If you simply must send the $350 designer pen, at least send it FedEx Ground. And considering there are two of us, and we work right next to each other, save yourself the time and money by sending it in the same box.
A one-time rural community with cow pastures is now a suburban hub of industry, and with the influx of new people came competition. Having changed very little in 25 years, the new owner of the hotel is resting easily on top of the world.
From introductions to pitches and proposals, chances are that your initial impression with someone will often be through this medium. Despite the importance of this system, few really take the time to learn it well in order to get better results.
What is my business worth? It's a question I've asked myself hundreds of times over my 40-year long ownership career. And valuing your business, as an exercise, is a great thing to do from time to time -- it gets you thinking and dreaming, which is not a bad thing.
The counts really don't mean that much. While they may feel good for your brands ego, a huge volume of "Window Shoppers" or worse yet unengaged followers will likely translate into nothing that matters for your business.
The boutique model accepts the fact that it cannot approach the pricing structures or size of its competing big brothers, but makes up the difference in distinctness, targeted relationships and flexibility.
Much like we are taught basic addition and subtraction before calculus, we must learn the native language before we can understand local idiosyncrasies. And it is often the understanding of these very idiosyncrasies that delineate success from failure.
I was beginning to develop an acrimonious relationship with my roommate. We didn't talk much, but when we did, we talked about the weather. I didn't know it at the time, but this little note would be the thing that changed my life.
What causes someone like Bill Gates to go from piecing together computers in his garage to building a colossal empire making him one of the richest men in the world? Join me today on my journey to greatness as together, we get inside the mind of business great Michael Szabados.