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Finding and Keeping Great People to Help Achieve Your Vision

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   José Andrés, Chef and Founder of World Central Kitchen, once said, “The business of feeding people is the most amazing business in the world.” While this rings true for many chefs Read more

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The Stats Say Alcohol Intake is Down, but the Demand for Flavor is Not. Can the Mocktail Movement Meet Consumer’s Alcohol-Free Needs?
February 4, 2023

The holiday months are filled with indulgent food and drink, spurring the “Dry January” event, which has become a movement many partake in with the dawning of the New Year. In 2021, NIelsonIQ found that 22 percent of U.S. consumers stated they were decreasing their alcohol intake, and non-alcoholic beverage sales were up 19 […]

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare […]

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Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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Finding and Keeping Great People to Help Achieve Your Vision
January 27, 2023

José Andrés, Chef and Founder of World Central Kitchen, once said, “The business of feeding people is the most amazing business in the world.” While this rings true for many chefs and restaurant owners, the last several years have put businesses in delicate financial situations and has resulted in numerous closures across the […]

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Real Estate Prices are Falling, but Interest Rates are Rising. Manhattan Real Estate Sales are Dipping as a Result…What’s in Store for the Future?
January 23, 2023

Housing prices soared during the peak of the pandemic in 2020 at a 30-year record-high appreciation rate of two percent between May and July. The price tags in real estate are finally falling a bit, but the interest rates are going the opposite way, says Forbes. What is the result? The industry is seeing some […]

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Restaurant Sales Are Up, But Foot Traffic Is Down. Why Is That?
November 23, 2022

The third quarter was a good quarter for chain restaurants. However, more sales do not necessarily translate into more customers. Lisa Miller, President, Lisa W. Miller & Associates, gives her take on why consumers and restaurant operators alike are seeing such dramatic changes in sales and traffic volume:   “So restaurant sales are up, […]

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Meeting the New Members of Cla-Val
July 7, 2022

Host of Valve Chronicles, Tyler Kern, spoke with members of the Cla-Val team, including two new members that the company “moved Heaven and Earth” to get on the team. Those two new members are Shirley Nelson, Fueling Sales Manager, and Jimmy Kmetz, Technical Sales Engineer, who had worked together for years before Tom Boriack, Director […]

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Digging Into Walbro’s Performance In 2021: Talkin’ Shop With Walbro
November 2, 2021

“After eight months of this newly formed business unit and bringing additional staff members in, I can’t say how proud I am of the team and how they’ve embraced the vision, strategy, defined culture, and working through the tactics to make things happen,” Quick said. “We are nearing the best sales ever.” On this episode […]

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Conversations from the Edge: Women in HVAC Series
September 9, 2021

The HVAC industry has long been male-dominated, but women are joining the field in larger numbers and making an impact. One of those is Brittney Johnson, Maintenance Sales Representative, Commercial Mechanical at Commercial Mechanical Utah. She spoke with Conversations from the Edge host Hilary Kennedy about her career. Johnson explained that after high school, she wasn’t […]

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Strategies for Making Salesforce’s Features Work for Your Niche Sales Needs
August 26, 2021

Every industry felt the push to develop confident omnichannel sales strategies as the pandemic hit; even though this was a trend already for many markets, the acceleration of digital sales channels gave buyers a different expectation for where and how to buy, from B2c to B2B. When trying to leverage your CRM, then, to […]

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‘King of Sales’ Shares How He Cut His Teeth
July 29, 2021

Greg Crumpton lives by a simple mantra: Relationships drive business. Each week on Straight Outta Crumpton, Crumpton dives into the lost art of networking and speaks with the biggest influencers in business services to learn how they build, nurture and value their professional relationships.   Greg Crumpton gets tears in his eyes thinking about all the special […]

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Amazon Prime Day Deals Expected to Disappoint as Costs Surge
June 21, 2021

(Bloomberg) — The deals during Amazon.com Inc.’s annual Prime Day sale will be stingier this year, according to merchants, thanks to rising shipping costs, higher advertising rates and scarce inventory. The two-day event, which begins today, arrives as the world grapples with the lingering effects of the pandemic. Supply-chain disruptions — including the Suez Canal […]

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