Tag: business

May 31, 2022

Small Improvements Every Day will Make a Big Difference in your Business

You don’t want to wait until your business slows down or you lose an employee to start looking for ways to make your company more productive. In today’s market, with inflation, gas prices soaring and shortages nibbling away at your bottom line, it’s important to look for ways to streamline your operations. A lot of companies talk about continuous improvement; the successful ones make it […]

April 5, 2022

Successful Management Involves the Whole Team

“So much of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to work.” Peter Drucker I had coffee with some friends this week when our work situations became the topic. One of our friends was upset about a review they had just received from their boss. This person had been with the same company for over 20 years, and this was the […]

October 10, 2017

How a Messy Desk Costs You Money

I have been in thousands of glass shops in my career. Ninety-five percent had one thing in common and the other 5 percent had something else in common. What were these two underlying traits? Read on, dear friend. The 5-percenters actually had two traits. The owners and the employees had neat desks and could find what they needed when they needed it; secondly, they were […]

September 5, 2017

A Disaster Could Never Impact My Business

Right. You are on a small hill, so no flood damage. You have lightning rods on your building. You have cameras and alarm systems covering your building. You just spent $70K to have fire sprinklers installed. You have got it made. Yup. Sure. ‘Easy Street’ is the new name of your road. And, buffaloes have wings and pigs fly. Knock knock… wake up! You have […]

July 11, 2017

Do You Recognize the All-Stars On Your Team?

You knew this would be today’s subject. Tonight (Tuesday) is Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game. It doesn’t really mean anything in the standings or such (it used to, but not anymore); it is a way to honor the best players this season in baseball. And it is special to each fan to see all the best-of-the-best together on one team or the other, forgetting rivalries […]