Posts Tagged‘business talk’

Doing These Things Will Keep Your Business Healthy

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If you run a business with multiple products or services and you work with several vendors and suppliers, while you service multiple clients, things get complicated. CEO and Chairman of the Board of United Builders Service, Inc., Lloyd Claycomb ll advises that by focusing on some basic business practices around company finances, you can work through the complications and keep your business healthy. Here are some tips. Know Your Customers A primary focus for your business is to create an intimate relationship with your customers. You need to know them so well that you can often anticipate their actions and…

No College, No Problem: Three Tips for Starting a Business as a College Dropout

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“Should I stick out college? Is it even worth it anymore?” Such a question runs through the minds of many degree-seekers in an increasingly competitive economy. While everyone’s situation is different, there are indeed plenty of good reasons to leave academia behind in pursuit of being your own boss. Consider, for example: The rising costs of tuition: for many, that money could be better spent elsewhere (think: in a savings account or as a startup capital) versus on a degree with little or no career trajectory The sheer amount of time it takes to finish any given degree: that time…

Career paths for lesser-known jobs

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Making a big decision when you are relatively young about how you are going to spend the majority of your working life can seem quite daunting. However, apart from the simple fact that you can actually change your mind, there is a whole world of jobs out there, so why not look beyond the usual? Don’t follow the crowd Many students – or people attempting to decide which area of work they want to get into – automatically look toward high-profile careers in medicine or law when they are setting out. If you have a real passion for these kinds…

How to Become a CEO

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CEOs like Robert Bassam may be mega rich, high powered business men and women who sat at the top of some of the World’s biggest companies but remember, the majority of them were not born into their roles. If you think about it like this then you will soon realize that you, like anyone else, has the potential and the opportunities to head to the top of a company yourself and become the Chief Executive Officer of a business or enterprise. There is nothing wrong with lofty ambitions and if this is a position that you desire then here are…

Marketing Your Bakery

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If your bakery has great products and a small customer base, it usually means your marketing is not clicking. Companies like Café Valley, a supplier of baked goods to dozens of bakeries and other businesses, echoes the importance of good marketing in the food industry and has seen it make all the difference. Larry Polhill, Café Valley executive knows that one of the best forms of marketing is word of mouth, because it often leads to good reviews and referrals. Here are some tips to get your marketing up to speed and people talking about your bakery. Become the Expert …

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

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Indeed, some, like Marc Leder, actually wear business suits. This is because Marc Leder is the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Sun Capital Partners Inc., a global private equity firm that specializes in helping under performing companies reach their true potential. Together with partner Rodger Krouse, they have been scouring the globe since the establishment of their company in 1995 to look for companies with great but unrealized prospects. “It’s incredibly rewarding to come in and provide the necessary capital and human resources to transform potential into results,” Marc Leder said. “Sometimes our work saves companies and jobs that might otherwise…