Dealing with Stubborn People!

  I was observing some stubbornness in a friend — and, when I notice some undesirable behavior in another person, I’ve learned that it is often a reflection of something that I’m doing (or have done), and the best way to deal with the friend is to first understand myself… which got me to thinking about…

How to Use BizPlanBuilder to Easily Write Your Book?

You already have a copy of BizPlanBuilder. (If you have any of our other Windows apps, this idea will still work!) So, I’m not trying to sell you anything here… But here’s a simple idea I’d like you to try — it will likely help: Imagine the BizPlanBuilder system WITHOUT the business plan content… You can…

About Failure

I’ve been seeing a number of emails lately discussing various versions of failure. Entrepreneurs are encouraged to “fail fast.” As if that’s a good thing. The problem, as I see it, with encouraging failure, while the real message is intended to encourage taking action without fear, see what happens, learn from it, and keep going,…

20 Virtues that Propel Business Success

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt. “What you learn after you think you know it all is what counts.” ~ John Wooden, legendary UCLA basketball coach For those who give you reasons for why businesses fail… When I read a magazine article entitled, “10 Ways to Go Out of Business,” I…