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Awake at 2 o’clock? is, and has been since 2008, my writings on the myriad of roles of a business owner. It covers the day-to-day realities of running a company; marketing, sales, management, finance, leadership and planning. While I clearly write from a pro-entrepreneurial point of view, the articles focus on practical advice and experiences that include all aspects of business.

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How Much Does that Gorilla Weigh?
How much does that (fill in your preferred number here) pound gorilla weigh? I always refer to an 800 pound gorilla, but I've heard others use everything from a 400 pound gorilla (which is pretty close to their real size) to … Continue reading → The post How Much Does that [...]
Sun, Dec 18, 2016
Protecting Your Best Asset
If you are planning your exit from the business, what is the best asset that you have to sell? Unless you have patented product, exclusive rights, or long-term customer contracts, you answer was likely “Our people.” Even if you have … Continue reading → The post Protecting Your Best Asset appeared [...]
Sun, Dec 11, 2016
The Entrepreneurship Meritocracy
For those of us who compete in the entrepreneurship meritocracy, listening to the complaints of those who are employed can sometimes be irksome. I recently sat at an open table for an event. One of the other guests there was … Continue reading → The post The Entrepreneurship Meritocracy appeared first [...]
Sun, Dec 04, 2016
Exit Timing and the Global Economy
How much will your exit timing be affected by the global economy? Most small businesses serve local markets. Their owners, if they have thought about it, plan to sell to a local individual. The post Exit Timing and the Global Economy appeared first on Awake at 2 o'clock?. [...]
Sun, Nov 27, 2016
Millennial Employees: Why Their Opinion Counts
A couple of months ago I followed Jabez Le Bret‘s presentation about Millennial Employees on a national meeting agenda. He is an entertaining speaker and an excellent story teller. As every speaker hopes, one of his stories stuck with me. The post Millennial Employees: Why Their Opinion Counts appeared first on [...]
Sun, Nov 20, 2016

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