Tag: business development

How to Build a Well-Rounded Company

Well-Rounded Company

Every business owner is unique, and consequently, every business is unique.  Companies that have endured the start-up and are currently growing successfully have either produced a product or service that is unique to the market, or have taken a product or service that is already saturated in the market,  but through their exceptional service and… Read more »

The Value of Attention | When Employees are Invested

When Employees Are Invested

A recent article in CGMA Magazine focused on the growing emphasis that owners of companies should share information with their employees.  It appears that those companies that share information are achieving better financial results and growing the values of their business.  In providing evidence for this advice, the article showed how employee-owned companies performed better. … Read more »

Accuracy

We often undervalue accuracy.  According to Webster’s on-line Dictionary, accuracy is, “freedom from mistake or error: the quality or state of being accurate: the ability to work or perform without making mistakes.”  I realize that we are all human and will make mistakes if we are alive; however, depending on the magnitude of the error,… Read more »

A 1% Improvement

Continuous improvement is the key to becoming more efficient and successful in business and in life.  Sometimes, the ideal we desire to achieve seems almost impossible when we consider the totality of improvement necessary to reach the goal.  However, let me ask a question to consider.  Is it possible to improve by 1%?  Hopefully, most… Read more »

What’s in your Toolbox?

I have always been impressed with how true professionals go about their business regardless of their profession.  I recently had to have several trees taken down, some fairly large.  The professional tree service that I contracted with, went about their work in an amazingly effective, quick manner that almost seemed effortless.   The clean up was… Read more »

Making a Mark

Large Image Of A Check Mark

David Robinson was one of the greatest basketball players of all time.  His NBA career spanned fourteen seasons.  During that outstanding career he averaged 21.2 points and 10.6 rebounds per game.  He once scored 71 points in a single game in 1994, one of only five players to ever record more than 70 points in… Read more »

A Lonely Place

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“One thing that often frustrates entrepreneurs is the realization that they are alone in the organization in their concerns regarding the future of their company.  This is one of the reasons for the adage, “It is lonely at the top.”  Entrepreneurs need to realize that, with few exceptions, nobody will ever understand or empathize with… Read more »