This week on my Blog Talk Radio show, Talk Business With Howard, the 5 Minute Business Strategy topics included: profits, having the right attitude, showing appreciation to your customers or clients and… the business lessons learned from the NFL replacement referees. On the Wednesday Edition of the radio show, the guest was Jezra Kaye, author of […]

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  Over the weekend I saw the movie, Moneyball. The film is based on the true story of Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics. Billy initiated a player and game strategy based on a theory presented to him about how baseball games can be won without a huge player payroll. The Boston […]

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  There is a big difference between corporations that sell tens of millions of dollars per year and the entrepreneurial, family run businesses that may do only a few to several million dollars per year. Although you can’t compare the two businesses there are lessons to be learned from the major corporations. For instance, Cisco […]

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From daily life comes many lessons that can be applied to business. Over the weekend was no exception. At the Indiana State Fair last Saturday evening, the country music duo, Sugarland, was scheduled to perform. Bad weather was in the area and as it neared the time for the band to come on stage the […]

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There have been many business lessons learned from the Great Recession and the continued downturn in our economy. While there are many reasons why businesses aren’t hiring one primary reason is that many CEOs, presidents and business owners have realized they can run their businesses with fewer employees just by thinking through their business in […]

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There are so many heroes in the Chile mine rescue that it would be impossible to comment on and acknowledge all of them.  The entire scenario has an unreal atmosphere to it because most of us will never experience anything like this in our own lifetimes.  It almost seems like this amazing real life story is […]

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There are so many business lessons from General Motors that it is almost impossible to list them all.  If you have a family or entrepreneurial business you could be asking: how does any lesson from GM apply to me? The answer is:  The business lessons coming from GM do apply to small and medium sized […]

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On Monday, the stock market took a dive of 777.68 points on news the congressional financial bailout wouldn’t pass.  This sent shock waves through Wall Street and the nation as it was assumed the House had the votes in order to pass the bill and send it onto the Senate.  There was doom and gloom […]

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Your head is probably swirling right now.  Business could be better.  The stock market is beyond unpredictable.  There’s a presidential election coming up.  Credit is tight.  The business world appears to be in chaos.  Congress is trying to save the financial systems.  There are great business lessons here. As business people, it’s important for all of […]

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Florida is synonymous with sun, beaches and… Publix. If you have ever visited Florida or if you live here, as I do, and you need a grocery store, you have probably been to Publix. The Publix motto is, Where Shopping is a Pleasure. And it is. According to the Publix website, www.publix.com, founded in 1930, […]

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