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Michael Lewis's The Big Short

One of the best business books I have had the pleasure to read is The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine which was written by one of the very best business writers working today, namely Michael Lewis. After starting it late last year I found it almost impossible Read More
I was very impressed, as I am sure you were, with the rapid growth of Sweet Pete's Candy. Pete and Allison are the kind of honest and hardworking people you really want to see do well in business.

Marcus initially purchased an old 22K s.f. mansion and moved the business in there. Since then sale Read More
I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it is. - Wayne Gretzky

You need to always be a few steps ahead of everyone else in anticipating where the market and society as a whole are headed. This requires that you take time out to read about trends in your industry and figure out w Read More

With the counter-offer things suddenly got very interesting. The deal-maker in Marcus came out when counter-countered with accepting the 20% if he could get 10% of his principal paid back first every year. The 10% would have top priority. On top of that any remaining profits wold be Read More
Small Business Growth Strategy

Precise Graphics has the potential, according to Marcus, to grow to 50 million in sales. Some of this initial growth will result from Marcus utilizing the standard tycoon strategy of having other parts of his empire send business over to the new acquisition. (He hi Read More
Growth Strategy

Marcus will diversify the company's offerings to hit two different types of customers initially. This will help to reduce its vulnerability to economic downturns.

- The custom design line for interior designers will continue as before.

- The new Quick Ship Line will offer Read More
Unfortunately it quickly becomes apparent that the owner, former personal trainer Erik Leander, is going to be very tough to reason with. His reaction to almost everything is to go into combat mode. On top of that he displays a painful lack of understanding as to what's acceptable public behavior. Read More
Business growth is not an option you can afford to pass on. In today's economy a small business either masters growth strategies or it dies. This is why the vast majority of startups are out of business within five years.

Here we review the six most common small business growth strategies an en Read More
Marcus Formulates a Growth Strategy for Standard Burger

In this week's episode our hero Marcus travels to Staten Island to visit Standard Burger after almost two years of pleading by Sammy who is one of the owners. There he finds a single location burger joint that's serving mediocre food and lo Read More
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.- Desiderius Erasmus

Your best shot at surpassing the 100 million milestone comes from jumping into chaos. Tycoons view chaos as opportunity for the new comer. In chaos no longer can one rely on the past to predict the future. Most of the standa Read More

5 Things Your Latino Employees Wish You Understood

Latino employees are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. workforce – in fact, by some estimates one in three working …

Emory Rowland @emoryrowland Provides Lift for Good Guys

Emory Rowland has been helping David face Goliath for some time now. It all started back in 1997, when Rowland launched … More
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