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Morning Musings by The Profit Pilot: EUREKONOMICS

JR Nov 29, 2016 Uncategorized 0

Over the past forty-some years I developed a financial model that small business owners could apply to both their business and their personal economies.  I named the model EUREKONOMICS™…eureka is Greek for “I found it” and okonomia is Greek for “stewardship or management.” The basic aim and result of EUREKONOMICS™ is to remove one’s business […]

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Habits vs Practices

Morning Musings by The Profit Pilot: Habits vs. Practices

JR Nov 20, 2016 Uncategorized 0

“…the unexamined life is not worth living…” – Plato There is much written about forming good business habits and breaking bad business habits.  Business leaders remind us that we should spend time working on our business, use prioritized lists, manage our email…the list goes on. The issue I have with the idea of a habit […]

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Morning Musings by The Profit Pilot

JR Nov 13, 2016 Uncategorized 0

Meeting gone awry… Have you ever led a meeting that didn’t go the way you expected.  Maybe it went much better…or much worse. Maybe you felt like a champion when it was over…or you felt like a chump. Here’s a way to deal with that.  Regardless of the outcome of the meeting, when you publish your […]

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Principles vs Idealogy

Principles vs. Ideology

JR Nov 03, 2016 Uncategorized 0

I love the English language.  When used properly it is precise and creates clarity in one’s thinking. prin·ci·ple  noun \ˈprin(t)-s(ə-)pəl, -sə-bəl\ a moral rule or belief that helps you know what is right and wrong and that influences your actions ide·ol·o·gy  noun \ˌī-dē-ˈä-lə-jē, ˌi-\ the set of ideas and beliefs of a group or political party; the integrated […]

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Morning Musings by The Profit Pilot

JR Sep 26, 2016 Uncategorized 0

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” Thomas Jefferson I met a young man other day. I’m guessing he was about 30. When I asked him how he was doing, he launched into a litany of […]

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Morning Musings by The Profit Pilot: Business Casual

JR Sep 22, 2016 Uncategorized 0

I have always had a conflicted relationship with men’s fashion. I just don’t get it. I am especially concerned with the perception one’s attire makes in a business setting. The slim-fit suits that currently dominate the advertising by men’s clothing businesses look, to me, like a suit I may have bought when I was sixteen […]

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It’s Only A Buck – Morning Musings by The Profit Pilot

JR Sep 14, 2016 Uncategorized 0

It’s Only A Buck… How many times have you heard – or said – something like, “Let’s buy it!  It’s only fifty bucks.  That’s a twenty-five dollar savings!”  Guess what.  There is no “only” when you are dealing with your money. If, instead of spending $50.00, you put your fifty bucks into a savings account, […]

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The 8 Rules of Business Golf

JR Aug 30, 2016 Uncategorized 0

Golf isn’t merely a leisure sport. It’s the martini lunch of the modern workforce, the buoyant venue where business gets done. A golf outing with a business associate, whether a peer from another business, a vendor, or a prospective customer, can well be the beginning of a great relationship…or the end of one. “Think of it […]

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5 Tips to Help You Manage Time

JR Aug 24, 2016 Uncategorized 0

The clock ticks and ticks, and yet you still haven’t accomplished half of the tasks on your to-do list. So what’s the deal? Poor time management. Time management is not only a huge factor in your business life every day, it’s something many people struggle with. From missed deadlines, to lousy work to even your […]

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