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Welcome to the Transformation Age »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website All of the ladder climbing that I describe in “Time Really Is Money” happens in a business age. Every so often, the rules of business change. In the past 200 years this has occurred several times. First came the Industrial Revolution, […]

The Role of Sales People in Your Business »

CLICK HERE to return to the website Gary Fitzgerald’s Newsletter, Let’s Talk About…… To subscribe to the newsletter CLICK HERE The role of sales in any business is to develop prospects and close new business. It is the primary source of revenue, and though expense management also plays an important part, the sales function is […]

Control Freaks and the American Dream »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website  I grew-up in a family that owned and operated businesses. My Dad was a serial entrepreneur, with all of the good and bad that such a title bestows. Behaving as a functioning family is tough enough; throwing a business into the […]

Let’s Talk About The Blockchain »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website  When Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin a few years ago, something unexpected happened: a far more important technology was created – the blockchain. Bitcoin is still the biggest blockchain, but that is almost a side story now. I think blockchain will do […]

Building a Business Advisory Team »

CLICK HERE to return to the website Gary Fitzgerald’s Newsletter, Let’s Talk About…… To subscribe to the newsletter CLICK HERE Some entrepreneurs can successfully run their business for years on the strength of their own passion, intensity, business smarts, and a little bit of luck. They don’t believe they need advice, and don’t ask for […]

Things I Think I Think »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website The following is what happens when I think too much for an extended period of time. So let’s blame the Summer break for this. Here are just a few things I think I think: – Never do biz with desperate people, […]

People are Usually the Key to a Successful Business »

Gary Fitzgerald’s Newsletter, Let’s Talk About…… To subscribe to the newsletter CLICK HERE CLICK HERE to return to our website People are usually the key to the success and growth of a business. Most business owners have very high hopes for the people they hire. However, most owners have also been amazed to watch the […]

And You Think Rio 2016 Has Problems »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website I interrupt your Summer vacation with a timely, urgent Midas Moment. Zika virus? Green pool water? Polluted bay water? Incomplete venues? Ha! The Rio Olympics are a gift from the Olympus gods when compared to the 1904 St. Louis Olympics. Bet […]

Outgrowing the Sole Proprietorship »

CLICK HERE to return to the website Gary Fitzgerald’s Newsletter, Let’s Talk About…… To subscribe to the newsletter CLICK HERE Jerry Sims started his small business from scratch, and has always run it as a sole proprietorship. Now that his revenues have become predictable, and he’s added employees, he knows he needs to operate more […]

The Tear In Our Social Contract »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website The U.S. is facing numerous seemingly unsolvable travails. But far and away the most important dilemma is typically not even mentioned in the press. What might this be? Our social contract is torn. America’s social contract was created from the patriotic […]