small business Archive
If you’re like me, you’re kind sick (hopefully not literately) of this image. It really is a beautiful image of a biological phenomena, little red triangles mounted on pillars fastened to a little ball of fat– who knew such a small thing could cause so much upheaval. It has made me think of a couple
Its often said that history repeats itself. In fact, the ancients would say “there is nothing new under the sun” and one of my favorite quotes from President Truman is: “The only thing new in this world is the history you don’t know.” That has led me to think about some of the current economic
As a business consultant in a rural border town community I interact with a variety of people on a daily basis. Over the years I’ve observed a few social tendencies differentiating rural and urban upbringings and how they could affect how the different economies of Michigan relate (or don’t relate) to each other. My North
Just a few years ago Michigan made a big hullabaloo about Economic Gardening in Michigan Economic Development Circles; The concept of taking what you have from a business development standpoint and improving upon it. In other words, take a small to mid-sized company and figure out what it needs to grow and fill those needs.
Business and commerce are a very singularly human activity. No other creatures on earth buy and sell, products or services. When you think about your activities of coaching a potential entrepreneur in achieving their dreams of becoming their own boss, I find it helpful to always keep this fact in mind. At the core of