Paul Terry

Rock, paper, wisdom

Rock, paper, wisdom

Every year at Paul Terry & Associates, we make wisdom stones for our colleagues and clients. These stones have become a long-standing tradition and also a symbol for Paul Terry & Associates. They express our intention to help small business…

Yoga and Small Business Week

Yoga and Small Business Week

On Wednesday, as part of the Small Business Week conference, I gave a workshop on Business Planning 101+ to a crowd of about 100 people. Things got off to a rocky start…

Advocating for Small Business

Advocating for Small Business

On Thursday a very happy crowd gathered at the Marine’s Memorial Club for the Small Business Network’s Annual Awards Gala. I was honored to be one of the nine award winners, receiving the Small Business Advocate Award for my role as a small business owner and my involvement in…

Outstanding Service

Outstanding Service

Last week I received the Outstanding Service Award from Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center.  This award was presented by CEO Sharon Miller to recognize over twenty years of work with Renaissance as an independent business consultant in developing classes and incubator programs…

Time for Action:  Seven Steps

Time for Action: Seven Steps

Planning and managing your time effectively is the single most important factor for the launching and management of a successful small business.  You may have great ideas, a great product or service and a receptive marketplace.  However, you still have…

A Boom for Micro Businesses: Can You Deliver?

A Boom for Micro Businesses: Can You Deliver?

Business is booming for some micro businesses.  Recent marketing studies and most small business articles say that it is small businesses that are growing, sustaining and creating jobs.  It is the little engine that can.  But can it? There are…