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“What are you doing, daddy?”

“I”m fixing this.”


“Because it’s broken.”



Kids challenge everything around them, especially the actions of adults. One of the first things they learn is how to ask questions. Their natural curiosity is forever urging them to inquire about their surroundings—how things work and why they are important. That’s how they learn and grow. They want to fit in and be a part of the social norms within their family. They want to belong and to contribute.

Ironically, that role is reversed in school, where the teachers ask the questions and students are …

Champions and Money Players


From 1947 through 1964, the New York Yankees were the American League Champions fourteen times. They missed playing in the World Series only three times during those seventeen years, and won the Series ten times in that short time span. They were known as the “money” players—players who fought hard for a share the World Series bonus money. The bonus money was truly significant, often equaling close to the annual salary of the typical player. They could smell victory and had the killer instinct to win.

But was it the pursuit of money that really motivated these players? The …

Hall of Famers or Journeymen?


America has a tendency to become obsessed with superstars, lavishing them with a host of awards and huge paychecks, and ultimately enshrining them into various halls of fame. Their fetes are often beyond legendary, and the adulation they receive is truly earned. Sports figures and entertainers alike all work toward achieving this high level of distinction.

They are the crème de la crème of their peers, but they have not arrived at their station alone. Their adoring fans become impatient; as the recipients are constantly thanking the people whom they believe helped make their success possible.

What then, is …

The Dog Days of Summer


In baseball, they are called the dog days of summer. Those long, hot, sluggish days, where languishing in the hot sun becomes a millstone to efficient performance. Trudging through them takes energy and determination. Player trades are often made to bolster rosters, and managers are poised to be as creative as they can be.

At the end of ‘dog days’, baseball teams arrive at the proverbial fork in the road. One path leads to victory and the playoffs, where money is on the line, and aches and pains no longer keep key players out of the lineup. Their energy …

Bad Things Happen To Good People


Bad things happen to good people. Life is full of adversities; we’ve all experienced some personal crisis in our lives. Maybe it was an illness, an untimely death of a family member, a debilitating accident, a financial loss that wiped out all personal assets, or a bad error in judgment that created unthinkable liability. Tragedy strikes individuals, families, communities, and even countries, as evidenced by the 9/11 terrorists attack.  And when they do, lives are changed forever.

Businesses also experience disasters, and the resulting setbacks can be a major blow to the company.  Doomsday can be knocking at their …

Tax Consequences of Selling a Business


There are pros and cons associated with the sale of every business. Selling a company has its obvious financial benefits. However, it’s important to keep in mind that your profits will have to be shared with the government. How much of your profits you keep and how the sale is structured is determined by your business entity. An exit strategy should be in order for this process. The experts at Corporate Business Solutions can assist you with the preparation of a solid exit strategy.

There are three different ways that a business is set up – as a partnership/limited …

Corporate Business Solutions Can Help Your Expanding Construction Company


It’s hard to predict the expansion of a business. It can occur anytime and at any pace. It’s important to prepare your organization for the rising demand. A business consultant from Corporate Business Solutions can help you with this process. CBS consulting services cover a wide-range, which means that all aspects of your business can and will be assessed. This includes your finances, management and goals.

It’s common belief that expansion equals more revenue. However, it can mean the exact opposite for many construction firms. It can be difficult to keep up once a growth spurt occurs. Corporate Business …

How CBS Consulting Can Improve Your HVAC Repair Company


Business owners shouldn’t have to fret over every aspect of running a company. However, when there are issues within various departments of your organization, it can take you away from more important tasks. CBS Consulting services have been used by a number of businesses across various industries. Corporate Business Solutions has experts that you can use to improve all areas of your Schaumburg, IL HVAC company. A business consultant can help settle any worries you have about your finances, management and operations.

If your HVAC company isn’t making a profit each year, then it’s time to have a business …

Property Under Siege: Protecting Your Business Assets


Asset protection can be tricky business. Having all of your ducks in a row and proper insurance doesn’t ensure your assets’ protection. The way you conduct business can also put your assets at risk. CBS consulting services are an excellent solution for asset protection. The tax planners at Corporate Business Solutions Inc. can thoroughly assess your organization and make recommendations. If you’re worried about IRS seizures, a consultant can explore the tax consequences of business decisions you have made or plan to make.

Here are a few scenarios to give you an idea of how important it is to …

Take the ‘Pro’ out of Procrastination

“As soon as I finish this, we’ll address that issue.”

“I’ll do that tomorrow.”

I haven’t decided yet.”

“That can wait.”

“I’ll get to it when I can.”

“If I only had more time…”

Have you ever caught yourself using one of these excuses? Or heard your boss use them with you or a colleague?  If you answered yes, you are not alone. We are all guilty to varying degrees of this common, but costly practice of putting things off.  Everyone procrastinates at one time or another.  When a particular task seems unpleasant or undesirable, we tend to put it …