Capital Raising From Non-Traditional Sources

Capital Raising From Non-Traditional Sources

Raising capital from non-traditional sources can be a good way to get the money you need to grow your business. There are a number of different sources available today, and this article provides a brief summary of the most common ones along with things you need to consider before pursuing them. Common to all non-traditional … Continue reading Capital Raising From Non-Traditional Sources

Focus on Protecting the Downside When in a Recession

Focus on Protecting the Downside When in a Recession

When the environment supports growth, focus your energy on building to the upside. Focus more of your energy on downside protection when times are bad. Are we headed into a recession? As we likely are, I recommend you shift some energy into downside protection as failure to protect the downside is a company killer. Protecting … Continue reading Focus on Protecting the Downside When in a Recession

Capital Raising From Non-Traditional Sources

Capital Raising From Non-Traditional Sources

Raising capital from non-traditional sources can be a good way to get the money you need to grow your business. There are a number of different sources available today, and this article provides a brief summary of the most common ones along with things you need to consider before pursuing them. Capital Raising from Non-Traditional … Continue reading Capital Raising From Non-Traditional Sources

Value of A Players — Hire right or die by a thousand cuts

Value of A Players — Hire right or die by a thousand cuts

In my long career as a company financier, CEO, and business mentor I have found that among the many important things that had to be done right by business leadership was recruiting the best and brightest for all skill positions. I first learned this lesson in my business consulting activities. Grillos Axiom: There is a … Continue reading Value of A Players — Hire right or die by a thousand cuts

Hiring A Players is the Essential to Company Success

Hiring A Players is the Essential to Company Success

Grillos Axiom: There is a nearly 100% probability your company will go out of business if you do not recruit and retain A players. My reasoning involves two forces. First, there is substantial proof that there is an order of magnitude difference between the output of A players and everyone else (commonly referred to the … Continue reading Hiring A Players is the Essential to Company Success

Peking to New York in an Hour!

Peking to New York in an Hour!

That is the claim for a Chinese developed rocket/supersonic aircraft. What better example of a shrinking globe; one filling up with too much information for any human to keep track of. In my CEO meetings the term “Mastermind” demonstrates how individual members know mutually exclusive pieces of information that, when shared, create what is needed … Continue reading Peking to New York in an Hour!