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Pathway to Your Success: Building Legacy

  This is the first in the “pathway to your success” series -- helping you to discover the small-business growth opportunity with the biggest companies in the world. We'll cover various issues like corporate contracts versus government contracts; how to use corporate contracts for legacy business growth; and what does that mean? What do large companies buy, and why the time is now for small business owners to get into the big corporate contracting game. We’ll also discuss how to go about financing your small business so that you can play and win in this game and, of course, the mindset for success. This blog is about legacy and giving back -- the small business owner’s dream. What I want to discuss is why did you start your small business - or why are you thinking about starting your small business? You get past the obvious things rather quickly: “I can make some money”; “I'm fed up with my nine to five”; or “I want to be my own boss”.   Many of you have wanted to have the

Prolific Opportunities Abound in Business Sections of Newspapers

  In past episodes of this opportunity series, w e discussed Apple announcing a billion-dollar construction project. We discussed wearables; technology; the jobs report; drones; and people moving from one region to another. W hat I hope you've been coming away with is you just need to look at the business pages and see what's going on in the news. You should see opportunity everywhere.  As an example, a couple of years ago an article about a building supplies company in the US appeared in the newspaper. The company actually supplies a lot of construction materials, home remodeling equipment, light fixtures, appliances and different things you can use to remodel your home. Mostly do it yourself jobs, but they also have a portion of their business where building contractors come in and purchase supplies. Interestingly, they made an announcement that they planned to hire 65,000 people. This was an article that delineated the company’s plans. Let's look at some of the details