Archive for September, 2009

Got Something to Say? Say It! »

    The Issue:  SBOs need to correct misconceptions they may have had about others…especially if they’ve dragged them out into the open…in print…online…for the world to see! What I Think: Last week, I sounded off about the young fellow I called about detailing my car. He had a first-class Website, devoted readers will recall, […]

SBO’s Should Be Interested & Interesting »

The Issue: SBOs need to match professionally designed Websites with equally professional-sounding telephone voices. What I Think: I’ve written in this space about grown women on TV/Cable with girlish voices losing a lot of their authority. The same goes for SBOs of both the popular genders who’ve taken the trouble of mounting a winning Web […]

IT’S A GREAT TIME TO HIRE! »

It’s a great time to hire!   If you are weathering the recession in pretty good shape, this may be the best time in decades to bring on board quality talent.  With millions of folks out of work — and sometimes the best and the brightest are being let go — you can skim off the cream […]

DON’T GET BURNED WHEN LAYING OFF EMPLOYEES »

With hundreds of thousands of jobs being lost monthly, workforce reductions today create  massive liability for businesses.  Regardless of how it’s done, there is exposure to liability.  However, how it is done can still reduce liability. John Haase, Managing Partner, Labor & Employment Litigation Leader for the law firm of Godfrey & Kahn, Green Bay, Wisconsin, offers specific […]