No Sales Background? No Problem

This article about how successful entrepreneurs think includes one of the biggest myths I confront on a regular basis. "It is no wonder why most entrepreneurs actually come from a sales background!" NOT TRUE!   I know MANY successful Continue Reading

Should Business Owners Believe in Fate?

Do you believe in fate?  I'm wondering because, according to this article, rich people don't. Funny to be seeing this topic float across my desk as I just re-watched Brene Brown's wonderful TedTalk "The Power of Vulnerability" and I am re-reading Continue Reading

National Bad Poetry Day

Today is National Bad Poetry Day. Why?  I have no idea, but here is an article that attempts to explain this important holiday's origins. Ha. In honor of this joyous occasion, my friend Mike Welch of FranNet of Minnesota, wrote an Continue Reading

Should You Buy a Business?

Here are some of my favorite quotes from my recent appearance on The Dana Barrett Show.  We talked about how to evaluate business opportunities and how to decide if the price is right. You can’t correlate the cost to start your business and what Continue Reading

Leslie on Social Geek Radio

I was delighted to join my friends Deb Evans and Jack Monson on Social Geek Radio.  Have a listen and let me know what you think in the comments. More Technology Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Social Geek Radio on Continue Reading

Event: Atlanta Boomers & Millennials Teaming Up

My August seminar is "Atlanta Families Owning Franchises: Boomers & Millennials Teaming Up."  Join us Thursday, August 21, from 10am until 12pm. Where’s the growth trend in careers?  Multi-generational family businesses!  Why? Boomers are Continue Reading

The Failures You Fear in Career Change

In this soundbite from The Dana Barrett Show, Dana and I talk about the fears people face when contemplating a career change. What do you think?  What is the scariest part of making a big career change? Continue Reading

Building a Scalable Family Business

Ralph Martin opened Electronic Restoration Services (ERS) of Metro Atlanta in July 2013.  Since opening, Martin’s technology and data recovery business has helped customers in both commercial and  residential markets restore their electronic Continue Reading

A Super Retirement

Bob Metz is a retired CEO from the publishing world.  He was introduced to me by his trusted financial advisor.   Bob and his wife were both looking forward to doing a lot of traveling in retirement and spending time with family, but Bob was not Continue Reading