Monthly Archives: November 2011

One is Silver the other is Gold

In today’s market where many times “flat is the new growth” I often see an unwavering commitment to acquiring new business, new clients, new customers — sometimes servicing existing business and retention end up playing second fiddle.

It’s always a juggling act between retaining existing business and growing new yet in my experience growing businesses tend to spend too much of their time and money acquiring new customers and overlook their best source of growth – retaining and growing their existing customer base.…

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Moving to the Cloud

There’s no denying that moving to the cloud presents some very real opportunity to control software, hardware and IT support expense – just be sure you’ve done your due diligence before making any switch.

Three Issues to Consider Before Moving to the Cloud from Entrepreneur.…

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“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare …

… it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.”

— Seneca…

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Succession Planning – How Are Family Owned Businesses Failing?

The short answer is that often no one is talking about it. 10+ million baby boomer small business owners are approaching this crossroad, reaching an older age. Scant few of these boomers relish admitting “I am older” … I speak from experience — I am one.…

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Mentor Support Key to Starting a Business

Gallup surveys in 83 countries indicate that adults who have access to a mentor are three times more likely to say they are planning to start a business (14%) than those who do not have a mentor (5%).

See the Full Report

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