Category Archives: Business

Small Business Minute #49- Clustering For Profits

Profit, that elusive goal that frustrates many a business owners. To be sure, many businesses are just bad ideas that never should have been started in the first place. However, there are plenty of others that are well run with … Continue reading

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5 common reasons why HVAC/sheet metal businesses fail- Snips Magazine

Originally Published in Snips Magazine- May 2017 edition Have you ever wondered why a company that appears to be successful goes out of business? It seemed like there was nothing wrong and then suddenly, it’s gone. This scene is far more … Continue reading

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Small Business Minute #48 – Know Your Strengths

  Every entrepreneur goes into business with a list of dreams, hopes and desires for their business and their life. Unfortunately, dreams require more than just hoping and praying for a successful outcome. What we need to realize is that … Continue reading

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Small Business Minute #47 – Pricing For Profit

I’m frequently asked how one goes about pricing their goods and services for profit. It sounds like a simple enough question, but in reality, it can very complex. Get it right and all should be well. Get it wrong and … Continue reading

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Small Business Minute #46- Make It Better Later

Quit wasting time perfecting your new product or service. Go to market and get feedback because changes are inevitable. Make It Better Later
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Small Business Minute #45- Branding vs Reputation

There’s a lot of time and energy wasted by small businesses on the whole concept of brand building and little on reputation. So much of this noise can be traced back to the explosion of Social Media and if the … Continue reading

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