Simple Tips to Reduce COVID Liability

Simple Tips to Reduce COVID Liability

A Risk to Businesses? One of the most frequently asked questions business owners asked after re-opening after the lockdown is “did the business have a liability risk if customers contracted COVID while patronizing their place of business?” The...
Florida Is Open for Business

Florida Is Open for Business

Yes, DeSantis Did Phase 3 EO Governor Ron DeSantis did on Friday, September 25, 2020 what we knew (or at least we were pretty sure about it) would happen sooner or later. He moved to Phase 3 of reopening, which is virtually a full opening for businesses in the State...
Cyber Security Safeguards – Simple Measures Are Most Effective

Cyber Security Safeguards – Simple Measures Are Most Effective

The Public and the Personal In a recent podcast session about Cyber Security Safeguards with Ben Graybar, we talked about the well known, large-scale public examples of cyber hacks as well as our personal experiences. The hacks that are public may seem like something...
No Free Lunches and the National Debt

No Free Lunches and the National Debt

We continue our interviews with Professor Joseph Calhoun, Economics Professor at Florida State University. In this session we talk about another economic theory. This is one of the Twelve Key Elements of Economics from the Third Edition of “Common Sense Economics,...
The Future of Interest Rates and The Economy

The Future of Interest Rates and The Economy

With the economy in recovery mode but a lot of uncertainty in the wind, the Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is a player in what will happen in the 2021 economy. And, what happens with interest rate will be a factor in the 2021 economy. In 2020, he has already dropped rates...
Incentives Matter and Influence Behavior

Incentives Matter and Influence Behavior

I recently interviewed Professor Joseph Calhoun, Economics Professor for Florida State University and co-author of the Third Edition of “Common Sense Economics, What Everyone Should Know About Wealth and Prosperity.” In this interview we talk about key element...
Restaurant Stories Amidst COVID Fears

Restaurant Stories Amidst COVID Fears

Fear is undeniable as government mandates intersect with business objectives and operating practices during this COVID event. Fears open our eyes to what these main street entrepreneurs are facing. I’ve talked to many business owners in the restaurant industry. Some...
Top 13 Steps for Business Start-Up

Top 13 Steps for Business Start-Up

Starting a business includes steps that are not always seen as part of everyday business life. In an episode entrepreneur and business executive, Jon Jopling joined the show to discuss the business start-up process. https://youtu.be/Lumyfq0ue8I These 13 steps for...
How To Avoid HR Termination Issues Asking 3 Simple Questions

How To Avoid HR Termination Issues Asking 3 Simple Questions

As a company owner or HR director, learning how to avoid HR termination issues may not be an easy or enjoyable process.  HR Terminations issues can create legal liability to the employer unless the reason for and the process of releasing the employee is legally...
Understanding The Main Street Lending Program

Understanding The Main Street Lending Program

The Main Street Lending Program has been in the works for months and it seems to be getting closer to start-up. From what I understand, banks that are approved to make these loans are accepting information now from potential borrowers so that they are ready and...