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PPP Loans and Public Shaming

On March 27, the US Congress approved a $2.2 trillion stimulus bill intended to inject money into the economy to help the millions of workers and small businesses devastated by COVID-19 closures. The CARES Act provided for $350 billion for small (500 employees or fewer) businesses. Applicants were required to certify that they believed “current […]

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Business Ownership No Self-Indulgent Path to Success

“Most of my friends assume that business owners spend their money and time on cocaine and hookers.” This jaw-dropping quote came from a young man I was talking with recently about money, investing, and running a business. I was shocked; this was a money script I had never heard.

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Successful Succession Planning Starts Early

Building a successful small business is somewhat like being a parent. You start with an infant enterprise that needs constant attention and often deprives you of sleep. You foster it through various stages of growth, including some rocky times, and enjoy seeing it become able to stand on its own. And eventually, you may rely […]

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