Do Olympians quit, work harder or work different?

Over the next several weeks, people will win (or lose) an Olympic medal by a thousandth of a second. As we’ve discussed earlier this week (re: the coasting swimmer) and in the past (re: the 212th degree, slight edge stuff), what makes a difference between being #1 and #2 is often trivial – if not […]

Quitting for the wrong reasons

Sometimes, it’s necessary to make the decision to close a business. It isn’t easy and it isn’t something that is done without pain and suffering in some form. Yesterday in Small Business CEO, I read a story about a small business that was calling it quits due to “high oil prices and the economy” (my […]