PERSONAL GROWTH

7 Deadly Sins of Googling

How much do you “Google” every day? Think about it. Google is an incredible resource from business to the most personal (or Yahoo, sure, or Bing, but come on—you use Google). With such great influence comes great responsibility, and often Google leads us astray. New York magazine wrote that resisting from Googling a potential date…

STRATEGY

Develop 7-10 Times Competitive Advantage

Why do some companies excel and others do not? What makes some companies successful while other struggle? We are all looking for competitive advantage. Companies that have found it usually have identified their X-Factor. X-Factor? What is that? Your X-Factor comes from creative innovation and dynamic brainstorming to help your company develop a 7-10 times…

CASH FLOW

10 Ways to Increase Your Cash Flow

Are you on the growth path again today? Are you becoming reacquainted with the first law of entrepreneurial gravity — growth consumes cash? One approach to generating more cash is to monitor your Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC) as a key performance indicator. This is a measure of how long (in days) it takes from the…

MARKETING

7 Keys to Building a Brand

Great branding is not about getting people to think well about you – it is about getting people to think well about themselves. This is a powerful concept, and is the mantra of Bruce Turkel, founder and CEO of Turkel Brands, a full-service, multicultural brand management firm located in Miami, Florida. When people think about your…

EXECUTION

Break Through 5 Roadblocks to Growing Your Business

What keeps many businesses from growing? In larger companies, it is often maturing markets and inflexible organizations that dampen growth. Closely held and entrepreneurial companies, on the other hand, are built for growth. They operate in a world of innovation, rapidly changing technology, and entrepreneurial passion. For these businesses the challenge is not how to…