“Growth is survival” Unknown Source TRANSLATION: To stay alive in challenging times, survival is not good enough. You always look to grow. This way you will always be ahead of the curve no matter what challenges come your way. And, if for some reason, you don’t achieve 100% of your growth goals, at least you … Continue reading Growth is survival
Okay, the market is down 20% in a few short weeks. People are being laid off and companies are cutting back. So what! While business may not be booming like it was a couple of years ago, people are still buying. The world goes on. The question is are they buying from you? In markets … Continue reading Who Says People Are Not Buying?
If there is one group of professionals that are having a bad time these days, it is stock brokers. What do they sell in a down market? Just ask Harry Rudowitz, Sr. VP of Investments for the UBS/Paine Webber Private Client Group. He just sent me a letter describing how bonds (fixed income securities) are … Continue reading Finding Alternative Revenue Sources
Omar Minaya General Manager – Montreal Expos Imagine being named General Manager of a professional baseball team that is scheduled to be eliminated in one year and only draws an average of 4,000 fans per game. What a great job? Omar Minaya thought just that. Being named the first Hispanic General Manager proved to be … Continue reading Omar Minaya – Montreal Expos
A friend of mine, Matt Gibble, just left for Lake Placid to run an Iron Man Race. That’s swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 miles and running a marathon distance of 26.2 miles. Just the thought of thinking about this tires me out. In speaking to Matt before he left, he told me a story of … Continue reading No, No, No, No, No!