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Lean. That’s something for big manufacturers, right? Wrong. The lean philosophy can transform nearly every business—small as well as large, service companies as well as manufacturers. If you haven’t yet discovered these concepts, you may be missing a sizable opportunity to improve your bottom line. Source: Forbes...

Millennials don’t just want to be told what to do. They want to understand why. That’s what open-book management companies offer—and Millennials are just as responsive to the challenges and opportunities of this approach as any other group. Source: Forbes | How One Company Uses Transparency...

We’re big believers in transparency ourselves. But as grizzled veterans of this mini-movement, we’d like to offer two points of caution. Source: Forbes | Using Transparency To Build A Better Company...

If you follow this approach, we’re pretty sure that you and your company will have a happy new year. And next year at this time, you’ll be planning how to increase your profitability even more in 2018. Source: Forbes | Simple Tools To Make More Money...

Santa appeared in our office a couple of days after Christmas a year ago. Enough time has now elapsed that we’re free to talk about the experience.   That day, we heard a clatter in the reception area, out where the fireplace is. All of...

When the time comes to sell your company, what will make it attractive to buyers? How can you be sure to get a fair price? Source: Forbes | How To Build A Company You Can Sell...

Of course, business is work, not a pickup softball game. People want to get paid for what they do. And open-book companies set up incentive plans pegged to those key numbers. If the forecast shows a bonus possibility of a week’s or a month’s worth...