Posts under Tag: Small Business
Why Can’t We Create More Jobs in America? Too Much Dam Regulation!

The true story below shows our government in action and crystalizes why there has not been more job creation in our country… Yes, this story has been verified in Snopes. First read the letter from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) – then read the awesome reply from the property owner. SUBJECT: DEQ File No.09-59-0023; T11N; R10W, Sec 20; Lansing, […]

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An open letter from the founder of the small business that employs you…

To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more specifically, your job. As you know, the economy has changed for the worse and presents many challenges. However, the good news is this: The economy doesn’t pose a threat to your job. What does threaten your job however, is […]

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Overnight Success at Contact Synchronicity, Twenty-One Years Later

By David Repka, C0-Founder MinneapolisDigiart Hi, my name is Dave and I’m a deal junkie. I’ve made a living connecting people, opportunities and capital since the mid 1980s. My primary assets are the relationships, contacts and connections I have nurtured over my 26+ year career. My contact management system has evolved over the years to handle this growing network: keeping […]

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Young Men with Unlimited Capital Seek Compelling Investment Opportunities

By David Repka In an earlier blog post I mentioned my relationship with a “socially conscious” investor looking to invest equity in companies (and commercial real estate projects) that can get Floridians back to work.  If that post was the view from 50,000 feet let me bring the view down to 10,000 feet so some additional details can be seen. We have been […]

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“We Are Wall Street”: The Top 1% Are Mad as Hell and Fighting Back!

Like a scene out of Atlas Shrugged… Wall Streeters recently struck back by dropping leaflets on the Occupy Wall Street movement. Here’s what the leaflets said: “We are Wall Street. It’s our job to make money. Whether it’s a commodity, stock, bond, or some hypothetical piece of fake paper, it doesn’t matter. We would trade baseball cards if it were […]

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A Different Take on the Richest 1%

My inbox has been bombed with e-mails from folks outraged by the wealth disparity between the richest 1% and the balance of America. A few bullet points: The Top 1 Percent of Americans Owns 40 Percent of the Nation’s Wealth The Top 1 Percent of Americans Take Home 24 Percent of National Income The Top 1 Percent Of Americans Own […]

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What is more important to get our economy back on track? Jobs or availability of capital?

I think that this is a bit of a chicken and egg question, but I think that the answer is availability of capital. Hard for a company to expand, buy equipment, rent more space AND hire new employees if they can not get access to capital. Since the collapse of the global financial markets in September 2008 I’ve focused my […]

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Google Call will save us $250 a month

My brother, Jared, and I run a 2-person real estate advisory firm out of a small office in historical Downtown St. Petersburg, FL. We started using Google Voice a year ago and we have been very pleased with this free service and how it has simplified people getting in touch with us and leaving voice mail messages in individual voice […]

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