Kicking Your Butt

February 1, 2010 7:45 pm0 comments

Kicking you own Ass. It’s one of my favorite scenes from a Jim Carey movie call Liar, Liar. Here’s the lesson  If your harder on yourself, if you demand more from yourself than what is expected life becomes easier. Sales people are always asking me, “Bert, how do I motivate […]

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Free Publicity or Keeping Tabs on Competitor for Free

January 29, 2010 10:34 pm0 comments

Google has a very helpful service which can help you get more publicity or keep tabs on your competitor. And the best part it’s FREE! It’s like a having an media clipping service which scrutinizes both the web and Google News database, then sends you an email as soon as […]

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10.5 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Starting A Business

July 8, 2009 6:32 am1 comment

The following list is derived from my experience. Based on my actions and results I retired from corporate America at the age of 28. Filed bankruptcy at 30. I’ve been involved in several successful businesses and many unsuccessful ones too. #1 – Never let your expenses exceed your sales. Yeah, […]

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Social Media

July 2, 2008 8:58 am0 comments

Social media are media for social interaction, using highly accessible and scalable publishing techniques.

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Symptoms of a Troubled Business

January 17, 2008 9:12 am0 comments

Executives who encounter corporate distress often go through the same emotional stages as dying people: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and finally acceptance. The last stage is when most corporations hire turnaround professionals, unless they are forced to do so earlier by a lender, equity sponsor, or bankruptcy court. Corporate managers […]

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