Construction Firms: Mentoring Can Help You Grow
“They help me with my homework when I’m stuck….they help me with my growing up.” These lyrics bring back fond memories of the ’80s campaign for the Children Aid Society, a terrific organization in New York City (NYC) that provides critical services to help mentor children and their families.
Did you know that there are similar programs for businesses to get help with their “homework” and growing?
Increase Your Problem-Solving ROI: Clearly Articulate “What is Needed”
In my last blog post, I described the importance of correctly identifying a problem, and its most intrinsic “prime number” components, as the first step in solving complex and difficult to solve problems. In this post, I will describe the next step in the process – determining “What is Needed,” or
Creative Business Problem Solving: Identify the Right Problem
All businesses have problems. What separates the successful businesses from those that fail is the ability of their leaders to accurately identify the problems – and then fix them.
Recognizing a problem may seem easy. But, all too often people focus on – vent about,
Consider this column a new pair of scissors to help you cut red tape
Business owners often cite complying with government oversight as a difficult and “fraught with peril” process. Multiple mistakes, overlooked obligations, scheduling snafus, and red tape wrangling can all contribute to the time and expense of obtaining the required licenses, permits, certifications, and inspections.
New York City government knows