Why Everybody Should Take Business Basics

Yesterday I spoke with a mortgage broker. A client has a limited liability company that is treated like a corporation for tax purposes. The broker wouldn’t allow the profit from the business to be counted as part of the client’s personal income. I don’t know if that is a regulation or if the broker didn’t…

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Would You Buy This Restaurant?

I was looking at some businesses for sale in my area. I thought you’d find this interesting.

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You Will See It When You Believe It

Of course the usual saying is “I’ll believe it when I see it.” Wayne Dyer said, “You’ll see it when you believe it.” Many if not most people would find that to be a rather silly statement. We see what is there. Belief has nothing to do with it. I’ve had a couple of interesting…

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Deprogram and Reprogram Your Brain for Success

I have a set of tapes of Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich. On one tape, he said that he had never failed to accomplish anything he wanted in life – unless he wavered in his desire to accomplish it. I’ve found the same thing.

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A Major Lesson for All Entrepreneurs: There Is No Such Thing as SOMEthing for NOthing

A major lesson for all entrepreneurs: In the entire universe, there is no such thing as Some thing for No thing. That is from one of my mentors, Jack Boland. Jack was a Unity minister in Detroit. I learned from him via cassette tapes that I bought from the church. A “friend” (you know the…

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It All Starts with Vision

B. J. Palmer had a saying on a wall at Palmer College of Chiropractic that went something like this – Many people have the eyesight of an eagle and the vision of a clam. A friend just posted that after watching Trump’s acceptance speech, he didn’t see the plan for accomplishment. That comment actually sparked…

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Perseverance

I’m changing from Quickbooks desktop to Quickbooks Online. Due to some problems I’m having, I believe my desktop file may be corrupted. My intention was to get my bank information for the year and put it online. Two of three accounts uploaded fine. The one that would not is the one with the most transactions.…

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Adding Beauty to Life

I’ve been a rather practical person. When I was in college, I was teased that if they wanted to show a prospective student what a dorm room looked like, they could show mine because I hadn’t done anything with it. One year I did paint the walls. I never hung pictures. I was there to…

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Are You Being Productive?

I attended a meeting conducted by former Microsoft employees who had become millionaires. They were looking for investment opportunities. Two men hadn’t seen each other in a long time and one said, “Are you staying busy?” The other replied, “That is the wrong question. The question is: Are you being productive?”

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