Your marketplace is changing. Are you keeping up?

A friend of mine observed that I tend to change my brand a lot: Longtime readers will know that I’ve shifted various aspects of my blog and my brand over the years. The reason for this continuous shift isn’t a lack of definition about who I am or what I do; it’s not because I […]

Online reputation management: How to clean up or eliminate unfavorable search results

No matter how good your business is, you’re bound to get some bad press at some point. It’s a part of business but wouldn’t be so bad… if it didn’t appear on the first page of a Google search result! Somehow, bad news or reviews seem magnetized to the very top of search results, and […]

Just read: ‘Why Retail Investors Still Avoid Stocks’ at BusinessWeek

If you invest, or if you pay attention to the economy, read this article. Period. Why Retail Investors Still Avoid Stocks – BusinessWeek. Great insight from Brad Barber of the University of California, Davis. And retail investors (that’s the regular folk who invest their hard-earned money) should particularly pay attention to the answer to the […]

Turn your plateaus into springboards for a brighter business future

Last night I received a call from a friend of mine who is contemplating a move. He is an independent consultant affiliated with a national organization and he’s been offered an interesting opportunity with another organization. His current position offers a higher potential cash flow (although a big payday hasn’t happened yet) and the new […]