Theodore Levitt, a professor at Harvard Business School, suggested that, "Differentiation is one of the most important strategic and tactical activities in which companies must constantly engage."
Owners selling their home through a short sale would be wise to obtain a letter from their lender that clearly endorses the transaction.
Over the last few years, I have heard from three different clients receiving cease and desist letters for content on their website.
Every year in Major League Baseball a highly touted player enters the game as a rookie and initially, blows everyone away with his strong performance.
I once had a drawing that depicted a few individuals with quizzical looks on their faces and a tag line that read "I appreciate the problem but, unfortunately, I do not have a solution".
It is never an unproductive use of time to stop and gain perspective to measure progress made towards goals that have been set.
Sales of existing homes and condominiums in the Santa Clarita Valley increased during May even as a severely limited inventory contributed to a 17 percent rise in resale prices.
Last week I covered the Business Charter, which includes the organizations' vision statement. This single sentence is a tool helping individuals at all levels in an organization to become engaged.
I was struck by the lead-in to an article in the Wall Street Journal:
One of the most important things a leader can provide the organization they lead is tools.
It is the middle of June, mid-year; and it is likely past time to take a hard look at those things that are standing in the way of increased revenue in 2013.
magine two individuals standing back to back in the middle of a large crowd looking for each other. This is the current scenario of employer and jobseeker. They are closer than they realize but can't find each other. The distance between them is just a simple connection away. So, how can they connect? Networking and training.
In junior high I was late to school exactly once. Every student knew that if you were late to class you had the dreaded "seventh period." Sitting motionless, in total silence for an hour, on the day the infraction occurred, was the consequence for arriving late to class.
You don't have to be a large, multi-national company to support a cause or charity, and many small business owners are finding that incorporating philanthropy strategically into their business plans can result in customer loyalty, happy employees and tax advantages.
After multiple years of gloomy to dismal news, it sure is fantastic to report that the local home resale market is taking giant strides forward.
I've always liked watching team sports. Sometimes you don't even have to be watching a game to know how things are going. You simply have to listen. You can hear the winners.
Not yet using LinkedIn to help you find qualified professionals? You should be.
When we moved into our home, a row of six tall and bushy pine trees provided ample shade and privacy for our back yard.
Forbes reported that millions of employed Americans are switching employers each month.
Spring is here and many of us are busy cleaning out closets and dusting the cobwebs that may have accumulated during the winter. While you are taking on spring cleaning projects, consider taking a fresh look at your finances.
If there is one thing that makes me angry, it is the statement stuffed into my cable television bill telling me that the price I have to pay has gone up.
This past week I watched Brian Tracy's video "Success is a Journey" a total of five times as I facilitated client orientations.
If you are one of the millions of Americans receiving a refund this year, following are several ways to put your refund to work.