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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 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 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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MANAGING ALL THE UNKNOWNS

Every new year is filled with LOTS of UNKNOWNS! The local and international economy is always experiencing unexpected events, which can be caused by politics, specific industrial events, and even the weather. Those wise business leaders will do all that they can to research and learn as much ahead as possible. A business leader may …

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What Can Employers Do to Prepare for the Unknowns

There are a lot of unknowns that are causing concerns for employers today. Most of these are out of the control of employers, employees, and customers. Still, employers and business owners need to think about what they can do to protect their businesses or strengthen their organizations as much as possible NOW. By reviewing what …

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WHEN 2019 KICKS IN, HOW STRONG WILL YOUR COMPANY BE

There is always a lot of talk the last of each year, with every one sharing their thoughts on how the new year will be business-wise. There have already been many predictions with some unsettling events in the stock market. Though it has been suggested for several months that our nation is due to hit …

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How Can Companies Select Quality Managers Who Motivate and Inspire

Too many companies have selected people for supervisory or management positions, who are either more into “having Power”, or less into developing effective employees. This hurts the whole organization, allowing the company to slip into a lazy, or an “I don’t care Attitude”. Either way this is often places the organization at “great risk”. Those …

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WHAT DOES IT TAKE FOR A LEADER TO PRODUCE A SUCCESSFUL ORGANIZATION

When a Business Leader or Employer is responsible to develop a productive, successful organization, what steps and factors play a part in this effort?  What makes a difference? !) The Business Leader first needs to have lots of good training and experience on being an “effective leader”.  Without thorough Leadership Training, as well as actual …

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Learning to Develop Mutual Respect and Professional Co-Existence Between the Generations

Each generation is determined to have their own identity, and our currently younger generations in the workforce are no different.  As a Baby Boomer, we insisted on dressing differently with hip-hugger and bell-bottom blue jeans, many of the girls wore “tops” that looked like maternity blouses, and then there were the mini-skirts — and we …

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