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8 Top Secret Benefits of Business Coaching

March 28, 2022

Most people know that business coaching (executive coaching) can be helpful in terms of developing strategies and improving operations. Still, few realize the full range of benefits of working with a business coach. This article will explore eight major benefits that business coaching can provide for your business. Keep reading to learn why executive coaching … Continue reading 8 Top Secret Benefits of Business Coaching

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Peking to New York in an Hour!

February 3, 2022

That is the claim for a Chinese developed rocket/supersonic aircraft. What better example of a shrinking globe; one filling up with too much information for any human to keep track of. In my CEO meetings the term “Mastermind” demonstrates how individual members know mutually exclusive pieces of information that, when shared, create what is needed … Continue reading Peking to New York in an Hour!

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A Yale University Researcher’s Peak into the Future Post the Pandemic

October 17, 2020

I have to keep track of sources of information about the virus’s impact on the economy, and occasionally I find something worth thinking about and writing about. I found an essay by Dr. Nicholas Christakis that makes some interesting points about the pandemic that are conclusions based on his behavioral research at Yale University. He … Continue reading A Yale University Researcher’s Peak into the Future Post the Pandemic

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Work From Home Here to Stay

August 3, 2020

As I have been involved with virtual training and education for decades, I may be able to coach you in how to successfully make your company operate with a much increased virtual component. I was a co-founder of one of the first accredited all on-line MBA programs, helped build the world’s largest on-line training company, … Continue reading Work From Home Here to Stay

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The few things that getting right can get your company though the Covid crisis

August 2, 2020

I have been a board member of in more than 20 companies through three economic crises and very involved in 19 of them. 11 of the 19 were winners in terms of creating returns to investors and management, and 8 were pretty much busts from a financial point of view. Commonalities in the outcome for … Continue reading The few things that getting right can get your company though the Covid crisis

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Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019; How it can save your company

July 15, 2020

If you are a small business struggling to survive you may have leverage you can use to control your liabilities and stay in business. The Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 is a change to Chapter 11 bankruptcy law  and generally applies to business debtors with secured and unsecured debts less than $2,725,625. More on … Continue reading Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019; How it can save your company

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War Story– Tesseract Inc.

May 30, 2020

Tesseract was a very small personnel software company (annualized revenues of $2M) was financed by a Silicon Valley VC but was on track to run out of money within two months of my joining the company as its CEO. The company’s survival depended on four things: My ability to raise additional capital. Making the company … Continue reading War Story– Tesseract Inc.

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How I Turned a 2008 Business Disaster Into A Victory In Two Easy Steps

May 1, 2020

When the 2008 crisis hit I was in the middle of rolling up 13 European private universities into a public company I had acquired. The concept was to trade my public shares for the shares of the target schools and do a large secondary stock offering on the NYSE. The school owners would benefit from … Continue reading How I Turned a 2008 Business Disaster Into A Victory In Two Easy Steps

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Smart Sparrow, Pty Became the Hawk in its Market

March 13, 2020

I am proud to announce that Smart Sparrow, Pty was recently sold to a large publisher. Over the recent two-year period I was Executive Chairman of this company that provides adaptive courseware development software and related services to the higher education market. My role was coaching the CEO and board in the areas of capital … Continue reading Smart Sparrow, Pty Became the Hawk in its Market

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COVID-19’s Influence on the Health of our Economy

March 13, 2020

COVID-19 is the latest important negative influence on the health of our economy and, likely, your business. In downturns, revenue and cash levels always fall faster than expenses. In some ways, business mirrors biology. Darwin may have said it the best when he surmised, those who survive “are not the strongest or the most intelligent, … Continue reading COVID-19’s Influence on the Health of our Economy

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