Monthly Archives: September 2012

3 Things I Learned Today

To their own detriment, CEOs often fail to set aside time for informational seminars and networking.

“Thinking with the (Business) Stars 9/26/2012

This morning I participated in a two-hour event for business owners who came together for a briefing in 3 diverse, high-impact areas: HR Litigation Landmines; a practical approach to Social Media; and what experience teaches about Business Exit Strategies.  I learned:

1-Never ever write a recommendation for a past employee.

2-If you want to attract younger customers in any business, you have to have and creatively utilize a company Facebook page.

3-If your exit strategy includes you financing part or all of the selling price, odds are you will end up back in your business long after you planned to be gone. Continue reading

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Is Your Vision Like a GPS?

CEO Guide?

Where do you keep your map?

How would you like traveling with a GPS system that was audible-only?  As you neared each intersection, a robot-like voice would issue the command.  “Turn right now” or “continue straight”.

How much easier and less stressful is it for you to already have the general map to your destination in your head?

So it is within your organization.  Continue reading