The Right Mix: Lobsters with Hard Shell are able to Survive the Darkest Depths

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Evolution has made these crustaceans of the sea quite hardy along the rocky coastal areas of the world. And, their journey is not much different than the business world. Lobsters, while a profitable commodity, enjoy an interesting grading depending on the make-up of their shell that creates an elegant analogy for business lifestyles. Young lobsters, […]

Flooding Rice Paddies: An Analogy for the CARES Act

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With the rush of government funding to small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Emergency Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), and Main Street Lending Program it could feel like the business capital environment has been flooded like a rice paddy! The unprecedented move by the government in concert with the Federal Reserve was remarkably quick […]


Fruit vs. Vegetables: ABL vs. Factoring

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If you have already seen our Zucchini post, you’ll know that we take designations seriously! For our Cooking the Books October 2020 edition, we’ll be looking at another “botanical fruit” but used as “cooking vegetable”. When we think of tomatoes as a fruit or prepared as something sweet – not many star recipes jump to […]