Happy Memorial Day 2021. A reminder – Memorial Day honors those who died while serving in our military. Veteran’s Day honors all veterans. Armed Forces Day honors those presently serving. Our family will garden and barbecue on Memorial Day Weekend.  That includes planting a fresh flat of annuals around the base of

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There’s no perfect formula for success, but there are right and wrong ways to handle business. Try these small business strategies to get your startup off the ground in a snap, courtesy of WisOwners. Photo via Unsplash Start with a Smart Structure Whatever niche your business operates in, the proper

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[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Happy New Year 2021, everyone! The expression “we all have 2020 hindsight” is a favorite since childhood.  Now it’s great to say “we all have 2020 in hindsight.” To paraphrase our friend Paul Haut, at W. Haut Specialty Co., between the virus pandemic, the

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Merry Christmas 2020 Dear Friends, It’s December, and the end of the year cannot come soon enough. 2020 definitely has been a year that we won’t forget. The pandemic, the election, the stock market, social unrest, all in one year. Masks… I am tired of wearing a mask. My blood

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Happy Thanksgiving 2020…tough times to gather and go about the holidays as usual.  Yet we shouldn’t let tough times stop us from expressing our gratitude and prayers for the blessings we have – our gratitude and prayers for this Happy Thanksgiving 2020, a difficult year to say the least. We’re

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For those who’ve served, “Happy Veterans Day!” Some vets bristle a bit when people thank them for their service on  Memorial Day, because that’s not what the day is for. However, that’s exactly what Veterans Day is for. From the US Department of Defense: “Veterans Day is NOT the Same as Memorial

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UPDATE: On 11-11-2020 Brilliant Breakthroughs Volume 4 was released and reached #1 International Bestseller in multiple countries! Our aim is the get this book into the hands of every Small Business Owner and Entrepreneur. Due to the massive success and global high-demand. We are offering a special sales price of

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We’re looking for a mix of old school business people and new entrepreneurs at Wisconsin Business Owners and at our Wisconsin Business Owners Meetups.  It’s a bit perplexing to me that we don’t have standing room only crowds, given the quality of our programs. An interesting conversation with Wisconsin Business

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Advance Stalled Sales by Kelli Sample If you could close just one more sale each week, what would that mean to your business and income? Why do people get stalled in their decision to work with you? What do you have in common with those people that are stalled in

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“Hold me now, it’s hard for me to say, I’m sorry” (With apologies to Barry Manilow) By Dave Wallace Why is saying “I’m sorry” to a client so hard to utter? When you apologize, do you apologize for your apology? Did you know that if you apologize incorrectly it can be

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