There Is A New Free Tool To Help You Size Up Your Competition

There is a new free tool that can help you determine where you stand competition wise in your area.  You can find the tool on the SBA website.  It’s called “Sizeup”. To see the complete story click here or you can enter the website address at If you haven’t already you need to go to … Read more

Taking Advantage Of Opportunities Offered Minority Owned Companies Requires Proper Planning

There are opportunities offered to minority owned businesses.  That’s a fact! The problem or misconception is about the simple concept of ownership.  Ownership does not mean to have a minority member of the company and then proclaim that it is owned by a minority.  Not even if it is 50% owned; to qualify as a … Read more

The Business Plan Is Essential To Finding Financing And The Success Of A Small Business

A recent article from the NY Times reported that under capitalization or the lack of cash is one of the main reasons that most small businesses fail in the first five (5) years so financing should be one of the main considerations the entrepreneur needs to address when entering the business world.  To read that … Read more

Creative Thinking Is A Success Tactic To Be Added To Your Arsenal For Success

Ahh Weedhopper!  Today it is raining hard in beautiful downtown Queen Creek, Arizona and I am going to get deep on you with wisdom that surprises even me!  But I digress—– Creative thinking is essential to be successful in business!  The ability to resolve issues before they develop into problems will often make the difference … Read more

Contracting Is A People Business-Make People Feel Good About Themselves – A Success Tactic

If you really want your contracting business to be successful you need to remember that business is about people. Everybody is important because any business is only as good as its people.  If you do not have good people supporting you and helping you; believe me you are dead in the water. As you grow … Read more