A recent post in the New York Times featured Vice Admiral Edward Straw. Straw graduated from the US Naval Academy and rose through the ranks until he ran the Defense Logistics Agency. The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is an agency in the United States Department of Defense, with more than 26,000 civilian and military [Continue Reading]
Do You Manage From A ‘Big Picture’ Or Details Perspective? Get Ready To Zoom In And Zoom Out!
What is your management style? Do you lead by making balancing complex markets and factors that can impact your business or do you roll up your sleeves and work out the smallest details? A few weeks back there was a TED event at the University of Michigan Flint. TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a [Continue Reading]
Consider Millennials In Your 5-Year Family Business’ Strategic Plans
. The Pounding of T.S. Elliot , Technology and Generations Last week there was an article reviewing Technology in 2011, the writer spoke of Twitter, Blackberry, Zuckerberg’s Facebook finally commenting on T.S. Elliot’s The Waste Land. His point was the power of a Kindle or iPad to permit you to read and hear this classic [Continue Reading]
Survive To Thrive
Move past mere survival so you can thrive in small business by understanding the type or shape of the economic downturn you are managing through. In economics, recessions can be plotted on a graph; normally these downturns are discussed by the shape of the graph’s curve. Knowing the shape helps you make the right plan. [Continue Reading]