Do You Know What It Takes?

  Do you know what it takes to position your business for success in a new landscape? Some people are defeated before they begin. The pessimist expects the worst outcome.  As Winston Churchill said, “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity.  The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” What personal leadership traits are essential […]

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Caught Flat-Footed by the Economy

Did the current economic conditions catch you flat-footed? Whatever you call the prevailing business conditions-- a recession, a contraction or a downturn, your business is probably feeling the effects. In “Predicting Cycles in Economic Activity,” (April 2008), Jane Haltmaier, Adviser on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, states “Predicting cycles in economic […]

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