Opportunity

When Opportunity Knocks – Small Business

As a Small Business person you never know when an opportunity arises.  I know we do not want to come off as obnoxious also talking about your business but you never know who can over hear a conversation or one of your friends or associates business connections.   This past week I learned that one of the parents of a child on...

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Grow Profits from Leadership

Lessons from The Big 5 Leadership Principles that Grow Profits

The first on a series of group sessions introducing the top Leadership Principles took place this past Friday in RTP.  We had participants who filled the roles of both employee and managers in the room in addition to business owners and 1 college student.   The feedback from the participants was fantastic as we ran over our allotted time in the room...

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Importance of Employee Handbook

No One is Immune From the Handbook

Earlier this month a story broke about not only the importance of the Employee Handbook but the fact that no one is immune from the enforcement of its rules.  Just after the 4th of July news broke that Gretchen Carlson was suing the chairman and CEO of Fox News, her former employer, for sexual harassment and creating a hostile work...

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Get what you pay for

You Get What You Pay For

You Get What You Pay For My website and blog have been down for the past few weeks.  As a new business owner with a limited budget, I try my best to spend what I spend wisely and in the correct places.  For the most part, I have made good decisions up until this point.  However, when one of your key...

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