The Five D’s: Disability

Over the last few blog posts, we have been discussing the concept of the “Five D’s,” five major events that can create severe disorder in a business. These are: Disagreement…

The Five D’s: Divorce

“In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage.” –  Robert Anderson In our…

Fundamentals: Leadership

“People will take any hill, walk into the worst situation, if they have faith in your leadership and know what your strategy and objectives are,” – Edward D. Breen During…

Adding Value with Employee Handbooks

Like many business owners, you may view employee handbooks as a necessary evil, something to be stuck in a file cabinet to satisfy the attorneys and HR professionals, rather than…

Financial Fundamentals Part 3

“The longer I go on, the more I am aware of the power of finance.” – Justin Welby This is the third and final installment of our series discussing the…

Fundamentals: Operations – Part 2

“To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan and not quite enough time.” – Leonard Bernstein As discussed last time, the purpose of operations is to manage the…

Fundamentals: Operations – Part 1

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle What are Operations? Jobs or tasks consisting of one or more elements or…

Marketing Part II

Marketing is a principal value driver that helps your business thrive. Marketing and sales are two sides of the same coin: Marketing is everything you do to reach and persuade…

Marketing Fundamentals Part 1

“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” – Simon Sinek What is marketing: The management process through which goods and services move from concept to…

Kicking the Can Down the Road

Even the most casual political observers know that government has a fondness for avoiding problems, not solving them. And the bigger the problem, the longer the sidestep. Whether it’s health…
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