Joel Block: Growth Minute
The applications for this are enormous; possibilities include improvements or enhancements to any company's customer service. But there are also tremendous opportunities to improve sales and marketing opportunities.
13:57 Jan 27, 2011
The Europeans always have an edge whenever it comes to style. But they don't always get it right for 'bigness', comfort and utility - at least by American standards. The Golla Company got it more than right, they did a great job.
17:23 Dec 27, 2010
The first product in our series comes from a company that we have become good friends with. Otterbox makes some of the finest phone cases (and more recently iPad cases) available in the marketplace today.
11:54 Dec 16, 2010
I'm regularly asked by people who get involved in our real estate syndication and capital raising program if they can simply get the forms and fill out the securities documentation on their own.
16:41 Nov 3, 2010
The objective of the conference was to show the attendees they could syndicate capital and form a pool so rather than brokering hard money transactions, they can become the principal and make the loan decision.
14:47 Oct 23, 2010
This morning at the health club, I ran into one of my long time friends, and I asked him if what I read in the newspaper was true. The paper reported that the bank where he is chairman was sold to a much larger institution.
18:43 Sep 27, 2010
Real Estate syndication is by far the most profitable aspect of the real estate industry. The reason is that it encompasses all the other areas including brokerage, lending, ownership, management and more.
10:03 Sep 22, 2010
Today was the one day of the month I go and get a haircut. One of the first things that my haircutter said to me was that his clients have been telling him he needs to get into the real estate short-sale game.
05:34 Sep 1, 2010
I have recently been exposed to a whole new side of business operations and management. This underutilized tool combines accounting, finance, technology and operations. It makes smart companies smarter, and executives across the country and around t
14:57 Aug 22, 2010
In economics, it's well known that a perfect market is one in which everybody has access to information instantly, accurately, and uniformly. The closest market in the United States to this is our stock market...
11:13 Aug 22, 2010
I always recommend that people and companies position themselves as world-class experts. Pick a niche that you can be great at, go after that niche ferociously, and make sure the world knows you're one of the best at the tiny little niche that you
08:47 Aug 22, 2010
The conditions that real estate is facing right now can only be described as irregular: the free market is not working freely. Banks are holding properties and the Fed has not mandated the sale of these properties.
05:58 Aug 22, 2010
The founding fathers of this country, and many of the leaders that followed, watched the wealth accumulated by the early industrialists such as Getty, Rockefeller and Carnegie.
12:05 Aug 5, 2010
A few days ago, I shared my view on how entrepreneurs are being squeezed out in this economy - even more so than our bigger company counter-parts who have also been struggling.
18:45 Jul 26, 2010
In business, nothing matters more to me than free enterprise and the success of entrepreneurship across America. The values that entrepreneurs bring to business are what have made this country great over its 234-year history.
17:02 Jul 22, 2010
There's tremendous distress in the market place, and the number of anomalies that exist are nothing short of amazing. There are huge amounts of opportunity in certain pockets of the market. You just have to know where to look.
19:10 Apr 9, 2010
It turns out that my instinct is exactly where I am on the topic right now. My sense about the health care legislation is probably pretty close to accurate.
16:05 Apr 5, 2010
The ink isn't even dry, and we're already starting to find out one surprise after the next about the recent health care legislation approved by Congress and signed by President Obama.
09:37 Mar 27, 2010
This is not a joke, and it's not semantics. The difference between a good grant writer and a good grant getter is millions of dollars and an enormous amount of experience to boot.
05:20 Jan 7, 2010
This box is incredible: if it fell in and went to the bottom of the lake and if it ever was found, those cigars would be as good as the day that I dropped them!
06:50 Jan 1, 2010