Two Keys to the Successful Growth of Your Business

Most business owners want their business to grow. The challenge is that growth brings its own set of problems with it. I think two of the most critical issues related to growth are financing and leadership. One of my clients who has a manufacturing business in...

Axiom Business Book Awards – Newsweek memoir

My grandfather, Thomas J. C. Martyn, has won the 2015 Axiom Business Book Awards bronze medal for his memoir of how he founded Newsweek magazine – Inside the Founding of Newsweek: How a Hot-Tempered, One-Legged R.A.F. Pilot Launched an American Media Giant. The...

Lost my data – backups and more backups

Have you ever lost your data or needed to restore a website? We all hate to lose some of our digital information, so we wisely use backup systems. I take it one step further. For a minimal investment of time and money, a little extra insurance can come in handy. This...

The Power of An Audacious Goal: Gran Fondo

You may have heard of a B.H.A.G. It stands for Big Hairy Audacious Goal, which helps a business focus on one single goal which is very bold but still achievable.  Jim Collins created this phrase in his book, Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies....

The Queen’s A Coach!

On my vacation last month, my mom and I went to see a movie of a live production of The Audience. This is a hot new play which ran from March 5 until June 15, 2013 in London’s West End, and starred Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth. They filmed one of the...