Lead with Optimism – A Message for Business Owners

Do you see the world around you as half empty or half full? Your view on the world, and the environment in which you live and work, matters in leadership. The best leaders throughout time have been those who can maintain a positive outlook, regardless of their circumstances. How can a leader create a vision […]

New Management Practices Promise A Bright Future For Established Middle Georgia Business

Small, start-up businesses are not the only type of company that can learn from experts at the University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center.   Associated Paper is a case in point. A successful family-owned distributor of industrial packaging, shipping, janitorial and sanitary maintenance supplies, Associated Paper serves more than 3,000 clients in middle Georgia, South […]

Always Think Strategically

As a business owner in a sluggish economy, you may be facing a decline in sales, poor cash flow, aging accounts receivables, and dwindling profit margins. Tight financial times are causing most businesses some degree of pain, but this burden can play havoc on a small company. In adverse situations, there is a tendency to […]