Avoiding the Silver Tsunami
It was 16 years ago that I saw the hand writing on the wall. As a non-family member working in a family-owned company it was apparent that the long term career there was out of reach. This realization plus a nagging idea for a business venture changed my course for the better. The obvious alternative … Continue reading Avoiding the Silver Tsunami
Whose Money Is It?
Own a business? Well it is your business and your money, right? Well, you may want to think through that a little more. When you take on the dream of business ownership there are many constituents to consider. First there are your supplier-partners. They must be paid and paid promptly. What about your banker? They … Continue reading Whose Money Is It?
Too Important to Delegate
We CEO’s all have our strengths and weaknesses. Recognizing this we often look to others on staff to offset the shortcomings. This is fine it is normal and worthwhile. The other issue we face is time management with the key question, “Is my time being spent on those things that only I can do?” Delegating … Continue reading Too Important to Delegate
Who are the Team Members?
Okay we can all agree that employees and staff members should be considered members of the “company team” and contribute accordingly. Well, what about suppliers? Shouldn’t they be part of the team as well? I would suggest a resounding YES and add they should be vetted as carefully as employees in this regard.