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Business For Sale, Established, Profitable

For Sale: Growing and Profitable Business Put that ad in any newspaper and the phone will ring before the ink dries. There is demand for businesses that are making money. There are millions of people with “nest eggs” who would trade their boss for a...

Danger! Danger!

Lately I’ve been hearing from many businesses that are saddled with debt. Not just your typical operating cash-flow debt, big debt. Big debt is dangerous and constrictive. The guys who get rich have cash during the worst of times. They go shopping. Those who...

Now What?

What will the consequences of the downgrade be? What will be the trajectory of the recovery? How should business prepare? The downgrade will have a price. I expect to see prices rise as the dollar weakens. Expect your cost of goods to go up. Uncertainty is now...

Don’t Blame Labor

As we head into Labor Day, let me ask that we stop blaming the working people for all the woes of business. I’m sick of handing over our manufacturing base to China because our “labor costs are too high”.  Nonsense.  We are addicted to low...

I’m Sick of Hearing This

Seth Godin wrote on July 25th, 2011: “The unhappy theory of business ethics is this: you have a fiduciary responsibility to maximize profit. Period. To do anything other than that is to cheat your investors. And in a competitive world, you don’t have much...