As CEO, or business owner, or company president, you occupy a unique and a lonely position. Not surprisingly, your job description is a one-of-a-kind, whether you have actually written it or not. You are accountable for certain high level responsibilities, because only you can perform them. It is these responsibilities that should be your guide to priorities, to how you spend your company time.
Here are the universal accountabilities for someone running a private business, regardless of the size of that business. Continue reading
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“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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