Face Your Fears

My definition of fear is the total of lost moments. As we look back over our lives and take a hard look at the areas where we have been successful or unsuccessful, it is interesting to find that many times its fear that has prevented us from achieving our goals and creating a healthy reality View Article →

Too Many Sellers, Too Few Buyers

It was almost a decade ago when the economy was hot and many more of us were busy with a strong roster of clients. It was like shooting fish in that old barrel. Today, the opposite is still playing-out for most sellers. From professional services to hamburger stands, we all have lots of well-qualified competitors View Article →

Vaccinating Your Brand

How to Protect Your Organization and Reputation from Social Media Attacks Stemming from Employees and Other Individuals or Constituencies Perception by customers, business partners, vendors and the public at large is vital to any organization’s success. Studies have shown that businesses with a clear mission, record of compliance, and diversity, generally perform better.1 Yet, the View Article →

Creating A Culture Of Wellness In The Workplace

  In conversations with local employers, I’m often told that creating a successful employee wellness strategy is a top priority for their businesses because they see the advantages of a healthier, happier and more productive workforce. Yet some employers are struggling with how to start, maintain and measure their wellness programs. Wellness programs aren’t a View Article →

How Long Should You Retain Tax Records?

The IRS and most states have a three year statute of limitations for both conducting an audit and issuing refunds. Most taxpayers know they must retain records associated with their income tax returns in the event they are selected for an income tax examination. However, what truly needs to be retained by taxpayers, and for View Article →