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It should also give pause to people who feel that we are a nation in decline. Many of the worst managed companies are in the BRIC nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China. This gives me hope because it says that someone with a dream and a modicum of knowledge can grow a business into a worldwide player. It should also be a cause for concern because if these nations actually learn how to manage their companies like we do they could crush the American Economy like a bug. Being to optimist that I am, I think it is going to take a while for Russia to figure out that drinking on the job is bad for business.
This week I am going to launch my web site and start having meeting with my local chamber of commerce and seeing clients. I am pretty excited about that. I think that I can help companies save money and improve their service. I also hope that I can generate wealth and employment for my local community. Frankly, it is time to punch this recession in the stomach and start doing business again. It sounds a little crazy but if a bunch of us entrepreneurs try it just might happen.