Your Move — A Martial-Arts Approach

22 Jul, 2015
“Your Move — A Martial-Arts Approach” Get out of your comfort zone to grow your company — and yourself. Dan MillerWhen I began to study Songahm tae kwon do last year, ...

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em

22 Jul, 2015
“If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em” Standard Candy’s revenues jump 30% through contract manufacturing. The Standard Candy Co., based in Nashville, Tenn., has been making Goo Goo, a caramel, chocolate, ...

Never invest in anything that needs paint

22 Jul, 2015
This rule came from my Grandpa Huber. Actually, it was part of a trio of warnings he gave me, including, “Never eat at a restaurant named ‘Mom’s,’ ” and “Never play ...

Chart Stability With Growth — Not Size

22 Jul, 2015
Kauffman study dispels misperceptions about growth.

Retaining a Family’s Shared Goals

22 Jul, 2015
“Retaining a Family’s Shared Goals” Father/daughter team prepares for a changing of the guard; secures employee, customer loyalty. Many entrepreneurs dream of passing their successful business through the family, but it ...

Treat your best employees like you can’t live without them — because you can’t

22 Jul, 2015
This column is one in a series that will explore the thoughts, ideas and unadorned advice of an entrepreneur who made it, Edward Lowe. When he “brought the cat indoors” with ...

Gun Shy on M&A? 10 Reasons to Get Trigger-Happy

22 Jul, 2015
Ignore the potential of acquisitions, and you ignore a vital, strategic vehicle. In the past five years we’ve seen it all — “roll-ups” (rapid-fire industry consolidations), “poof-IPOs” (companies that merge and ...

Building and Inspiring an Organization

22 Jul, 2015

Richard Elam of EnableSoft

17 Jul, 2015
Richard Milam is founder and CEO of EnableSoft Inc. (www.EnableSoft.com) in Orlando, which has developed software to help companies increase productivity by automating data entry, compilation and analysis, and also integrating ...

John Swiatkowski of Pacer Group

17 Jul, 2015
For John Swiatkowski, one of the benefits of belonging to a PeerSpectivesTM roundtable is getting a 30,000-foot view of his business. “Instead of being immersed in the day-to-day problems, the roundtable ...