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|You and your
business are facing conditions no one has seen or
Customer demands (and receivables) are erratic but
ever more costly
Your banks cannot run themselves but continue to
make irrational demands on your business
Your employees are fearful of losing their jobs more
than they are eager to hit your business goals
And your vendors are demonstrating all of this
erratic behavior and losing your confidence in the
And ironically, in these times, everyone
above as well as your family, peers, and community are
looking to you for stability, guidance and direction!
Whether you are doing well or hanging on until the
recovery hits, do you have catching up to do and no time
to wait? Do you need an objective, on-demand small
business expert resource to?
Interested? Read more!
May 28, 2009, 8:30 am - 5
Cleveland TEI Presidents Forum
June 5, 2009, 8 am - Noon
Mindshare Doing Business Outside NE Ohio Shoreby Club
June 5, 2009, 12:30 - 2
Lakeside Capital Partners/Wells
Growing Your Business In Recession
Shoreby Club Bratenahl, OH
Corporate College East
Best & Highest
Managing Stress In The Recession
America is a
nation built on the ideas and energy of its
entrepreneurs. From John D. Rockefeller to Bill Gates,
profound economic and social change has been spurred by
entrepreneurial enterprise and tenacity. Central to the
American capitalist system is the belief that anyone can
succeed with enough hard work and dedication.
Entrepreneurs embody that belief.
recession has tested this notion in profound ways.
Entrepreneurs are finding that their once tried-and-true
approaches toward business are no longer reliable. The
impact has been dramatic throughout the country.
|When Bad Things Happen
To Good Owners
owners, the label "control freak" often applies to us.
Whenever there is a threat to our businesses, it is our
money, reputation and basic security that are on the
line. Once any business owner has had his or her
livelihood threatened, turning gun shy and defensive is
just as rational as "fight or flight" is to a pedestrian
about to get mugged. But when we see "moving shadows"
posing threats to our business, it is often hard to tell
if they are stalkers with knives" or just "trees in the
wind." How can you tell the difference?
Stalkers With Knives
Any time a business owner's core understanding,
conviction, or confidence is shaken, a threat is real.
You are truly at risk when you:
- Question the integrity, motives, or morality of a
trusted employee, vendor, partner, or customer. You
see they just don't know or care about the
consequences of their actions.
- Face a trend in sales, costs, or competition you
don't understand. You don't know what you don't know.
- See a problem that is threatening your business'
results, future, or mere survival. You don't see any
options or alternatives other than the worst-case
Birol In The News
Exhibitions Game - Wall Street Journal,
May 11, 2009
Book Andy Now For Your Summer/Fall 2009
Event or 2010
Andy still has some availability in the Summer and
Fall 2009 to schedule your event. Andy is also
scheduling 2010 events too. Contact him now!
Are you looking
for a unique business growth speaker for your 2009
Help your organization or
customers in 2009 with a 30-, 60-, 90-minute
or half-day presentation from Business Growth Expert
Andy Birol. Andy's most requested topics are
- Exploiting Your Best And Highest
- Keeping The Growth Curve Growing: Finding,
Keeping And Growing Customers.
- Growing Your Business In Recession - My
most requested presentation for 2009!
Contact Andy now to schedule your
event or to discuss offering one of his presentations to
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