Written by John F. Dini
CMBA, CExP President, MPN Inc.
Like every business owner, I've often been awake at 2 AM. Sometimes it’s because I’m excited, and sometimes because I’m worried, but it’s always because of the business. Since 2008 I’ve posted weekly articles about the challenges and solutions I see in my work with the Hunters of our society, the 3% of people who own businesses, and create over 60% of all new jobs.
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John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to report on what it's going to look like as millions of Baby Boomer small business owners divest of their businesses over the next decade..
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“Why can’t we find enough good people to hire?” As a consultant to business leaders, I hear this complaint with increasing frequency. From tradesmen to programmers, and from executives to scientists, we seem to be lacking a workforce with the … Continue reading
A recent episode of “Downton Abbey” included a new servant tasked with passing out canapés at a dinner party. “Try one of these,” he quietly suggested to a guest. “I’m told they are quite good.” He was immediately pulled aside … Continue reading
There are few things more important than determining your company’s core values. I define an ideal core values statement as something you can frame and put on the wall so that, in your absence, any employee who has a question … Continue reading
Most of us (at least those who don’t own retail businesses) are in low-power mode at this time of year. Double midweek days off and decompression following the holiday rush allows us time to think. For many, that thinking naturally turns … Continue reading
The owner of an IT services company recently presented his new reporting system to his peer board. They had provided substantial input as to what they, as customers, would want to see from their technology provider. Per their advice, he provided … Continue reading