Making it easier – isn’t that what your clients really want?

photo credit: xiaming Yesterday, we talked about making it easier for your clients to do – whatever it is that you make them do, hopefully not making them do it at all. But what about making it easier to do the things that you can’t eliminate? One example is making it easier to reorder from […]

Your clients have better things to do

While I never met Bruce Barrington, one of the reasons I really admire him is something he said long ago about the things that programming tools make you do when building a program. Bruce said: Anything you have to do every time shouldn’t have to be done at all. photo credit: babasteve Frankly, I think […]

86 percent have no plan. Are you wandering in the desert with them?

photo credit: cdibona Prior to teaching an online internet business course, Jack Humphrey recently surveyed his class of almost 200 students from across the globe. He reported on the results a few days ago. One of the things he asked his class is “Do you have a plan for your business?” EIGHTY SIX percent said […]

Fundamental excuses for Memphis and your business

photo credit: *sean Runner up Memphis Tigers lost last night’s NCAA men’s basketball championship game to Kansas, 75-68 in overtime. Because of a single free throw. All season long, Memphis head coach John Calipari has been making excuses about his team’s poor free throw shooting. All season long, Calipari appeared to discount, if not blow […]

What are the obstacles to making your small business more successful?

I meet all different types of business owners. Some new, some experienced and most somewhere in the middle. They all have their challenges and their triumphs. They all indicate their success is held up by different things, and they all remark about different things that were obstacles in their past – things that they conquered […]