Category: Business Matters

Small Business Matters: Your reputation is showing!

Your reputation is showing! By Vernalee OhioMBE – July 18, 2014 How much is too much and how less is not enough! Finding the right visibility balance of exposing your company to the world is significantly important.   Do not be misled, consumers are educated.  Selections for products and services are often incentive driven or knowledge…

Small Business Matters: The Second Time Around

Small Business Matters:  The Second Time Around By Vernalee  OhioMBE – June 1, 2014          When a business fails, its accompaniments include devastation, pain, humiliation, wasted time / energies, and lost financial investments.   In some cases, life savings go down the drain.  Depending upon a number of circumstances (age and finances included),…

Are you leading or following?

Are you leading or following? By Vernalee OhioMBE – May 1, 2014 Are you leading your company to the next level of growth, profitability, and sustainability – or are you following the leader?  How does your staff view you? Are you considered an effective or ineffective leader? Or are you viewed as a follower?  Do…

Disgruntled Employees

Disgruntled Employees OhioMBE – March 15, 2014  By Vernalee There is an old saying that “employees can make or break you!”  True to form, that quote is reasonably true.  Be they managerial, supervisory, or staff employees – their attitudes toward clients, co-workers, and the outside buying public alongside their productivity and other measurable traits –…

Business Matters: Would you buy what you are selling?

Business Matters: Would you buy what you are selling? By Vernalee OhioMBE – March 1, 2014 How persuasive are you?  Can you sell the Eskimo snow? Do you educate your clients on the scope of your services or the features of your products?   Do you keep your clients updated on innovations?   Are you shepherding your…