Category Archives: How to Fail in Business,while trying really hard

Essays related to Andy’s Book of the same title. Possible 2nd Edition inserts and revisions

Scratching to the horizon

One of the few but important lessons burned into my memory from my long gone surfing days applies to small business.  Simply put, as a small business owner you cannot focus on failure or in a surfing metaphor, when caught … Continue reading

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Drop the Anchor!

Managing a business requires among other things, the ability to manage costs. During a recession that has never been more true. In particular, labor costs can be managed by doing what needs to be done from time to time in … Continue reading

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Vientos

When the wind howls through the rigging and under the boat stands at Naupactus it is time to put your back to it and wait it out. It usually only lasts a day, but enduring that day requires just a little bit more … Continue reading

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