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Commentary: Are You Keeping Your Business A Secret?

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Regardless of what your company does, no one will know unless they can find you! This article is not an advertisement for a website building company or an online marketing firm but, it is an observation of a basic yet critical marketing tool that some companies seem to have missed! Your Online Business Card! Are you […]

In Business, Are The Inmates About To Run The Asylum?

For the Baby Boomers in the crowd who are between 51 and 70-years old, remember your first job? Mine was working for a caterer when I was 12 or 13-years old where I would arrive at their cooking facility at around 7AM to load the truck with food, plates, table clothes etc. We would then drive to […]

How Do Small Law Firms And Solo Practitioners Generate Referral Business?

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For business, particularly small business, earning referrals is typically a key component of a new business development strategy! And in SmallLaw comprised of solo law practitioners and small law firms, this fact of business life is certainly no exception! So for those who are working or possibly considering working in the SmallLaw arena, an article […]

Mistakes, I’ve Made A Few…

And regrets? Well I’ve had a few of those as well! In reality we all have because mistakes and regrets are both an integral part of the decision-making process that all humans go through. These decisions can be made either through omission or through commission but, needless to say, whichever method has been used they […]

Update: Time Lapse Video Of UPS Packages Moving Through Worldport, Louisville, Ky!

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(Update: Infographic below of how Santa gets the presents under the tree in time for Christmas morning) On Christmas Eve the final push is being made all over the United States (and the world) to get presents under the tree in time for Friday morning when the kids wake-up! This week on Tuesday alone, UPS estimated […]

Reputation, Integrity And Trust: Hard To Earn, Easy To Lose!

Article Summary c/o Ben Franklin: It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it. If reading the title your mind immediately went to Chipotle and the current crisis that the firm finds itself in, you are half right! For those who may not be aware of what […]

Hey Strategic Planner, What Are Your Projections For The 2016 U.S. Economy?

Summary: Whether real estate, mortgages, law or anything else…For large corporations, small businesses or sole proprietorships, now is the time to start making our best guesses, plans and projections for 2016. What will the state and condition of the U.S. economy be in 2016? For a business owner, department head in a company or the leader of […]

New York Mets Loss As A Metaphor For Business!

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Management, whether of a business or a professional sports team, means having to make the tough decisions! In the case of the New York Mets, what happens when an employee (Matt Harvey) tells a manager (Terry Collins) what to do, and that action or inaction goes against the managers best instincts? Does the manager listen or pull […]

New York Mets Matt Harvey: No I In Team?

Imagine that you own a business and need to manage a team of employees whose expertise runs the gamut from entry level to star! Many don’t have to imagine such a scenario because that is exactly the type of business environment that you operate in. And, if you are like me, you demand a few basic […]

Do You Compete Like A Champion?

When business is going great and you’re facing no apparent stumbling blocks the ability to think, feel and act like a champion will not typically be a problem! But what about those times, and we’ve all had them, that an issue with a client or supplier crops up, a deal falls through, an unexpected crisis presents itself […]