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Many Young Adults Are Unclear About Ethics and Integrity – Is It Any Wonder?

Before becoming a Business Owner, we worked for some medium to large firms, who had their fair share of poor business integrity. Several of the business leaders, executives, and owners exhibited very poor ethics and morals. Today many refer to themselves as “professionals”, but even that term doesn’t resemble the level of quality or dignity …

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The Importance of Strategic Planning when Preparing for Future Growth

Having moved to Charlotte in the fall of 1980, I can tell you that many of the city planners didn’t have a good understanding of what people wanted who moved here at that time. The Raintree subdivision (residential) was in its early stages, and we were being told by realtors that the city really didn’t …

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WHAT DOES ETHICS & INTEGRITY MEAN TO TODAY’S GENERATION

For decades the public has seen and heard of some very questionable actions and behaviors of not just political leaders, but business leaders, religious leaders, community organization leaders, educational leaders, and even parents. It is no wonder many young adults and older youths are questioning what does the future hold. Although as one who grew …

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WHAT COMPANIES & INDUSTRIES FACE MORE CHALLENGES IN THE FUTURE

At different times our country (and the world) have encountered concerns regarding different industries, who experience more challenges due to different circumstances. When our world was going into a new century (from the late 1990’s to 2000), much of technology seemed to be at risk, though the anticipation was worse than the actual transition. The …

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Is Your Company a Supportive Community Partner

One important aspect of any company is to have “good public relations” with their community. Companies that hire a larger number of community citizens should feel that public relations is a very important factor. Hopefully, that employer compensates the employees well and provides valuable benefits and resources. The relationship and management that employers have with …

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How Can Employers Demonstrate and Encourage a “Healthy” Work Environment for their Employees?

One of the aspects of my business that I thoroughly enjoy is meeting and getting acquainted with a variety of businesses and their owners. The better I get to know them, the better chance I have of being of assistance to them or others. Today’s workforce, being so diverse and wanting to help contribute to …

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How Decision Makers Decide on Unpopular Topics and Issues

Some business decisions are related to topics and concerns that are devided across different generations. Diversity is a good for businesses, and yet those different generations have definite and distinctive perspectives, priorities, and opinion. With this being the case, it is practically impossible for decision makers to make a final decision on anything that won’t …

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How Is Your Business Using Technology to Prepare for the Future Workforce

Technology has become a major factor in business and will continue to play a critical role. However, the question may be how will business leaders and owners manage technology in order to benefit businesses and yet not let technology manage the owners and leaders? (Similar to the question: is the dog wagging the tail, or …

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Strategic Planning – How to Make Such Efforts Productive

So many companies speak of being “strategic” or having designated professionals who help them to be “strategic”, but are the owners following such advice and making sure the workforce is doing what is needed to make this approach effective? Using a focused and strategic plan to strengthen and grow a business is a well-proven way …

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