Challenges

The Winter of My Discontent

January 8, 2018 Adrian Miller

I admit it. It’s only January and I’ve gotten pretty sick of winter. It’s been particularly nasty here in New York and it’s dragging me down, to the point where sitting at my computer and […]

Challenges

My Mom Wasn’t An Entrepreneur

November 30, 2017 Adrian Miller

My Mom was definitely not an entrepreneur. During her long life she held only two jobs, and in both she worked as a bookkeeper. Her first employer was a slightly unscrupulous company with owners who […]

Small Business

Wow, You’re Lucky.

October 16, 2017 Adrian Miller

At the end of last week after working a solid 56 hours in 4 days someone I know told me I was “lucky” to have so much business. I was speechless. When you are lucky […]

Challenges

Fear of Flying

February 11, 2017 Adrian Miller

When I started my business almost 30 years ago my prospect and client base were located close to home. Transportation to and from meetings was a relatively minor issue. Between my car, the subway and […]

Challenges

The Day My Mom Fired Me

January 31, 2017 Adrian Miller

When I started my own business almost 30 years ago I was psyched about the opportunity to spend my time doing all of the things that I loved to do. I would train, consult and […]

23 hour days

I Was Lonely at the Beginning

January 25, 2017 Adrian Miller

  When I first started my own business, I underestimated just how lonely the entrepreneurial life could be. I had abandoned a familiar office environment where I could make small talk at the water cooler, […]