Success -vs- Luck

Are you lucky?  I mean really lucky.  Someone said that to me the other day.  They actually said that after asking how my business was doing.  While I was cordial and nodded my head in agreement after the conversation was over I took serious offense to being called lucky. In this case lets talk about “being in the right place at the right time”.  A few years ago I might have not taken so much offense to the comment.  Today, with the push of social and direct networking, less and less of this type of success is really luck....

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Great Small Business News Source

Some of our long time readers may already know this but our website is not just a pretty face.  Click that little “NEWS” button up in the navigation bar.  We post the latest news concerning small businesses.  Our crack staff spends endless hours scouring the web for stories.  Don’t make me lay this guy off, read the “NEWS“.  He has a family. We are also posting these stories on Twiiter.  Just follow...

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Alert | IRS.gov Email Scam

I was almost a victim here. Watch out for emails like this: In recent weeks, a phony e-mail claiming to come from the IRS has been circulating in large numbers. The subject line of the e-mail often states that the e-mail is a notice of underreported income. The e-mail may contain an attachment or a link to a bogus Web page directing taxpayers to their “tax statement.” In either case, when the recipient opens the attachment or clicks on the link, they download a Trojan horse-type of virus to their computers. If you have already...

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