Hits at 3 am

The Key to Future Value is the Wisdom to Wait

The Key to Future Value is the Wisdom to Wait

Gary’s local downtown area was undergoing significant change. The city center had many vacant buildings. Gary saw an opportunity -- buy, renovate and rent these empty buildings, but only if he could “buy them right.”

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Newspaper Book Review

Newspaper Book Review

Mind + Metrics = Success By Tom Durkin, in the business section of The Union — Nevada County

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Big Bottleneck Disappears After Firm Changes Focus

Big Bottleneck Disappears After Firm Changes Focus

Roger's equipment manufacturing for the building industry was growing, buy why were the profits squeezed?

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Never-Ending Improvement Builds Net Worth

Never-Ending Improvement Builds Net Worth

Business was booming for Gordon's fiberglass boat manufacturing, even when they added a second shift production was still not meeting demand.

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A Crisis Becomes a Catalyst

A Crisis Becomes a Catalyst

Charlie's engineering company won a 2-year state contract to improve 25 miles of highway. It was soon apparent they had significantly underestimated the costs and were heading for a loss of several hundred thousand dollars.

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What You Can Measure, You Can Manage

What You Can Measure, You Can Manage

Bill was a painting contractor. He signed a contract to repaint a large motel but the job was falling behind schedule and facing penalties for not finishing on time.

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"Hits" at 3 am

"Hits" at 3 am

Sleeplessness has been a lifelong issue, but I have come to value these silent hours, after the dreams or demons have gone.

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A Tale of Two Businesses

A Tale of Two Businesses

In despair at ever finding the key to success in my own small business I stumbled on this fable

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