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The SBA Adopts a Double Standard in Lending

Getting cash into small business hands in two days sounds good, but is this good for the economy and for taxpayers? Or is it a return to the Wild West?

I’ve Been Trying to Make Myself Obsolete

And the last few weeks have shown that I’m getting there. But there’s much more to do.

Making a Statement about the Crisis in Israel and Gaza

I have mulled this repeatedly: this is my issue, but does that make it the company’s issue? 

The Right Time to Clean Up Your Books Is Now 

For many entrepreneurs, accounting is the last thing they think about when they start a business.

Is the Change Temporary or Permanent?

That's the first question to ask when things go awry at your business. Here's how some businesses have approached recent challenges.

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When The Going Gets Tough

There’s lots of information about scaling up, but scaling down can be just as challenging and just as important.

Should Higher Interest Rates Stop You In Your Tracks?

If the numbers for your project make sense at today's rates, consider proceeding with the investment. 

I Need Help With My Email

Last week, I started testing a system with one of my teammates. I feel like I’m in withdrawal.

Scaling a Business When You Can’t Find Employees

Meet a pool contractor who’s too busy to figure out how to stop turning away business.

I’m Still Struggling with a Big Decision

I spend a lot of time looking at the issues other entrepreneurs confront. It often seems clear to me what these entrepreneurs should do. But when it comes to my own business, it’s not always so clear.

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