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.

How to Make Sure You Leave Work

As a small business owner, it is tough to “leave work” because work can take over life. The line between being at work and not there is extremely blurred in a 24/7 Internet world. Work is no longer really a physical place, but a state of mind. This is especially true for an increasingly number […]


How to Lower Your Work Stress in Five Minutes or Less

Feeling anxious or stressed? Many times I feel both. This is very common among small business owners. Roger Cohen in the New York Times says “there’s a lot of status anxiety going about these days. People live suspended between the anxiety of being deluged in communication and the agony of receiving none. They have always […]


How to Get Large Corporations as Your Customers

A dream: I have been named by Google as their exclusive supplier of educational content for all their small business resellers. To have a large and respected corporation like Google as a customer is a small business owner’s dream. It typically brings with it a steady revenue source as well as brand prestige and recognition. […]


7 Ways to be More Memorable

Everyone wants to be remembered. When someone says your name, it’s a magic that can solidify any business relationship. Here is how to be successful at it: 1. Repeat their name. When you are introduced to someone, repeat their name back to them. This will prevent you from forgetting their name as soon as they say […]


7 Things You Do Every Day That Hurt Your Company

Posted on by Barry Moltz

Every business owners works hard daily to help their company. Unfortunately, there are many actions they take that do more harm than good. Here are the top seven and what to do about it: 1. You’re busy, but not productive. Emails, phone calls, and meetings get in the way of accomplishing critical tasks. When these […]


How to Manage Hyper Growth in Your Business

Posted on by Barry Moltz

Every small business owner likes speed. They want to rapidly add sales and people to create a large company to show they are successful. But this type of hyper growth can get many small businesses into trouble since they lack the money, the skills or the infrastructure to support it. As a result, they can […]


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 […]



 
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