Turnover is Not a Problem
“Ha!” you say. “For someone to make a statement like that, they obviously haven’t worked in the real world and certainly have never had to run a company.” Well, let me assure you. In my past I’ve not only run companies, but spent many years...
The Ghost of Expected Surprises
Here, Cratchet, what do you think you’re doing? Uh, er, leaving sir. Leaving? It’s 5 minutes to the hour. Shall I dock your pay accordingly. Uh, er, no sir. No sir? Well it’s back to work for you then, and be quick about it. And I...
Ten Ways to Save a Bundle on Your Next Lease
According to the Equipment Leasing Association (“ELA”), U.S. businesses lease every thing from laptop computers to commercial airplanes, racking up more than $ 200 billion in equipment leased each year. Although four out of five U.S. companies...
The Landlording Follies
You are the landlord of a small apartment building that you are offering for sale. You find a buyer and a sale is arranged.
The tenants learn of the sale and ask if they will be forced to move. How do you answer?
You explain that it...
Tips for Increasing Your Profits with Gift Certificates
Offering gift certificates is an excellent way of increasing your sales by solving your customers' gift-giving problems. Often people would like to give your products as gifts, but are hesitant to choose a specific item for someone.