Don’t Let Flooding Be Your Waterloo

22 Jul, 2015
“Don’t Let Flooding Be Your Waterloo” Flooding is the sixth most costly cause of commercial property damage, reports FM Global, an insurance organization specializing in property loss prevention and control. On ...

The window of opportunity begins with a peephole

22 Jul, 2015
Entrepreneurs are usually seen as “big idea” people. But as they used to say in the Michigan towns where I grew up, a great idea and a dime will get you ...

Pondering: going one-on-one with yourself

22 Jul, 2015

Possessing Your Power — A Series on Getting What You Want

22 Jul, 2015
“Possessing Your Power — A Series on Getting What You Want” Oftentimes, the seed of power is self-esteem. This document analyzes power and the psychological forces that can add or detract ...

Your Move — What Will It Take to Open Your Eyes?

22 Jul, 2015
“Your Move — What Will It Take to Open Your Eyes?” Avoiding blind spots by changing expectations. When my father died earlier this year, I was surprised by some important facts ...

Extreme Measures — Trading Ethics for Action?

22 Jul, 2015
For decades, Juan Manuel Garcia-Passalacqua — Harvard Law School graduate, adviser in the Carter White House, mild-mannered professor — advocated Puerto Rican sovereignty via traditional channels: “I achieved nothing,” he says.Then ...

Management by ‘Storying Around’

22 Jul, 2015
“Management by ‘Storying Around’” David Armstrong takes a novel approach to communication. In the late ’80s, David Armstrong, COO of Armstrong International, began to worry if bigger was necessarily better.Armstrong International, ...

Don’t Buy What You Already Own

22 Jul, 2015
If you’re considering an acquisition to help grow your company, look for deals that offer complementary expertise, advises John M. Cook, CEO of The Profit Recovery Group, an Atlanta-based company that ...

Advertisers Tune In to Net Radio

21 Jul, 2015
If you use radio in your marketing, try maximizing your impact with the Internet to reach "Streamies" — online "Net radio" listeners who are highly responsive to "dot-com" advertisements and buy ...

A Thirst For Knowledge

21 Jul, 2015
Knowledge is power, and smart marketers are delivering a lesson with their wares. Travel has taken on an educational accent that we like to call "gray matter."