What Can We Expect?

February 1, 2017

One thing we can be sure of is that 2017 will bring change of some form to the way that companies operate in the US.  In the past few years, many business owners or managers have become disenchanted at all the new regulations that have made it difficult to operate a competitive business and compete in a global economy.  Recently, many business owners have told us" I am sick of the regulations, it is hard to make a profit and I am shutting things down versus trying to stay ahead of what we are being forced to do."  In speaking with many members, they are happy to have some steady work and they’re also hopeful that some positive changes will occur under the new administration in 2017. These new changes could allow these businesses to operate sa...

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Now Is The Time To Lay The Groundwork For The First Quarter

January 4, 2017

Companies typically take the time between Thanksgiving and New Years to complete the rush orders that are due before the holidays then take time to wind things down until after the first of the year. 

There’s a problem for businesses with this mindset. The first quarter of the ...

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2017 Business Predictions

December 2, 2016

2017 will continue to be a roller coaster concerning business conditions based on calls we’re receiving from business owners. The common phrases we hear are: “I am swamped with work and don’t have enough help to get the jobs out” and “We have nothing in the pipeline ...

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Why Take Time to Attend a Major Trade Show

November 3, 2016

Often times, we will receive a call from a member asking why they should take time out of their schedule to attend a major trade show such as the International Woodworking Fair (IWF) in Atlanta, GA, which is held every two years. 

Our office believes that our members can NOT afford t...

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