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7 Business Planning Fundamentals for Hard Times

by Tim Berry

Time flies. Thirteen months ago I posted Economic Dark Clouds on Small Business Trends. Back then I said “the economic news is clustering now,” but my point was essentially sticking to the fundamentals … With some notable exceptions, your business moves up and down far more because of very-micro specifics of what you and your... Read more »

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Recession, Yes, But There Are Bright Spots

by Tim Berry

Noah Parsons shared this photo on his Lighting Out blog. He took it with his iPhone in the Apple store in San Francisco last weekend. Noah described it to me as “wall to wall people.” No recession showing there. Please don’t get me wrong: I’m not denying the very bad economy; it’s just that there... Read more »