Archive for February, 2009
What do you do if the worst comes to worst? In my last post I offered some broad suggestions for managing your business during the recession. Now I want to pass along some very detailed and pragmatic strategies. I want to share an article I read this month in the Harvard Business Review. The main [...]
I did a blog post called “Anatomy of a Distributor Meltdown” back in September that discussed the slippery slope of running a distributorship and the importance of managing cash flow. This was prior to the dip our industry experienced starting in October, when companies across the globe put many of their spend initiatives on hold while the uncertainty of the economy played out.
I’m happy to announce that Boundless Network has just acquired another great distributorship based out of Texas: Corporate Specialties, led by Carol Stone. Carol founded Corporate Specialties in 1985, and has since built a fantastic track record of success, including a 20-year run as a member of ASI’s Multimillion-Dollar Distributor Roundtable. We are confident that [...]
My mother forwards me about 10 or so e-mails a day. I think this is her way of giving me “virtual hugs” to show me she is thinking of me. Once in a blue moon, a “mom e-mail” actually has some meat. Her latest forward, “Letter from a CEO to his Employees,” caught my attention. [...]