, of course, on how much you like your […]
February 23, 2017

How To Win Friends And Influence People

  This is the title of one of the best-known self-help books, written by Dale Carnegie in 1936. A bestseller when I was looking for help […]
February 15, 2017

Give Change a Chance

Can we ever say no to change? Ever have one of those days when you figure one more change might push you over the edge? Maybe […]
February 15, 2017

Disadvantages of Change

I have spoken before about the positive impacts of making changes in your business or changing the way you work of operate. However there is also […]
February 1, 2017

5 Reasons You Need to Meet in Person

When the daily avalanche of emails and voice messages gets overwhelming, it’s so tempting to retreat to your office and start typing replies and returning phone […]
January 25, 2017

Shocking Sales Stats

  Since I have been spending much time in the past few weeks thinking about business development and going out on sales calls, I was curious […]
January 18, 2017


Last week, immediately after the BNI meeting something scary happened to me. I went to get gas for my car, prior to getting on the highway. […]
January 11, 2017

The 6 Types of Freeloading Clients to Avoid

I am sure everyone has come across a client that always tries to make any excuse to avoid paying. They demand lower prices, use tactics to […]