Mar
12
2014

Frontloading

The recent discussion about running a business on credit produced some interesting responses. It’s clear that a line of credit is useful and, in some instances, essential. (Read More…)

Mar
05
2014

Not what I pictured

The other day I was reading an article about Venezuelan eco-cabanas being constructed as an example of how to build low-cost, environmentally friendly dwellings. (Read More…)

Feb
28
2014

Sick of being sick

The flu is going around and it has found me. (Read More…)

Feb
26
2014

Quit messing around!

If I had a crew that was as incapable of getting their job done as our current Congress seems to be, I would fire the lot. (Read More…)

Feb
18
2014

I’m not that old!

OK, I’m not a young man anymore and I become less so with each passing year. But, like the Energizer Bunny, I’m still going. And at a pretty good clip, too. (Read More…)

Feb
12
2014

Tackling health care

Even if it is only from a standpoint of enlightened self interest, the health and well being of your employees directly affects your company’s productivity. (Read More…)

Jan
31
2014

My head is spinning

I have always had the sense that being in debt is a bad thing. It’s much better to not owe anyone, work with available resources, and live within one’s means. (Read More…)

Jan
29
2014

Problem solving

I think the most important aspect of running a business is having the ability to solve problems on the fly. (Read More…)

Jan
21
2014

So many holidays

I woke up on the morning of Martin Luther King Jr. Day thinking about how many holidays we don’t take off. (Read More…)

Jan
15
2014

Economic hangover?

The other day I was driving around and listening to one of those programs about money and the economy. They were talking about how the economy was much better but that there were still high unemployment numbers. (Read More…)