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The Frustrated Business Man...

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"Day in and out, I'm trying to make ends meet. It is worse than two big belly people trying to be intimate." The comment shocked me especially the last part of it which painted a very graphic picture in one's mind. I asked what happened to cause such a tirade of emotion. It was just at this point I remembered, "be careful what you ask for..."

"Do you know all that stuff that they taught us in business school? Well I'm about to give it an exit program!" It was after all this that the venting truly took place. I hope that I caught the gist of it since as I listened, I couldn't help wondering; how many others are affected by these circumstances.

Let's narrow the problems down as they were described.

Clients / Customers Suppliers / Vendors Financial Institutions Government  That seems to be just about everyone, I quipped when he ran the list out. "Yes it is, and they all make it difficult to do business!" "Creating employmen…

Time Management - Really...

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Life today is challenging and hectic, with many different activities vying for our attention. So often comments are made by people that there just aren't enough hours in a day, How they'll have to clone themselves to get things done. Claims extend to how busy people are with home and work activities.

The clincher comes though when one observes these said people, or better yet when they get to really take notice of what they're doing. How much of it is really important? Do it take them closer to their goals, dreams, and aspirations?

Take a look at some scenarios that unfold and then decide if they are a good use of time. Some of them may be funny, some may offend you if they apply to you. If you're easily hurt - STOP READING NOW!

Walking around the office all day, spending time in discussion that have nothing to do with work - television shows, other people's business, your own laments and woes, just idle talk. Shuttling ourselves and children to multiple events on …

Small Business Reaction to Accounts Receivable

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You're getting into business and there's a lot of thought going towards the money you'll earn and the profits you'll make. Along the way, you get a wake up call when you begin to do business. Realizing that it isn't a dream and it is in fact very real, the revelation is, you can go out of business while making a profit. How can this be so? It's because there a stoppage of your cash inflows. You realize that any of the following can describe you.

There's more month than money. 911 stopped the mail but the bills still get through. You just got back in from paying the bills only to find the next set of bills there, on point, ready for payment. THEN you realize - that some people owe you, haven't paid up yet, and every time you talk to them there's a different hard luck story. Hmm. 
Your thinking goes through a series of points Things rough all around, it'll soon work out, and I'll get paid. Maybe if we look at a payment planning, we can get the …