I mean, my attitude towards coming out is I that do make an announcement before I play, well, not personally. Well, basically today, there are many virtuoso players on guitar. You know, sure, you get some who are in their 40’s, late 40’s.
Because you’re reading this it’s a pretty safe gamble that you are already at least a fairly savvy marketer. I’m going to reckon that you already comprehend the value of CPA sites and the internet when it comes to marketing your firm and you’re probably at least looking at the potential of Facebook and Twitter to promote your business. Utilizing these sites can bring in new customers, but it requires forbearance and it can be a bit tricky. Here are a few pragmatic guidelines to help you determine what to focus on. If you’re rolling your eyes at the thought of using twitter to build your practice you’re not entirely wrong. There is a stigma that you’ll need to get around.
Rick Rickerten is a managing partner at Pine Creek Partners, a private equity firm, which purchases small businesses. As a former investment banker, he has worked on many buying, and selling transactions, and offers an inside look at the process. He claims many family-owned small company entrepreneurs are unprepared for succession plans. He cites a 2003 American Family Business survey, which found that although 88% of business owners expected to keep the firm in the family, only a third of the businesses made it to the second generation. Two thirds were either closed, or sold. He attests that selling the business is a better option, then closing it.
But you know what, this is probably part of what made you such a prolific virtuoso player. You couldn’t fake it. You had to actually that perfectly, as what we hear when listening to those ELP albums.
25. Double your productivity by using a dictaphone. If you’ve never used one your own voice sounds strange at first but it takes only a week or so to get used to. Use the dictaphone for minutes of meetings, short notes when you’re travelling (but not driving, of course) and for first drafts of lengthy letters. Get someone else to transcribe the tapes.
Know your audience. You wouldn’t make the same presentation about a new software package to engineers, accountants and top managers. The engineers want to know about the tool’s whizzes and whirrs–what it can do for them and why it beats competing products. The accountants want to know what it will cost and how it will save them money. Top management wants to know how it will boost productivity and give the company an edge over the competition. So adjust your pitch as needed.
We would also make the 4% a law. No increase ever, none. Government can get out of our way and we will grow the revenue through the roof. They will live on a budget tied to the welfare of the entire country, not just a few who think they have a plan for everyone. This plan would turn the economy into a raging juggernaut. Growth would be so dramatic and rapid it would astound even the greatest of disbelievers.
It’s good to know that Ackerman takes care of her people. She just doesn’t take care of the people who work with the children every day like the Noon Time Aides, SSA’s, Bilingual Counseling Assistants, School Police Officers, Student Advisors or the Parent and Community Ombudsmen. They work for wages that keep them half an inch above the poverty level. In fact, she’s laid off a lot of them. Well, most of them.