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When I was 19, my dad made me production manager of his 75-employee kitchen-cabinet manufacturing factory. Before I officially took the job, I worked in the shop at each job and set production standards based on what I could produce at each station. … more
Just because Uber is trying to be like a limousine company doesn't mean we, as an industry, should be having sleepless nights and restructuring our entire business plan to be like them or, to put it simply, to be an "on-demand" industry. If having … more
Humbug. Salespeople hate holidays. Holidays are an excuse for decision-makers to put buying decisions on hold. But the worst of them are the Christmas to New Year's stall. "Call me back after the holidays" and "Call me after the first of the year" … more
Leading an organization, whether public, private or nonprofit, requires making tough decisions. It's just part of the job, whether it's in the job description or not. Because, as they say, it's lonely at the top. Business school classes in … more
October is one of my favorite months, perhaps because that's when I get to blow out my birthday candles and celebrate another successful year. Who doesn't love birthdays? My age is irrelevant; in fact, I subscribe to the iconic comedian … more
The famed aerialist the Great Zumbrati once walked a shaky tightrope across Niagara Falls despite a gusty wind that almost caused him to lose his footing. He was very relieved to have made it safely across. Waiting for him on the other side was a … more
In the vast world of digital marketing, advertisers and agencies alike now have access to millions of online display impressions from the click of a mouse. The advent of Real Time Bidding Platforms and Demand Side Platforms has not only broken down … more
Most investors have been caught by surprise by the volatile start to 2016. The strong performance of a few stocks over the last 12 months has masked overall weakness that has persisted in the stock markets. The larger S&P 1500 and the S&P 600 Small … more
The lack of certainty in our tax laws often adds to the complexity of making sound, long-range business plans. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, which President Barack Obama signed into law in December, brings increased certainty … more
The only survivor of a shipwreck woke up on the beach of an uninhabited island. Every day he circled the island, looking for ships on the horizon, and searched the sky for planes, hoping for a rescue. But none ever came. So he scrounged … more
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