Monthly Archives: January 2011

To Hell With Business Plans (link fixed)

Most of the entrepreneurs I know have never had a business plan. I’ve never had a business plan and typically turned up my nose at them. They just don’t seem to be worth the paper they are printed on is my thinking.

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To Hell With Business Plans

Inc. Magazine’s February cover story is about how successful entrepreneurs think. Leigh Buchanan writes about research done by Professor Saras Saravathy that supports the hypothesis that entrepreneurs are “Effective” thinkers and MBAs and corporate CEOs are “Causal” thinkers. This means

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Please Give me Your Opinion

If you haven’t already, please take this survey. It is 5 questions and will take 2 minutes. It will help me to prepare the business information, classes and seminars that you want, when you want and where you want.

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Christina Hills Live WordPress Workshop on Sat.

We are really lucky ducks. If you aren’t aware that we have an internet celebrity in our midst, you should be now. Christina Hills of Website Creation Workshop and Shopping Cart Queen commands a big ticket for her on line

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All Women CEO Round Table/Alternative Board

Yesterday I had a meeting of one Alternative Board. An Alternative Board is a facilitated peer to peer advisory board or a CEO round table. (If you aren’t sure about what this is click here.) At this particular meeting only

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Jan. 18 – Executive Learning Lunch

Business Executive Learning Lunch Sponsored monthly by Robertson, Woodford and Summers, CPAs and The Alternative Board Tuesday Jan. 18, 2011 “Selecting the Right Structure for Your Business” Presented by Doug Summers *“What entity structure should I operate under?” *Should it

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Ed Townsend of GV Sign Testifies about The Alternative Board

Ed of Grass Valley Sign speaks of his experience with The Alternative Board Gold Country. Thanks Ed.

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Do this Teleseminar in at your desk or in your Jammies

I forgot to mention that The Village Prospers – A 90 Day Business Success Series starting next Thursday is a webinar / teleseminar. You simply log in or call in to participate.

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The Village Prospers- 90 Day Business Success Series Starts Next Thursday

Are you ready for a new decade? Find out what you can do in the next 90 days to create, re-create, or grow your business. What ever the economy brings, plant the seeds that will keep you competitive, reinvent your

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