Educational Moments

December 16, 2016

What Did You Accomplish This Year?

We all need to self-assess our businesses regularly to keep making progress. I came across an article on line while googling this topic. I borrowed the […]
December 8, 2016

New Buzz Word – Workflow

Every once-in-a-while, a new buzz word appears and suddenly you hear it everywhere. The most recent one I became aware of is WORKFLOW. A couple of […]
November 28, 2016

BBI – A Form of Interrogation?

In the past few weeks I have finally started to meet with some of our chapter members again for a BBI. It’s been a while for […]
November 16, 2016

Keeping Promises

The results of the election down south last week, made me wonder about many things, but one question that popped up quickly, was: How is he […]
November 11, 2016

Complaints – How to Respond

Last week I received a complaint from one of our BNI chapter members, that my Education Moment was too long! Rather than taking it personally, I […]
November 11, 2016

The 8 faces of business networking (By Michael Goldberg)

  This article was recommended to me by Rob Favretto. Since I was a bit busy this weekend with a wedding, this education moment is being […]
November 11, 2016

Is your workspace working for you?

What does the space you work in every day look like? Is it organized? Is it functional? Do you enjoy being there? Does it help you […]
November 11, 2016

Doing Business with Millennials

There is an entirely new generation of potential clients for our services and products, called “The Millennials”. They live, function and operate in quite a different […]
November 11, 2016

How To Deal With Stress

I have dealt with a lot of stress over the past two years. Mostly related to my business, though I can think of a couple of […]
November 10, 2016

Staff Meetings

We just had an all-staff meeting at Black Tulip on Friday. I have tried and hold one monthly, though when things get busy, it is one […]
November 10, 2016

What is the right time and the right way to fire an employee?

Firing an employee is always difficult. You have probably been thinking about it for a while and might even have had some sleepless nights. And you […]
November 10, 2016

Small Talk

I hate small talk! I am not good at it and I try and avoid it whenever I can. Parties, receptions, meetings, standing in line, elevators, […]