Category Archives: Management

WE ALL NEED A CONNECTION — OR TWO

BY JIM KENDALL  We hopefully have friends.  But we also need connections, people we can turn to when we and our businesses need that inside information everyone else always seems to have.  One-on-one connections can

WEBSITES: THE EYEBALL TEST

BY JIM KENDALL   Websites are changing – in the types of services they provide site visitors and, increasingly, in how they look.  The most important change, however, may be that business owners often can

IT: FIRST SECURITY, THEN IMAGINATION

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as part of Jim’s Daily Herald column   Talk to Dave Davenport or Jason Burton and marvel at the ways technology will make your business more efficient,

CYBER SECURITY: C-SUITE RESPONSBILITY

By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   You know the situation has worsened when George Vroustouris talks about social engineering and the need for C-suite leadership to

WHAT THE FUTURE MIGHT LOOK LIKE

By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Kathy Graham must have one heck of a view from her workplace hangout near the top of one of Chicago’s

HOW CATHY LEMAN IS PIVOTING HER BUSINESS

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   When the doctor gives you a diagnosis you really didn’t want to get, chances are the potential impact on

IDEAS TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS FIND SUCCESS

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Katie Fielmann’s Comfort Keepers of Chicagoland has 747 competitors – all nicely catalogued by the state’s Department of Public

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

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’

NEW LAWS NEED EMPLOYER ATTENTION

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Remember the U.S. Department of Labor’s initiative that would have changed overtime rules – and costs – last month