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The Fastest Most Unique Racing Boat In The World

The Fastest Most Unique Racing Boat In The World

Imagine owning the fastest and most unique racing boat in the world. You’ve designed it and built it with your own hands. What an accomplishment! What a prize! You spent hours on its design. Studying and researching all the most successful winning race boats in...

Staking Out a Future for You and Your Company…and Family

Staking Out a Future for You and Your Company…and Family

Marty McFly has got nothin’ on a founding business owner.  Oh, sure, he can buzz into the future and back, but what did he do to really secure that future? That’s the trick you have to master as the owner of your business.  Once you found the keys to freedom and have...

Creating Value in Your Business

Creating Value in Your Business

When was the last time you emptied out the change in your pockets?  Or do you still collect coins after cash transactions? The thing is, did you collect the change, give it away or put it in a jar to add up later? Whatever you did, you had value slipping through your...

Freedom and the Business Owner

Freedom and the Business Owner

The image of Mel Gibson as Scottish patriot William Wallace in “Braveheart” running around shouting “freedom” might be a little over the top, but maybe not too farfetched. Especially if you are a business owner and feeling chained to that business.  Then you might...

The One Liner

The One Liner

One of the hardest things a business can do is define itself.  And defining oneself in the context of the future can be quite another exercise. So it was with setting the direction of New Paradigm Advisors. It was a bit of “physician heal thyself.” Given that we are...

Selling Strategically

Selling Strategically

At some point in all of our lives we have to sell something.  A glass of lemonade from the stand in the front yard. A car that has outlived its life with you.  Or yourself to that prospective date. Most of us know what to sell.  Yet few of us consider how to sell....

The Most Important Resource

The Most Important Resource

“People are our most important product,” the old advertising campaign extolled. But how many really believe that statement?  And it was made long before entrepreneur Richard Branson said that it was most important to treat your employees as if they were your number...

Follow the Money

Follow the Money

Years ago, a friend was asked how he ended up with a million-dollar business.  The reply: “Start with two million!” Seriously, the financial aspects of your business are so critical to your success of your company.  While they aren’t the only aspect of the business to...

The Brains of the Operation

The Brains of the Operation

Remember that kids’ game Operation?  You know, the one with tools and things placed around the plastic operating table. One false move and – BUZZ—you lost! So, it can be with your business.  Unless you have your operating systems in place, things could go south really...

Who Owns Who?

Who Owns Who?

Who owns who?  We say it about our dogs, our houses and certainly, if you are a business owner, your business. It goes without saying that if you have a commitment and a passion for your business, it takes time and effort.  Lots of both. Perspective To get a real...