What makes a person's ears ring? Remembering their name! Customers enjoy seeing their name listed in the email message. Personalizing the email message engages the customer and lets them know you care.
Focus on Positive Thinking We are surrounded by negativity; keeping your mind, energy and thoughts positive takes determination. Take notice when you are thinking negative; you can turn that around. It will take time and practice to create a new habit of switching to positive thinking. Here are some ways to...
It's time for your yearly review with your banker, accountant, and lawyer. They offer valuable knowledge and assist with your business goals; helping you understand your cash flow, agreements, contracts, services, etc. Schedule your meetings today.
Researchers continue to explore the effects of positive thinking on our health. The health benefits include:   Increased life span Lower rates of depression Lower levels of distress Greater resistance to the common cold Better psychological and physical well-being Reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease Better coping skills during hardships...
Benson Blackburn LLC and Cohen & Grigsby P.C. will welcome investment banker Rick Kohr and financial leader Chris Wunder as keynote speakers for its Entrepreneur Next Door Speaker Series on Feb. 28. Kohr is CEO of Evergreen Advisors LLC and has 30 years of experience advising early-stage-growth companies and middle-market companies on finance, recapitalization...
The Planned Giving Council of Lee County, Inc. will present “How To Recruit & Retain High Quality Staff” at the Thursday, February 22 meeting. As we all struggle with employee turnover in the highly competitive world of development and fundraising, how can we recruit and retain the highest quality staff? Speaker Christopher...
Quality of a Leader (at least one of them) Vision - Being able to turn big ideas into executable plans while keeping your team on track are crucial parts of leadership: Mapping out your journey is the first step. Be able to clearly describe your vision to other people. Always stay...
Who are the people you know or work with that are followed? The difference between leaders and managers is that leaders may or may not have a title but they always have people who are motivated to willingly follow them. Who are the great leaders who truly care about your success...
New law incentivizes business owners to retrofit their properties with fire sprinkler systems The International Association of Fire Chiefs and the Cape Coral Fire Department want to make businesses in Southwest Florida aware of a provision in the recently passed tax reform legislation (P.L. 115-97) that incentivizes the installation of...
In a recent survey conducted at Keiser University’s Fort Myers campus, local employers shared their top-ten employee traits. This is a list of traits that employers deemed most important for new hire success in their businesses. This list also provides some suggestions to job candidates regarding topics which they...