Category: Business

Celebrating an Anniversary

Celebrating an Anniversary

Celebrating This Success My company, Environmental Safety Inc., is celebrating a wonderful 13 years in business.  I have amazing employees and customers and I want to thank them from the bottom of my heart. We are in Baiting Hollow on Long Island.  This has been a valuable part of the success of the company.  I …

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5 Time-Saving Tips for Busy Entrepreneurs

5 Time-Saving Tips for Busy Entrepreneurs

Get More Done and Work Less Running a business from the top can be a very time-consuming job especially when you are trying to affect major change, as we are with our growth plans for Baiting Hollow based, Environmental Safety, Inc. Your time is a very precious resource that you need to spend wisely. However, …

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Fair Trade Chocolate from Stony Brook University Incubator in Calverton

Fair Trade Chocolate from Stony Brook University Incubator in Calverton

Fair Trade Chocolate from Stony Brook University Incubator in Calverton I have a fondness and respect for other small business owners and entrepreneurs in Calverton. Ben Conard is a young entrepreneur who created a company called Five North Chocolate two years ago. The incubator in Calverton has given him a way to live out his …

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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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Negotiation Strategies for Success

Negotiation Strategies for Success

Top Three Negotiation Strategies for Business Success If you’re going to succeed in business, you have to understand the art of negotiation. There’s no way of getting around that. Every day we negotiate with our customers, our coworkers, and our boss. We may not perceive it as negotiation, but that’s what it is. Understanding successful …

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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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Small Business and Pricing

Small Business and Pricing

Pricing Products and Services for Small Businesses Small businesses are the backbone of the United States. It can be awfully romantic to think about owning a small business and being the master of your fate. But, small businesses take a serious amount of work to maintain and succeed. There is nothing romantic about them. In …

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