Make The Deal: A Case Study on Decision-Making

Making a good deal requires understanding what you will gain and what you must lose. Deal-making is almost as old as time. Part of what makes some people better deal-makers than others, is their ability to evaluate a deal beyond their emotions. Emotions are essential in making a deal; often emotions can signal red flags…

The Entrepreneur Age

It’s been said that everyone has a “side-hustle” or a “side-gig.”  And that really has become the norm in many quadrants of American society.  While it may be that many seek to follow a dream, many people do so to create extra or additional income for themselves.  While I totally believe in following your dreams,…

Do This One Thing For Business Success

If you’re an entrepreneur, business owner or any other kind of professional you know the challenges that you may face reaching your goal.  There is a myth out there that your “fancy” startup will get tons of funding from savvy venture capitalists hoping to invest  in the latest hot app or business venture.  However the…

Five African Quotes for Business

Evidence shows that more than 60,000 years BC, Africans had trade routes all over the world reaching as far as the Americas.  The Olmecs of Mexico, along with their great monuments depict what experts believe to be Africans with shared religious similarities that help solidify evidence that suggests Africans were prolific traders and travelers in…

Inspire Fire: The Legacy of Good Business

If you’re in business, you know the road can be a challenge.  Many people  say they like the autonomy of working for themselves, but ignore the real grit it takes to keep the business engines running (both literally and figuratively) or to navigate difficult stages in the life of a business.  Business owners, entrepreneurs, artists…