LatestSmall Business Outlook in America, Direct Capital
August 22, 2012, No comments

Last week, we asked if some of the economic signs were heralding a second recession. That would be the so-called double dip that many have feared, and it’s obviously a […]

Business Lending in the Recession

A Not-So-Fond Look At How The Recession Hurt Lending

June 1, 2012, No comments

There’s plenty of hand-wringing going on about the state of lending in this country, and with good reason. Anyone who remembers the good ol̵ ...

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Just Say No to a Double Dip Recession

July 21, 2010, No comments

Since the inception of this blog we have been preaching the mantra “we refuse to participate in the recession”. Just when we thought we co ...


Why The Recession Is Good For Your Small Business

July 2, 2010, 1 Comment

We’ve written extensively on this blog about the effects of the recession on small businesses in the US. Regular readers know that we refused to ...

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    What Is Your Normal?
    March 17, 2010, No comments

    What is your normal that is unique to your customers? You may have heard the term “value proposition,” “unique selling proposition,” “competitive advantage,” etc, etc. In the end what they […]

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    State of the Union for Small Business
    February 2, 2010, No comments

    Most small business owners will agree that 2009 was a tough year and they look forward to a true economic turn-around in 2010. Regardless of your political leanings, most agree […]