Consumable Business Model

Traditionally, businesses concentrating on selling a product or service. The money was made at the point of the initial sale. All the focus was on making the product or service stand out based on quality, convenience, easy of use, cost, or a host of other...

Enclosed Bulletin Boards

I have a dream laundry room. It's so amazing that a number of people (honestly!) snuck downstairs to see it when I held a large group event. Now, it's true that I talk about my laundry room in one of conference speeches on home organization systems. So it is famous,...

Walgreens vs. Express Scripts

With all the hubbub about healthcare, only a few are calling out about how competition — real competition, with known pricing, no bogus state line restrictions, and other innovations — will bring about improvements. I'm a big believer in dynamic market capitalism. For...

Brand Your Business

Recently I took my son to an orthodontic appointment in a very nice office building. The architecture was beautiful, the landscaping plush, the furnishings stylish. Whether or not any particular business that rented space there was financially sound or reliable, the...

5 Simple Business Advertising Ideas

If you have a new business — particularly a home business — one of the hardest things is getting the word out about what you have to offer. Here are some inexpensive, effective business advertising ideas to help get you started. Financial independence is only a client...