July 26, 2014

Jerry Osteryoung

Small Business Columnist • Jerry Osteryoung

Jerry Osteryoung
Dr. Jerry Osteryoung

Jerry Osteryoung is a consultant to businesses - he has directly assisted over 3,000 firms. He is the Jim Moran Professor of Entrepreneurship (Emeritus) and Professor of Finance (Emeritus) at Florida State University. His newest book co-authored with Tim O'Brien, "If You Have Employees, You Really Need This Book," is an Amazon.com bestseller. Osteryoung's business advice columns appears every Monday on Florida Trend's Afternoon Pulse email and also on FloridaSmallBusiness.com.

Articles by Osteryoung:

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"Try not to associate bodily defect with mental, my good friend, except for a solid reason.” ~ Charles Dickens, David Copperfield
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"It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance." ~ Thomas Henry Huxley
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"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." ~ Leon Megginson
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"A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office every day. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do." ~ W. H. Auden
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"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." ~ Nelson Mandela
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"Your email inbox is a bit like a Las Vegas roulette machine. You know, you just check it and check it, and every once in a while there's some juicy little tidbit of reward, like the three quarters that pop down on a one-armed bandit. And that keeps you coming back for more." ~ Douglas Rushkoff
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"You will need a great deal of self-discipline not to lose your sense of balance, humility and commitment." ~ H. Ross Perot
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"When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life." ~ Greg Anderson
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"The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know." ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
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"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." ~Beth Cross, CEO, Ariat International
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