Feel like you're in a rut? Might be time for a new business plan.

Mark Thompson is a bestselling author and senior executive coach who Forbes has named one of America’s top venture investors with the Midas change. He says every now and then even the best ideas need to be freshened up. He says no one likes change, especially when you've already worked so hard to build something. But sometimes what you really need to do is shake things up; and remember that as your business changes, your customers are being affected as well.  read more »

Who will pay for change?

The good news is the election is finally over. The bad news is our economic problems are not over, and will not be for some time to come. It took a long time for us to get into this mess, and no amount of campaign rhetoric promising simple or quick fixes will work in the short run.
The biggest danger now is to think government is the solution to the crisis it helped create. Simply throwing taxpayer money at the problem without accountability could bankrupt the country. And it raises the very real danger that both citizens and companies will find it easier to rely on a government bailout than on their own abilities.  read more »

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