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When One Size Does NOT Fit All for Business Start Up

Square Peg in a Round Hole

Sure there are some times when one size can fit all. Tents, for example. Bathrobes. Umbrellas. But when it comes to starting a business, it really doesn’t work that way.

If you’re a restaurant, or a dry cleaner, or some other kind of business that requires people to walk in your front door all the time, location is the most important consideration.

But what if you’re a wholesaler of electronic parts? If your marketing plan or sales force are good enough, you can be anywhere. Continue reading “When One Size Does NOT Fit All for Business Start Up”

Goldman Sachs, Paulson and the SEC

 Goldman SachsThe recent fraud allegations against Goldy for their scheme with John Paulson are enough to turn one’s stomach. It’s not really any different than a coach betting on the opposing team and then playing only his second- and third-string players.

The big question is whether the Senate will maintain the attitude it showed during its grilling of Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein, or will the passage of time, and the replacement in the minds of the public by other stories, cause a reversion to business as usual. Continue reading “Goldman Sachs, Paulson and the SEC”