Test Scores, Profits, and Page Views are Measurements, Not Primary Goals

I’m a little disturbed by at least a couple of news story themes that I’ve heard recently:  “Can Eliminating [X program] Improve Test Scores?” and “Students to be Moved to Schools to Improve [the school’s] Test Scores.” The former concept sounds like a fishing expedition to find a way to take money from “non-essential” programs. […]

Read · 10 (More) Reasons Why Your Business is Tanking

· 10 (More) Reasons Why Your Business is Tanking. 1.  You’re scared to charge what you’re worth. Number 1 is the biggest failure point that I’ve seen otherwise good business owners make.  Think about it.  Your plumber won’t show up for less than $70.  Neither will your electrician.  They’ve perfected their craft, licensed, and insured […]

Questions for Entrepreneurs

Link:  So, You Want to Be an Entrepreneur – WSJ.com. @JoeWheeler suggested that #8 on the list should be moved to #1.  I think #2 is close, but not quite there.  I think the fallacy is that entrepreneurship is a path to an “easier life.”  The reality is that striking out on your own should […]