Business Start-up Strategies

Are you playing to win or not to lose…?

Mar 5th, 2012 | By

By:  Jay Wallus It was one of those moments when you realize that some business people just get it. There I was with my 5-year-old daughter Jayna standing outside of the new Jordan’s Furniture in Reading Mass. We had just gotten something to eat and we wanted to go in and see what Barry and
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EXTREME MAKEOVER – Street Smart Edition

Mar 2nd, 2012 | By

by Jay Wallus Street Smart  – The Business Development Solutions Company – works with a New York City Street hawker making them even more sales savvy…!! This month’s Feet On The Street brings us to the concrete pavement of 34th Street in New York City.  It does not get much more in the trenches than
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FOCUS CREATES FUTURE

Feb 16th, 2012 | By

About the author: Darius D. Arnold is the Founder and President of FORWARD, Inc. a company committed to providing intense, results-oriented, high impact, easy to implement strategies and “how-to” information for advancing people FORWARD in each of six critical life zones: spiritually, emotionally, physically, mentally, socially, and financially. How many people do you know who
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12 Action-Steps to Fail-Proof Your Business Success

Sep 29th, 2011 | By
12 Action-Steps to Fail-Proof Your Business Success

 12 Action-Steps to Fail-Proof Your Business Success by E.G. Sebastian Did you know that… 12 out of 13 speakers fail within the first year of their business 80%+ of coaches make less than $10,000 per year Only 2% coaches make a 6-figure OR above income 80%+ of all start-ups go out of business within the
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“Are You Working “On” Your Business or Only “In” Your Business”

Jul 11th, 2011 | By

I can’t think of idea that has been more important to me, my job and TMS than this idea.  It has transformed TMS and my job. The idea is to work on your business rather than in your business.  Start by putting aside 1 hour 1 day each week and spend it on marketing your
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“Fail Faster”

Jul 1st, 2011 | By

I might be wrong about who said it.  I think it was the CEO of 3M a while back who said, “We need to Fail Faster”.  Again, while I don’t remember who it was for sure, I do remember that it was the CEO of a company that brought bunches of new, successful, innovative products
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What is your most valuable business asset?

Jun 14th, 2011 | By

By Ted Lanzaro, CPA If you were to ask this question of several business owners, you could bet that you would get a number of different answers.  Some would say their employees; others would mention their computers or machinery, or perhaps their inventory.  They would all be wrong!  The most valuable asset in your business
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How tax planning prior to year end can save you big dollars on your taxes

Jun 7th, 2011 | By

Never A Bad Time To Do Some Tax Planning! By Theodore D. Lanzaro, CPA One of the biggest mistakes made by business owners and real estate investors is waiting until it is too late to assess the tax impact of your business income and real estate transactions.  There are several reasons for this: The tax
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Unique Selling Proposition Review

Apr 27th, 2011 | By

Your USP answers the question “Why should I, your prospect, do business with you verses any and every other option available to me in your category.” Your USP usually is about one of more of the following 5 things: 1. Price 2. Product – A product that is different than anyone else. 3. Process –
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How to Get the Story Learner’s Edge

Apr 23rd, 2011 | By

By Steve Farber I’ve never met anyone who said they left a company because they were recognized too much, and, I would guess, neither have you. We crave for others to notice our work, appreciate our accomplishments and recognize our contributions.  Leaders make a practice of doing just that. The most impressive leaders-the Extreme Leaders-go
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