How to get Ol’ Charley to retire

By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the April 25, 2016 Daily Herald                 Charley doesn’t want to leave. In spite of the fact that he has reached retirement age, his skills have diminished...

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Is a trusted employee stealing from your company?

By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the May 2, 2016 Daily Herald                 “And this is Char,” you say proudly as the tour you’re giving that important new customer nears its end. “Charl...

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EMAIL EVOLVES AS A MARKETING TOOL

By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   That newsletter you faithfully email to your contact list or the e-blasts you send announcing your latest hot deal – maybe a Thu...

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Who’s the ‘Right Who’ to Take Over Your Business?

By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   For the next few paragraphs, let’s assume you own the business – lock, stock and barrel, the whole kit and caboodle.  That makes you eligible to answer a question not that many advisors ask, ...

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TUNED-IN LEADERS HELP CHAMBERS HOLD THEIR OWN

By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   The chamber of commerce?  Yep.  Really?  Yep again.  Still around?  Not only still around but in many cases developing programs that are reaching out to – gasp! – the Millennial generatio...

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SURPRISE! THE BOSS IS BUYING LUNCH

By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   If you pay attention to meteorological (climate) data, this year’s summer is essentially one-third over – which means that if you’re thinking about a summer employee event, you’d better ge...

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‘FREE’ MBA MAY FIT SMALL BUSINESS NEEDS

By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   You’ve moved past 18th century British poet Alexander Pope’s often misquoted, “A little learning is a dangerous thing” and decided a little more learning – maybe even an MBA ...

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