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Small Business Owners Are The Secret Sauce For A Better World

Make Work Your Play

Ottumwa, Iowa: Meet Scott Mooney, the founder of Country Supply.  Scott has over 450,000 customers throughout the USA and in several countries generating over $17 million in annual sales. 

His business supplies people who love the country lifestyle.  His customers are from all over the country and from many different countries.

Since the taping of this episode of the show, Scott sold his company to a global business.  He got that unexpected knock on the door and an offer he simply could not refuse.

in this video-- one of the twelve videos that make up this episode of the show -- Scott reflects on his years going to bat and swinging to make things work.  He hit several home runs only because he was willing to try to hit that ball. 

You know how to create a job:  (1) for yourself  and (2) for others.

USA: Small business creates 78% of all net new jobs. How? Why?  They stimulate entrepreneurial problem-solving  and  micro-enterprise development.   More

Monica Morgan Photography, Detroit
  Step 1: Dreaming
Joe Dannis, DawnSign Press, San Diego
    Step 2: Starting
Glenn Walser, founder, Automated Foods
    Step 3: Selling
Arnold Joseff & George Hill, founders, Diversified Chemicals, Detroit
    Step 4: Growing

 Sohrab Voussoughi, Ziba Design, Portland, Oregon
Step 5: Employing

The leadership of Wahoo's Fish Tacos
Step 6: Scaling

Nicole Miller and Bud Konheim, founders, Nicole Miller Fashions, NYC
Step 7: Sustaining

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Step 8: Exiting

Business is tough. Every step. Nothing is easyCome up with a good idea!
Now you'll have tell  somebody else, "I am going to start a business."  Not easy.   When you make your first sale, a new reality strikes, "How do I make money?"  When you are on your own - it all becomes painfully real. And then
it gets even tougher when you hire your first employeeNow, break $1M
and head to $10M in annual sales. Even the final exit  is not easy!  On $$$.

The purpose of this television series and website

In search of  the most ethical, most well-run, generous, small business owners within the USA, and  throughout the world, in order to do the following:

  •  Encourage good businesses to do
      business with good businesses
  •  Help each other to grow
  •  Do the best stories for television
  •  Raise the transparency bar
  •  Facilitate others to  invest
      in the very best small businesses
  •  Help diversify everyone's portfolio

  •  Learn through Questions & Answers
  •  Empower "life transcripts" online
  •  Do deep support for solid growth
  •  Empower local-global productions
     for PBS, Voice of America, Fox...
  •  Open up simulcasts online
  •  Use extensive collaboration tools
      and so much more..

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