Tag Archives: family business

A profitable life at any level

Started teaching a course on entrepreneurship tonight and the subject turned to cash flow. We were taking about the 7 C’s of lending which includes collateral. Collateral represents the ability to save and is required for any type of loan. … Continue reading

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Business Coaching, Who needs it!

Why is something that is so obvious so hard to grasp sometimes? When I mentioned casually to group of friends watching a golf tournament that I do business coaching, one remark came back, “Coaching, who needs it.” What struck me … Continue reading

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Edwards Deming and the Family Business

 I recently was turned on to a 1984 video by W. Edwards Deming, the guru of Japanese quality and innovation. In the Five Deadly Diseases of Management, Deming correctly identifies the short term focus of management as well as the … Continue reading

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