In Grand Rapids, be sure to check out “It’s Not Just About Money: Starting a Philanthropic Conversation with Your Client” on Wed, March 9 from 1-5pm at The Gillette Auditorium (@ the lower level of the Fifth Third Bank Building). The event features Scott Farnsworth,President of SunBridge, Inc and Co-Founder of Main Street Philanthropy, Inc. […]
“In coin dealing, a company’s integrity and honesty will drive a business’s success. If you don’t treat people right, if you’re not fair in what you’re doing, it will catch up with you, and you won’t have a business. (Mullen Coins) approach is simple, in that we try to look at coins and let people know what we would pay for them, what they’re worth to us as a dealer, and what we would expect to sell them for (what they’re worth on the retail market.)”
Small business owners face a great deal of challenges, but taxes always appears at the top of the list. Small business owners need to make sure they are paying what they should and taking the appropriate deductions to reduce their taxes.
Paul Medawar Fine Jewelry store on Plainfield Avenue exemplifies a jeweler with an effective marketing strategy. This includes all the elements a good marketer ought to offer: a defined target market, excellent products, interesting packaging, and superior customer service.
Competing corporate myths are the less-than-glowing myths employees hold about their employer. Often flying below management’s radar, competing myths are also prone to self-fulfilling prophecy. And being somewhat insidious to company health, this means that they’re especially damaging.
Is the annual performance review dead? Such reviews place undue weight upon an employee’s recent performance, generate unconstructive anxiety /defensiveness, and have little to no developmental impact. Quickly taking its place are instant feedback apps that allow for frequent employee evaluations.
Unchallenged assumptions influence how a company engages its workforce as well. This is especially true for executives in larger companies, notorious for insulating themselves from their own workforce.
In an insecure economy with rising rental, heating, and benefit costs, businesses look to where they can save money, and one of those areas is space. This, more than the touted differences in Millenials’ work and interaction preferences, may be driving the workplace trends in design.
Every one of us – from the C-suite to the shop floor – can relate to that statement by Lovecraft. We want to feel safe and in control, and we are much more comfortable when our life is predictable.