Is That an Office In Your Pocket? Office Round-Up

Is That an Office In Your Pocket? Earlier this month, IBM launched their first batch of enterprise apps, designed in partnership with Apple. The apps bring IBM’s big data and analytics software to Apple devices, so employees can tackle complex projects on their phones and tablets. If a storied company like IBM is embracing mobile […]

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How to Market Your Restaurant for Seasonal Events

The “Big Game” in February is one of the most widely-watched sporting events in the United States. The game brings people together to watch football, but also centers around food and socializing. For restaurants, this is arguably one of the biggest profit-earning days of the year, especially if your restaurant has big screen TVs, sells […]

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12 Small Business Tools for Smooth Sailing in 2015: Office Round-Up

12 Small Business Tools for Smooth Sailing in 2015. The past year was big for any small business that works online, and while many businesses focused on getting their finances in check to prepare for the following year, the big influence for majority of small business owners was customer care and understanding — one of […]

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5 Old Rules of Business Success That Have Changed for 2015: Office Round-Up

5 Old Rules of Business Success That Have Changed for 2015. There’s never a time quite like the start of a new year. Your ideas to start or grow a business, that were once merely day dreams, are now pumped full of optimism and drive. It truly is an exciting time. However, I can’t help […]

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Out of Tragedy, a Protective Glass for Schools: Education Round-Up

Out of Tragedy, a Protective Glass for Schools. In the two years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., schools across the country have become more serious about safety. They have bought familiar items like surveillance cameras, panic buttons and key-card entry systems. More recent innovations include bulletproof whiteboards to help teachers […]

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3 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

The New Year is often viewed as the perfect time to clean the slate and to establish positive habits and goals. Lose weight. Join that art class you’ve always wanted to try. Save more money each month. Starting fresh offers a renewed sense of purpose and a chance to kick off January with a bang. […]

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Reinventing Win-Win-Win Business Relationships: Office Round-Up

Reinventing Win-Win-Win Business Relationships. Life is all about relationships, right? In our personal lives we put high value on the people who we’re closest to — our spouses or life partners, children, extended family and close friends. So, are we looking at our professional relationships we have with our clients, suppliers, vendors and prospects in […]

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Controlling Restaurant Food Costs: Foodservice Round-Up

Controlling Restaurant Food Costs. A short while ago we had a customer recover $12,000 in accidental vendor overcharges… on ketchup. As you can imagine, our customer, a large quick serve concept, was incredulous. The most exciting part of this revelation was that ketchup was only one of the hundreds of items in their vendor order […]

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How Technology has Changed Commercial Property Management

When I started in the Commercial Property Management business 30 years ago, I always had my note pad to jot down ideas, maintenance issues and tenant meeting items. As I arrived back to the office, I would call my vendors on the items that pertained to them, put in a written work order to my […]

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The 3 Missing Pieces Blocking Your Company From 10X Growth: Office Round-Up

The 3 Missing Pieces Blocking Your Company From 10X Growth. Though your first thought about growing your company 10 times its original size may be, that’s impossible in my industry, I assure you it’s not. I’ve grown several companies 10X and know the steps it takes. So suspend your disbelief. Below, I share the three […]

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