Insight typically occurs when a solution to a problem presents itself quickly and without warning. It is the sudden discovery of the better solution following less effective or efficient attempts based on trial and error. We hope you find some here in our latest articles.
We walk down the halls of our lives daily, and routinely come in contact with hundreds of people. Some we know, but most we don’t. Some are potential clients/customers, and many are not. Some of those people we have personal relationships with, and some we don’t. The...read more
Millennials in the workplace are offering up several challenges that contradict the traditional business models of older generations. The Millennial mindset values benefits, growth opportunities and a great working environment. Accordingly, business owners need to...read more
Peter X. Kelly is a self-taught chef. He didn’t go to culinary school, but his four restaurants and catering business bring in around $10 million in sales a year. He beat Bobby Flay in 2006 and rose to become an Iron Chef (no small feat, as any Food Network fans can...read more
Arlete Turturro has a degree in merchandising from the Fashion Institute of Technology, and a real estate license from Queens College. But these days she’s not working in fashion or real estate. She’s the owner of Night Owl Cleaning Services, and has been for over 30...read more
Eric Yuan came to the US from China in the mid ‘90s to pursue the internet boom—but it took him awhile to get here. The first eight times he applied for a visa, he was denied. Finally, on the ninth attempt he was approved, but the process lasted two years. In 2012,...read more
Marybeth Hyland started her company Spark Vision to help offices and businesses create and maintain collaborative and inclusive office cultures. Specializing in millennial engagement, Hyland and Spark Vision offer one-time workshops to help offices foster...read more
In the business world you will work for a company that will sell a specific product or a service. Sometimes the art of the sale is not easy, and other times the transaction will be seamless and satisfying. The latter is the preferred sales...read more
In this robust economy there are more jobs available than there are individuals to fill them. It has become more important than ever to retain your most valuable employees. In today’s working environment with high turnover rates many employees are looking for a better...read more
There are 1000’s of new business owners who throw themselves out into the brave new world every year, but like a teenager many think that they know everything, and put off to the bitter end the advice of experienced counsel. We see many books and articles written...read more
During the last 38 years of business experience a countless number of mistakes have been made, of which, many I regret. But the most glaring mistake had been my inability to appreciate the most important people around me. Never before have I heard a statement that is...read more
If you wanted to own one of the best plumbing companies in your town within 3 years, what would be your plan of attack?
First of all I would I would need to define the reason I wanted to own this plumbing company. Is it for income, adding to existing businesses, ego or as simple as “I just want to own a great plumbing company”. In addition what is the reason these companies are the...read more
Believe it or not, this is probably the most stressful challenge on this list. New entrepreneurs are forced to make hundreds of decisions a day, from big, company-impacting decisions, to tiny, hour-affecting ones. Decision fatigue is a real phenomenon, and most new...read more