Monthly Archives: October 2012

Fort Wayne Has Talent

My daughter Christy loves Fort Wayne.  Having worked for the Downtown Improvement District, she was able to meet many like-minded people.   That led to her working as a production assistant in the development of the music video HIPHOP4THECITY.  This video which was released early this year was a local sensation.…

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Hoosier Medical Facillties Are World Class

Located at the heart of our state is one of the finest medical facilities in the world, the IU medical facilities in Indianapolis. I owe my life to these hospitals. I was born with a congenital defect in 1957. I think it is worthwhile to note that anyone born with this defect prior to 1950 is no longer alive.…

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5 Easy Ways to Make Employees More Productive

I ran across a great article from Inc.com.  All successful business owners can benefit from these 5 tips on increasing employee productivity:

http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/5-ways-to-send-productivity-through-the-roof.html

1.  Create self-esteem incentives

Every employee is different, so think about the type of praise and recognition that has meaning to each person who works for you. For example, some people like to be praised publicly; others prefer a quiet private word.



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A Client Success Story: Why your Balance Sheet is Important

Last week, one of my favorite clients had a breakthrough. In fact, you might call it an

“Ah ha” moment.

 

Like most successful entrepreneurs, this client is focused on building relationships, deal

flow and customer service. His value add is ‘being there” for his customers when they

need resources to grow their own companies.…

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If the ashtrays are full, they think we don’t know how to service the engines!

There was a time many years ago, when smoking was still allowed on airplanes.  This title comes from a true story relayed to me by a friend.  He was flying cross country, and seated next to a rather irate passenger.  The passenger turned out to be the President of the airline on which they were flying. …

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