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Christmas, NOT X-mas
  • Friday, December 29th, 2006 at 12:47 pm
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Recent article from our newsletter by Chris Hurn . . . __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Like many, this is my favorite time of year — as much for the Holidays and “attitude adjustment” many people seem to go through, as for my exhaustion soon to be relieved. I’m usually exhausted physically, mentally and emotionally this time of year Read More »

Do you think the SBA’s adrift???
  • Friday, December 15th, 2006 at 12:44 pm

An article published recently by many of the American Business Journals addressed the current state of the SBA and what their extension until February 2nd will mean for the agency. (You can find the link to this article below). One of the biggest issues addressed was the SBA’s 7(a) Program, a government subsidized program that Read More »

Formal Friday Follies
  • Wednesday, December 13th, 2006 at 12:43 pm

Several months back, I think it was a month or two after we expanded into additional space last January which would have marked the fourth expansion of our company in less than four years, Geof and I decided that while we did have informal, casual Fridays on which we allowed employees to wear blue jeans, Read More »

“What’s with all the ‘ACE of Spades’ references?”
  • Monday, December 4th, 2006 at 12:40 pm

That was the comment of at least one Member who read last month’s Newsletter, and several more probably thought the same thing. By the time you’re reading this, we will have just concluded our first-ever ACE Summit in Orlando. But let me back up a bit and explain exactly what THAT means. For some time, Read More »

True and Brief Entrepreneur Story – Richard Branson
  • Wednesday, November 29th, 2006 at 12:39 pm
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The founder of Virgin Atlantic Airlines, Virgin Cola, Virgin Mobile, and lots of other Virgin lines, Richard Branson, had no formal training, no education, no money, and no nothing and yet he became a billionaire at the age of 39. Apparently his mother was sitting down telling true stories about her son to the BBC Read More »