GOOD PEOPLE, GOOD BUSINESS Planning 2015 with passion
By Dawn Kaiser
The Village Business Institute
Where did 2014 go?
It feels just like yesterday I was sitting in my office dreaming of all the things I wanted to accomplish in the coming year. But, he... Posted on 1/5/15 at 3:14 PM
To continuously grow a business, an organization often must approach and take on business that is outside the normal or standard business which has traditionally been it’s prime area of focus and sales.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with a middle school class in Fargo about how writers and editors apply the four “C”s - creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking - in our daily work
To me, there are three kinds of companies when it comes to the importance of core values: 1) companies that haven’t defined any values, 2) companies that have values but they are just wall decorations in a conference room and 3) companies that incorporate their core values in everything they do.
An image that many who grew up on a family farm have burned in to memory is dad walking through the door of the house, covered in dirt from a long day in the field, or covered in something else from a long day in the barn, and mom working tirelessly around the house, supporting children, putting food on the table, and generally managing every other aspect of the operation.
With state-of-the-art amenities including an aquatic center, multi-purpose gym, running track, racquetball courts, weight room, cardio equipment, whirlpool and sauna, Wadena, Minn.’s new wellness center could give many a trendy urban health club a run for their money.
In my constant quest to consume information, I recently stumbled across an article on the disparities between the salaries of male and female actors that included a tweet someone had sent to a female celebrity, requesting advice on how to respond to her father, who had told his daughter she couldn’t become an engineer because she was a girl.
Another year has come and gone, and as we continue to strategize 2015, it is important to not only reflect on the current status of your business but also ensure that you are aligning your objectives to the correct emerging technologies.
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