HOW TO BOOST SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Sue Kirchner says we probably don’t need to rethink the social media we use – assuming, of course, the social media that are part of our individual marketing strategies are the socia...

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SELLING YOUR BUSINESS

    By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   How long will it take to sell your business?  There are seven basic factors: * The price you set, which should be based in part on your determination of how ma...

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WHEN IT’S TIME FOR MOM AND DAD TO DOWNSIZE

This Guest Blog is adapted from SeniorSurge, a Blog Jim Kendall writes for senior citizens and their families.  The two articles that follow focus on issues many of us ultimately will face within our families:  Helping seniors downsize and move, and getting the family home ready to sell.   ...

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WHY YOUR BOOK IS A GREAT BUSINESS CARD

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Your first meeting with the prospect, a potentially important client, has gone well.  As you’re wrapping up, you hand her your business card, a prepared summary of the po...

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HOW (AND WHY) TO HOST A SPECIAL EVENT

By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Your production team handled a mean, but critical, transition without flaw.  Way to go! The sales team not only hit but exceeded goals.  Let’s celebrate. It’s been 15 years – or mayb...

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NETWORKING TROUBLE? START YOUR OWN GROUP

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Networking just hasn’t worked for you, possibly because your networking skills need work or, equally possible, because you’re networking with the wrong people. You mi...

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EVEN STARTING UP, PLAN BUSINESS’ END GAME

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   End game is such a final term.  Yet when Downers Grove business advisor Harry McCabe talks about your business’ end game, the topic nestles nicely into the planning each ...

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WHEN IT’S YOUR TIME TO CONSOLE

By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Hard-working visionary and creative force.  Inspiring leader.  Innovator.  Respected industry newcomer.  Successful entrepreneur – all identifying terms we thought would fit when we started ...

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