What Gen-X And Gen-Y Really Think About Banks

What do today’s consumers really want from their financial institution? More technology? More mobile apps? More integrated asset management? Banks and credit unions would love to know, as they scramble around looking for ways to deepen relationships with Gen-X/Y. Read More Here

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Preparing To Transfer The Family Business

Brothers Ken and Irwin Sher, co-founders of Day & Nite / All Service, the New Hyde Parkbased commercial HVAC and refrigeration company they started in 1977, spent several years preparing for the day when their sons would take over. That time came in January, but despite preparation,

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How to Keep Your Small Business Merger From Crashing

Mark Hemmeter, founder and chief executive officer of Denver-based Office Evolution, was admiring the bright, modern furniture he’d purchased for the reception area of a company he’d acquired in Colorado Springs, Colo. Then he overheard a client grousing on the telephone: “These new guys came in, and

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Major Mid-Year Correction Necessary

Earlier this year, I compiled my “Top Ten Trends From The Trenches” based on speaking to CEOs weekly. Given what I’ve heard lately, significant shifts are occurring, reflected in several fresh trends for Q3 and beyond. Read More Here

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What if You Buy a Red Ocean

Do mergers and acquisitions work in these challenging times? What if your growth strategy was to expand your business through acquisitions, only then to find your company in deep, “bloody red” water? You thought you were getting new revenue streams or better efficiencies. Instead, your new business

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