There is no Perfect Age to Begin to Volunteer
20Jul 2017
Jul 20, 2017

There is no Perfect Age to Begin to Volunteer

There is no Perfect Age to Begin to Volunteer

It’s true, both young people and older are likely to participate in social volunteering. There is no perfect age to begin to volunteer. But many potential volunteers aren’t sure how to get involved. This is […] Read more

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profit
12Jul 2017

80/20 Principle – to PROACTIVELY increase your revenue

The 80/20 Rule. This rule was developed back in the 1880s by an Italian/French man and it applies today. What are some examples of the 80/20 principle?

·      80% of your revenue comes from 20% of your customers

·      80% of your revenue comes from 20% of […] Read more

value
6Jul 2017

How Often Do You Need A Business Valuation

How Often Do You Need A Business Valuation

A certified valuation service can take the pressure and worry from learning formulas and valuation models. They return comprehensive reports with specific values for all forms of warrants within your company.

It is recommended that a business valuation […] Read more

volunteering
27Jun 2017
Jun 27, 2017

Volunteering – Giving Back and Why it Matters

Volunteering – Giving Back and Why it Matters

Connecting with the right volunteer opportunities shouldn’t be a hard decision. Any time that you reach out and begin to make a difference in someone else’s life – that is a step in the right direction.

Marilyn Price […] Read more

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dollar-exchange-rate-544949_1920
20Jun 2017
Jun 20, 2017

(NYSE:IBM) Valuation Review & Update – EBITDA Yield & Profitability

(NYSE:IBM) Valuation Review & Update – EBITDA Yield & Profitability

The EBITDA Yield is a great way to determine a company’s profitability.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has an ERP5 rank of 3981. The ERP5 Rank is an investment tool that analysts use to discover undervalued […] Read more

valuation time
13Jun 2017
Jun 13, 2017

Simple Ideas to Improve the Value of Your Business

Many companies who are looking to sell their company are constantly looking for small business valuation ideas.  Let’s face it, selling a company can be difficult especially when you are attempting to come up with a sales price that is fair for both parties.  If you are […] Read more

hired
30May 2017

Improve Employee Hiring Retention and Productivity

The objective of this blog is to point out key activities and methods that will provide the company with quality employees, decreased turnover, increased performance, and productivity.

I. Hiring Quality People that will remain with the company

The person’s performance quality and the retention are […] Read more

business valuation
26May 2017
May 26, 2017

Productivity Pyramid & Valuation Principles

Productivity Pyramid & Valuation Principles are key concepts to know & understand

Dale S. Richards
Author at Author – Book – Valuation Principles – How to Increase Value

A few Valuation Basics:

 Maybe you are new to the business world or never needed a financial […] Read more

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jewel
24May 2017

Productivity Pyramid TM is a jewel for performance-productivity

Productivity Pyramid TM is a jewel for performance-productivity improvement.  PRODUCTIVITY PYRAMID TM: DEALS WITH GOALS – COACHING- ACCOUNTABILITY – REWARDS. A great way to break down company goals into departmental goals, rolling up to direct reports.
What are typical company goals? Almost all companies will say:

Increase […] Read more

80 20 gold
19May 2017

Proactive Customer Service | 80-20 Customer Gold Program TM

A methodical strategic development of a proactive customer service can yield large revenue growth from your existing customer base. The “80/20 Customer Gold Program TM” works.  I have used it many times to increase revenue performance by 110% to 300%.

The way to differentiate from your competitors […] Read more

soldier
16May 2017
May 16, 2017

Volunteering – Stepping Outside your Comfort Zone

Volunteering – Stepping Outside your Comfort Zone

There is something that is self satisfying about volunteering. It makes you feel good inside. Giving back to a cause that allows one to experience the process of giving “hands on”, it’s rewarding in itself.

What you gain […] Read more

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Lauren
11May 2017

productivity Improvement – Indexes

I have experienced productivity improvements of 20% to 200%!!! with the Productivity PyramidTM methodology. There are four Productivity Indexes that can track the productivity of your company. They include:

Productivity Indexes:

 Revenue/Full Time Employee (REV/FTE)
 Gross Margin (GM/FTE)
 Contribution Margin (CM/FTE)
 Net […] Read more

dollar
6May 2017

Net Profit | History – Repeatability vs. Up-Down

 Net Profit: History – Repeatability vs. Up/Down

This may seem obvious but is often misunderstood. If you reduce a business expenses by one dollar, how much net income will increase? (ONE DOLLAR)

If your marketing department comes to the executive team with a program […] Read more

employees
3May 2017

Employee Retention – Recruitment | Lower Expenses

Employee Retention:

The rule of thumb is if you lose an A performer, it takes you 3 years of salary to get them back. Having goals, accountability, and rewards for your team ensures that you keep your A performers because it’s a huge expense to […] Read more

convert to tribal
27Apr 2017
Apr 27, 2017

Building Systems to Capture Tribal Knowledge

Management Team: Tribal Knowledge vs. Systems

Management team:

They are important as long as we go to the next step which is Scalable. Scalable means you can take your system and it can be duplicated in other cities or other areas. You’ve got a system […] Read more

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24Apr 2017

Productivity PyramidTM- Goals – Coaching- Accountability – Rewards

Productivity PyramidTM- Goals – Coaching- Accountability – Rewards

This blog is a continuation of How to increase your business value with strategic concepts: Productivity PyramidTM .- Goals – Coaching- Accountability – Rewards

What are typical company goals? Almost all companies will say

1 Increase Revenue
2 and Increase Net […] Read more

80-20gold
21Apr 2017

Strategic –Proactive vs. Reactive Customer Service 80-20 Gold Program

 Strategic –Proactive vs. Reactive Customer Service 80-20 Gold Program

What is a reactive customer service program like? Typically it consists of a department that waits for a customer to call, then action is taken to solve an issue or problem.

How much […] Read more

tribal knowledge vs. systems
19Apr 2017
Apr 19, 2017

Tribal Knowledge vs. Systems

Management Team: Tribal Knowledge vs. Systems

Management team:

They are important as long as we go to the next step which is Scalable. Scalable means you can take your system and it can be duplicated in other cities or other areas. You’ve got […] Read more

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Mentoing
15Apr 2017
Apr 15, 2017

Mentoring

Mentoning
Goodwill Efforts That Help To Strengthen Your Organization

Having good mentors for your new recruits, volunteers, and interns, can increase your employee motivation and productivity.

A good mentor will be able to share their knowledge and skills.They are not someone […] Read more

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Productivity Pyramid Training
12Apr 2017

Employee Performance-Productivity Monthly Coaching

Employee Performance-Productivity Monthly Coaching

What are some typical Company Goals? One hundred percent of companies have a revenue goal. Most have a net income goal that is usually only known by upper management. But what other company activities should be company goals?

• Customer Retention

• Specific […] Read more