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Are You Ready for Next Year? - Systematically review your operations to prepare for the coming year

Well, here we are closing in on the end of another year. Not much time remains for you to make that final push to make this year’s goals and finalize your plans for next year.

Published in Nov/Dec 2014
Using Digital Photography to Market Your Business

There has never been a better time to use digital photography to sell your services. One look at a “before and after” photo of a renovated floor, the removal of grime from behind a toilet bowl, or the first pass with a carpet extractor can quickly sell a prospect on the advantages of doing business with your company.

Published in Nov/Dec 2014
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The Benefits of Workloading Technology

Published in Nov/Dec 2014
Thursday, 18 September 2014 00:00

Maximize the Value of Your Business

Maximize the Value of Your Business

Be deliberate and calculating to enhance your business’ value.

Published in Sep/Oct 2014
Rejuvenation is Key to Effective Leadership - Schedule regular time to recharge and reenergize

My company, Management Services Northwest, has been a member of BSCAI for more than 10 years. Each January, the BSCAI holds their annual CEO Seminar in a warm and beautiful destination. As a longtime member, I’ve had the privilege of attending many of these conferences, and I find that January is a great time of year to take a respite from the winter in the U.S. Northwest.

Published in Sep/Oct 2014
Not Your Father’s Market - Selling a business today is quite different than it was a generation ago

Many, many years ago, selling a business was much like selling a home. You struck an economic agreement, the buyer did some due diligence review work to make sure that the numbers were as represented, a final agreement was signed, and then keys and cash were exchanged. The seller...

Published in July/Aug 2014