Monthly Archives: May 2010

Five Lessons Every Small Business Can Learn From…Mad Men

On July 25th, Matt Weiner’s journey through the Madison Avenue advertising world of the 1960s returns to television. Mad Men, has been nominated for 32 Emmys, winning nine of them, and has won four of its eight Golden Globe nominations, … Continue reading

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Can Your Business Be Carbon Neutral?

If you open the fridge at most offices, you’ll find a couple of plastic containers which require CDC clearance to open, an assortment of soda, and a few bottles of water. Bottled water has taken a beating lately, with reports … Continue reading

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Millionaire Entrepreneurs Who Didn’t Need a College Degree

This is the story of an stereotypical college dropout’s day. To save time and my sanity, I’m giving you the highlights. This morning on his way into work, he listened to a CD by Aerosmith or Counting Crows. He pulled … Continue reading

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How to Survive (and Thrive) In a Recession

Making money and staying in business require the same diligence, whether the economy is booming or in the death-grip of a recession. Staying in business, and even thriving, requires that business owners: Manage expenses Maximize margins In times of prosperity, … Continue reading

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