Whaddaya Mean, Bootstrapping?

Have you ever tried to pull yourself up by your bootstraps? Do your boots even have straps? Being a Mainer for the last 20 years, I of course own a … Read more

Simple Wisdom from Ben Franklin

Ben Franklin crafted some wonderful pearls of wisdom for business owners. This quote is one of them: If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the … Read more

Three Ways Growth Eats Cash

There are three basic reasons why business growth eats cash: Not all businesses experience all three types of cash-guzzling growth. And some don’t really experience any of these. Understanding which … Read more

Money often costs too much [meme]

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) was an American essayist, philosopher, poet and lecturer. This oft-repeated quote of his is a mere snippet of a very long essay on “Wealth,” which in … Read more

Creating Corporate Partnerships [video]

As your company grows, corporate partnerships may become an option to expand into new markets or deepen penetration of existing markets. While corporate partnerships are usually thought of in the … Read more