I’ve been on a crusade lately. On my business blog I wrote a post asking why independent consultants don’t get respect. In essence, my point is that small businesses often get overlooked for the big name businesses and explores why it happens. In a way it’s really easy to understand how it happens in some […]

A couple of years ago I was in a meeting where a representative of CenterState CEO, the city of Syracuse chamber of commerce, was talking about what the chamber had to offer to businesses in general. I stated a position that I felt the direction of the Chamber had gone more towards larger businesses and […]

Normally I stick with central New York things here, but this one needs to go to the entire state as well as the central New York area. The latest budget has passed and even though the politicians seem happy, they’re the only people happy, yet won’t be happy for long. What have we lost? We […]