business

Trust Your Gut.. if you suspect employee theft

October 22, 2018

When the end of the day cannot come soon enough, and the tension in the office can no longer be ignored, you know something must be done. But where do you even start? Snippiness fills the office and employees are lashing out, but your head is already reeling with a hundred other thoughts to even […]

Be The Boss: Embezzlement Nightmares

October 15, 2018

“I hate calls like these,” I thought as I hung up the phone. My heart ached. A dentist discovered his longtime, trusted employee had been stealing his hard earned money from the practice. It had been my seventh call that week. He alternated from anger over the theft to heartache over losing the relationship. “But, […]

Calling All Practice Nightmares: Lessons from Chef Ramsay

October 11, 2018

Kitchen Nightmares with Chef Ramsay is a favorite show. After initially watching it, I quickly realized there is a lot of business takeaways that business owners can learn from Chef Gordon Ramsay. If you have never watched the show, failing restaurants invite Gordon Ramsay into their businesses to determine what is wrong and then fix […]

6 Essential Takeaways After 21 Years In Business

October 2, 2018

1997 was a long time ago. The world is different in so many ways now and yet, not so vastly different in so many other ways. I am certainly different now than I was 21 years ago, but the lessons I have learned along the way have been essential to the growth of my business. […]

It’s Time To Review Your W-4 Tax Withholding. Here’s Why.

August 20, 2018

With the new payroll tax cuts signed to order, it was difficult not to get excited. It was awesome to get more in our paychecks to pay the bills. However, if you did not carefully evaluate how the tax cuts would affect you personally, you may not be celebrating April 2019. What Is Your W-4 […]

My Dad’s Legacy Shared in 10 Life Lessons

May 29, 2018

Last Tuesday, May 22nd, my dad would have been 106. The date had become a reflection on my dad’s perseverance through a difficult life. From watching how my dad, and my granddad before him, chose to live life to their lives to the fullest and take every opportunity presented to them, I learned the basis […]