Author Archives: Barry Moltz

About Barry Moltz

Barry Moltz helps small businesses get unstuck. He applies simple, strategic steps to facilitate change. Barry has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 20 years. He is a small business speaker, radio host and author of four books. As a member of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, he has spoken to audiences of up to 20,000 people. He is a regular guest on business radio and cable TV programming.

Why Wanting to Be Mark Zuckerberg is Hurting Your Business

Many entrepreneurs dream of being Mark Zuckerberg, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Jobs or Barbara Corcoran. They want their company to be the next Google, Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp. Unfortunately, this goal is actually hurting their business. I understand the romance of wanting to “be them”. I admire what these people and companies have achieved and how […]


Ten Phrases Successful People Use Daily

"We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world."- Buddha The hit book, "The Secret" had one central message; we become what we think about. This same thing was said by Earl Nightingale years earlier in his classic "The Strangest Secret". I am not […]


7 Conversation Starters to Never Use (and What to Say Instead)

Every customer relationship starts somewhere. Classic "in person" questions like “so, what do you do?” rarely lead to memorable conversations that can get the small business leaders noticed. Some awkward questions can even lead to making a bad first impression that ends the relationship even before it starts. Here are 7 conversation starters you should […]


Losing Your Customer to the Dark Side of the Internet

The Internet is no longer a very private place for people to find resources or to shop. It has become a crowded market with millions of advertisements, pop-up websites, and sponsored blog posts. Companies try to track and analyze every click of the mouse. Businesses work hard to stay present on the customer’s screen. They use […]


Keeping Your Email Out of the Junk Folder

A hot topic on the subject of email marketing is how to keep your company’s emails out of your prospect’s junk folder. It’s one of the most complicated parts of email marketing which cause a high rate of failure. Here are some steps to get your emails to where they should go: the inbox! 1. […]


How to Win Against the Biggest Time Wasters In Your Business

Many small business owners confuse being busy with being productive. You are busy, but are you always productive? Are you getting done what you want to complete every day? Wasting time is a luxury small business owners literally can’t afford. Interruptions typically dominate the workday and it becomes difficult to get anything done. Here are […]


7 Creative Team Building Exercises

Performing at a high level of productivity demands breaks from the daily routine. Take 30 minutes or less to try one of these seven team building exercises at your next company or department meeting to improve a certain skill. Improving Communication 1. Two Truths and a Lie. Time required: 20 minutes. This popular college game […]


How to Make More Money without More Customers

Fable: A man who sold his farm and everything he owned to travel in search of diamonds in a foreign land. After he spent all his money, he lived in poverty for the rest of his life. One day, the successor of the man’s farm was out on the land and found diamonds that reflected […]


10 Smart People You Need to Meet

I meet a lot of smart business people every day. This happens in person, over the phone, through email exchanges or on my radio show. Here are ten people that blew me away with their brilliance in 2014 (in alphabetical order). Dorie Clark: One look at Dorie and you know this branding expert is pure […]



 
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