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.

Go Find the Thin Places in Your Business

When was the last time you felt inspired and then fundamentally changed your view of the business world? In the hustle and thickness of every day, it is rare to have a transformational experience. Most small business owners see their days as a list of to-do’s they must check off. Typically this provides nothing more [...]


Why Dentists Can Predict the Next Economic Downturn

Dental appointments actually say a lot about the state of the US economy and can predict its future health. According to a recent Businessweek article, patient visits per scheduled follow-ups, ratio of actual to projected fees for dental service, potential monthly revenue from suggested treatments, and accounts receivable per practice are all factors that gauge consumer [...]


How to Guarantee More Engagement for Your Blog

“If you build it, they will come”- from the movie, “Field of Dreams” You just finished writing an insightful piece for your company’s blog that may change the industry. Now, all that has to be done is post it and people will write hundreds of reactions, right? No, this is wrong. The “just because you [...]


Top 10 Ways to Spy on Competitors (Legally)

“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.” -Sun-Tzu, Chinese general Knowing about your competition has always been important in the world of business. With the Internet, this marketing intelligence has never been easier to find out, but it does take discipline and planning. By doing this type of research, you can find where your [...]


Should Employees be Tipped?

I stay at Marriott Hotels over 50 nights a year. I was surprised to learn that with the help of Maria Shriver, Marriott Hotels recently started a formal program to encourage guests to tip employees that clean their hotel rooms. The campaign, called "The Envelope Please," places envelopes in 160,000 rooms in the U.S. and [...]


How to Get Your Business Email Delivered

Spam has been a problem since 1865. When a group of British politicians received unsolicited telegrams promoting a local dentistry shop, they were angry. One of the recipients wrote a letter to the editor of The Times asking “by what right do they disturb me by a telegram which is evidently simply the medium of [...]


The 10 Most Common Accounting Mistakes That Cost Big Money

There is money flowing out of your business right now as a result of simple accounting mistakes. Here are the top ten and how to fix them: Not balancing your bank statements. All sorts of strange deductions can happen from your cash accounts at your bank. For example, checks and direct transfers can be cleared [...]


Business Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis

From the beginning, the 266th Pope showed the world that he would somehow be different.  Pope Francis declined fancy shoes, a palace apartment, and the protected “Pope Mobile”. He said, he opted instead for more modest loafers, the Vatican guesthouse, and a bus ride. Pope Francis’s model of leadership is one of authenticity, commitment, and [...]


How to Handle the Bad Boys (and Girls) in Your Company

Do you have a Ray Rice or Adrian Peterson working at your business? These are the incredibly talented employees whose behavior is destructive to the culture of your company. They may be the top salesperson that never comes to work on time. It may be the most senior employee that is always bad mouthing the [...]



 
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