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Ideas really are a dime a dozen. “Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has had an idea,” said Nolan Bushnell, founder of both Atari, Inc. and Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza-Time Theater chain. “It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.” Count the father-and-son […]
Family-run companies are in many respects the backbone of American business. They are typically the most stable of small businesses, with a much lower failure rate than other small business models. Some of the largest and most successful companies in America are family owned and operated, yet 70 percent of family-run businesses don’t make it […]
In spite of a changing economy, Americans are determined to save & invest more money in 2010 according to an annual New Year’s Resolution survey released by TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: AMTD). While health-related resolutions, such as exercising more and losing weight, remained a top resolution, 75% of respondents report they will make at […]
This morning Steve Dalbec put his shoes on, walked into the decked-out Home Video Studio in his suburban Denver residence and began his day’s work by firing up the rack of equipment that is part and parcel of his trade. At that moment his colleague, Chad Godfrey pulled into a parking space near his suburban […]
Having a small business doesn’t mean that you have to do things on a small scale. With the wide spread use of social media, or what some people call conversational media, you can get your message out to the public in a big way. Take a look at some of the bigger brands out there—JetBlue, […]
Alan Katz is the president of a unique personal fitness franchise called EduFit. The concept permits small groups of people to workout with customized training. This cuts costs to clients and studio owners benefit from the opportunity to maximize client revenue. EduFit sacrifices nothing in the process. Monthly fees and long-term contracts are eliminated and […]
With a phone in the basement of his suburban St. Louis home forwarding calls to his cell phone, Bernie Squitieri launched Arnold Taxi in November 1995. His fleet of vehicles consisted of a 1989 Chevy Caprice. Having moved to St. Louis from the Bronx, where he was general manager of one of the borough’s largest […]
You may already know that defining and communicating your unique personal brand on the job is a powerful way to further your career. But have you ever thought about the connection between your personal brand and your company’s brand? What role does that “connection” – or lack of a connection – play in your career […]
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Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Denis Stepansky moved to America at the age of 19. Settling in New York, he graduated with an IT degree from Brooklyn College in 2001. His dream was to make it big in America. Today, he is the president/founder of ItsHot.com, an online discount diamond jewelry and watch store, with a […]
Most people are familiar with the term “Web 2.0,” which refers to a second generation of web development and design that focuses on fostering social networking via the web. Innovative companies are beginning to embrace Web 2.0 as a way to enhance communication, information sharing, and collaboration, thereby allowing them to work smarter rather than […]
Check out our newest issue landing on the stand before March 2010.
Businesses seem to be waiting for government stimulus money to trickle down into their cash flow. Unfortunately, few people seem aware of the glacial slowness of big government. Rather than wait on the Fed, businesses can create their own stimulus plan. While in this economy it’s hard to increase sales, it’s easy to focus on […]
Flat broke and out of work, in 1964 Wayne Gey answered a classified ad for an errand boy at a Tampa, Florida, company that installed fire sprinklers. Gey was ambitious but he never imagined he’d wind up owning a company that posts sales of $81 million a year installing automatic fire sprinkler and alarm systems […]