Friday , 18 April 2014

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The Dramatic Effects Aspartame (diet-soda) Can Have on Your Career and Small Business


Let me start off by saying that I was a habitual soda drinker my most of my life. Like many children and adults I used to drink between two and six normal sugar packed sodas per day as a child. Unfortunately like many other parents, mine did not have a real understanding of nutritional value and the underlying health consequences ... Read More »

Why Do Second Generation Businesses Fail


I recently received a call from a client whose employer is on the brink of bankruptcy. It is so bad that they have hired a business consultant (me) to help them start their own small business in the event their employer lays them off and declares bankruptcy. As, she likes to put it “I am preparing myself”. This is not ... Read More »

Update Your Business Technology Before You Sell Your Business


Technology involves such a wide array of unique facets that it can be difficult to even grasp let alone implement effectively. That is where we come in! Our team has assisted in the development and implementation of complete and custom technological and online presence updates for thousands of companies and their brands. Software From Point of Sale and accounting software ... Read More »

Watch Out For Those Corner Cutters and Always Keep Good Company


Today I had a very important refresher on why it is very important that you only associate and do business with credible businesses and non-sketchy individuals, and always keep good company. Let me explain, I was contacted today by someone I would call a business associate, but don’t know very well. We exchanged some small talk and then he asked ... Read More »

Social Media as Public Relations Department


Social media has become a force that redefines public image and brand representation. A company or business that does not utilize social media will be surprised by the negative attention it can attract. Social media is used as a template to learn what communication goes on between the company and the customer, as well as how your company responds to ... Read More »

A Rant on Why Spamming My Linkedin Inbox is Bad for Your Business


Ok, I’m sure you have been spammed at least once if you have an account on LinkedIn. Let me guess, it was done by either a “long term” online contact that you never actually met, or it’s actually someone you know well.  Either way, it’s an instant neon credibility sign flashing LOSER over their heads! Why do these people do ... Read More »

Return Of Principal Is More Important Than Rate Of Return


OMG. Do you know how sick and tired I am of receiving investment pitch, after pitch offering me HIGH Returns? I decided this week Monday, May 27, 2013 to Friday the 31st to count how many I received, what’s your guess? Answer. THIRTY-ONE investment proposals which were offering me as high as 200% returns – how CRAZY, right? The only ... Read More »

American Greed: The Show Everyone Who Invests Money Should Watch


Let’s admit it. We all want to be rich and sometimes famous – more often than not just rich. Have you watched the CNBC show American Greed? I watch it all the time. I stated to watch American Greed about a year ago when I came across it one night while I was working late and wanted some background noise ... Read More »

Click Bombing – Google’s Dirty Little Secret


Every day, thousands of people join the growing collection of blogs and websites trying to earn income via Google Adsense. Unfortunately, rival websites and blogs are increasingly click bombing the Adsense accounts of their competition, forcing Google to shut down a user’s Adsense account and income. What is Click Bombing? When a user signs up for a Google Adsense account, ... Read More »

EXPOSED: Google’s International Space Station April Fool’s “Easter Egg” Joke


Happy April Fools Day from Google Analytic’s!  Funny as it sounds our team was investigating another issue when all the sudden we seen a surge in visitors to our website… We started to investigate further and then we see a BIG green dot on the analytic’s screen below, we move our move to the large green circle and it says “International Space Station – Control Room”, as ... Read More »

Oprah Winfrey and a Life of Firsts

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 29:  Oprah Winfrey speaks during the 'The Rosie Show' panel during the OWN portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 28, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

As both the first African American woman and the youngest, Oprah Winfrey anchored the news at WTFV-TV in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 19 after starting in radio at WVOL when she was only 17. Advancing quickly up the broadcasting ladder, she went on to begin hosting talk shows in the 70′s. The Groundbreaking Oprah Winfrey Show In 1984, ... Read More »

Jessica Alba: Integrity as a Business Strategy

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As one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood, Jessica Alba has had a lot of opportunity to use her sexuality to her advantage. Despite this, she has instead chosen to take a career path which focuses on her sense of ethics. Even her flagship business pursuit, The Honest Company, is centered around a desire to do good in the ... Read More »