At the 2015 Academy Awards Lady Gaga gave the performance of her career during the tribute to the 50th anniversary of the classic film, The Sound Of Music – which is probably a favorite movie of many reading this blog post. Lady Gaga’s performance was breathtaking and potentially career changing. It certainly brought highly […]

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The business landscape is littered with business failures. News headlines feature companies in trouble, with weak earnings reports, or worse yet, going out of business. It’s not limited to just companies. It’s also about individual business people from top ranking CEOs, founders and business owners to every level of management on down through a company’s […]

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  As a CEO, president or business owner do you know what business you are in? You may answer: software, creative, manufacturing, construction, financial, chemicals, public relations, biotech, robotics, information technology, to name a few. That may be what you do each day when you go to work but the business you are in, regardless […]

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As time goes on future generations tend to not remember or relate to what happened in the past. Many people today are not students of history. In fact, some find it hard to imagine what life was like before the internet and mobile computer devices! Going back centuries, long before most people could read or […]

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If you are a CEO, president or business owner you are in business to: Make a profit Strategically improve and grow your business The question is how do you, on a consistent basis, get new business ideas to achieve your business goals, objectives and plans? Answer: The same way I get ideas for my daily […]

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Do you remember the story (that was actually a fable) of the Dutch boy who stuck his finger in the dyke where it was leaking and saved the country of Holland from disaster? If the boy hadn’t put his finger in the dyke the water would have continued to flow. The hole would have continued […]

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It’s already well into the second month of 2015. 2015 is flying by fast! Now what? Ask yourself this question: What do you want out of this year? Yes, from a personal viewpoint. But more importantly, from a business perspective.   No matter what you may list as your answers I am certain you want: […]

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The month of December marks the fourth anniversary of the Talk Business With Howard radio show (broadcast Monday – Friday) on Blog Talk Radio. The radio show has evolved over the years to its present format, The 5 Minute Business Strategy, with business advice, insight and perspective to improve and grow your business for more […]

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You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘play it forward’ or ‘pay it forward’. In fact, there was a popular movie a number of years ago entitled, Pay It Forward, that perhaps you’ve seen. The concept is that when something good or nice happens to you, you then do similar and do something good or nice for […]

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If you are a fan of professional football and you watch the game on television, you’ve probably seen this: The player scores a touchdown in the end zone and starts dancing all around. The player starts showing off as if he’s never made a touchdown before and lets the emotion of the event go to […]

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