Tag: Starting Over

Creative Recycling in Baiting Hollow

Creative Recycling in Baiting Hollow

Creative Recycling at Giles Nursery in Baiting Hollow Baiting Hollow is my home and there is lot more here than meets the eye. As you drive along Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow, you may notice some kinetic sculptures and other metal creations. They grace the grounds of Giles Nursery where Eric Giles handcrafts them from …

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3 Reasons Businesses Fail

3 Reasons Businesses Fail

3 Main Reasons for Failure First let’s get one thing out of the way. Starting a business is hard work. There are no shortcuts.  Businesses fail for three main reasons.  You have to be willing to put in long hours and tons of research if you want to make it work. Depending on what you …

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Lean Business Is For more Than Just Startups

Lean Business Is For more Than Just Startups

My Business Failed Lean Business Principles Not Only Gave Me a Second Chance But Gave Me More Than I Ever Dreamed My first chemical supply company, Shari Chemicals grew fast and I added 18 salespeople, expensive offices, company cars and layers of management. When the tough times came (and they do) I wasn’t ready and …

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Best Customer Service Tips

Best Customer Service Tips

Four Tips to Provide the Best Customer Service As a small business owner, I am in direct competition with the big boys. And when it comes to companies that work with chemicals and environmental safety, there are big companies that are my direct competition. What draws customers to my small company, Environmental Safety Incorporated, is …

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Lean Startup Practices

Lean Startup Practices

Tips For Startups A startup can have a very high failure rate. People commonly believe that this rate stands at 90%, but research by Cambridge Associates, a global investment firm based in Boston, puts it lower. According to them, the rate is closer to 60%, although it did spike to 79% at the time of …

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Howard Wool a business innovator

Howard Wool a business innovator

A Business Innovator Howard Wool is a business innovator in the industrial chemical sector in the North Eastern US. His company consistently achieves seven figure sales by offering the highest quality industrial chemicals and cleaners to their clients. He’s been in the industry for over 40 years and knows through experience what it takes to …

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