Focus For Unfocused Entrepreneurs

It’s been six months since my last post.  That can make it difficult to focus in on what to write next. It’s quite a long time in the Land of Bloggingham. My last post caused me to stop and recalibrate the direction of this blog, my coaching business, and my...
How To Navigate A Professional Storm

How To Navigate A Professional Storm

I want to share about a personal struggle through a professional storm that I have never shared publicly. Until now. And I have to tell you, it is a little uncomfortable for me to do this. Everyone Has A Story You and I both – every last one of us – have a...
When Government Protection Becomes Friendly Fire

When Government Protection Becomes Friendly Fire

We stepped into a hornet’s nest recently.  Quite by accident. Which I suppose is the only way one steps into a hornet’s nest. Apparently, my wife and I run a sweat shop. At least that’s what our state Department of Labor seems to fear. Two months ago we...
Why Separating Business and Family is Impossible

Why Separating Business and Family is Impossible

My wife and I own a small mom and pop business in our community. We’ve had it for a little over ten years. In that time it has completely changed our understanding of the role of small business – I mean REALLY small business – plays in our economy. We...