I recently purchased a children’s daycare center. The previous owner did not treat the staff well, and my top priority is to correct that situation. How do you suggest I accomplish that?
I own a software development company. While I wouldn’t consider myself disorganized,
at the end of most days I can’t help feeling I haven’t accomplished what I set out to do that day.
What can I do to better manage my time?
I’ve been approached by a lead generation service. Do they really work, and if not, what other means of generating leads can you suggest?
I started my refrigeration repair business six months ago and am now at the point of
needing to interview candidates for my first employee. I’ve never done this before. What tips can
I’m currently in the planning stage for a new retail bakery. I’m going to need some funding for equipment, but my personal credit history is a bit spotty. How much is that going to hurt me, and how can I combat it?
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I have a business that sells equestrian supplies both retail and online. I’d like to begin using social media as a marketing tool, but I’m clueless as to how to begin. How do I go about developing a social media strategy?
Our four-year-old printing business is finally on solid footing. We’ve worked hard and
been very fortunate, and now we’d like to begin giving something back to the community. What
types of activities can you suggest?
City: Sanford, ME
Personal Bio: Forty two years of Semiconductor Operations and Engineering experience retiring in 2010 as VP of Operations and Plant Manager of National Semiconductor in South Portland Maine. Experienced General Manager with expertise in high technology operations management, engineering, and technology development. Has lead organizations from facility construction, equipment installation, process development, commissioning, and ramp to full production capacity. Global manufacturing experience working with facilities in Europe, China, Japan, and Malaysia transferring product technology and implementing best practices across manufacturing sites. Has had Government contract experience as General Manager for National Semiconductors captive manufacturing at Fort Meade Maryland responsible for supplying Trusted products to the Department of Defense. Expertise: Manufacturing best practices, Engineering systems, Workforce development, Technology development and commercialization, and project management.
AAS Applied Science, Paul Smith's College, New York Business Management, Westbrook College, Maine Masters Engineering Management, University of Phoenix AeA / Stanford Executive Institute for Management of High Technology Companies,
City: Windham, NH
Expert in all aspects of starting a company - whether for profit or nonprofit - from clarifying the idea to analyzing the market, identifying target customers, positioning against the competition, recruiting and hiring a sales force and developing a regional and national marketing strategy.
Co-founder of a successful medical staffing company, spent 18 years building the company from internal infrastructure to external sales and marketing. The company specialized in both employee leasing and permanent placements across the country. I also built, trained and directed inside and outside sales personnel and directed multiple-state, multiple-discipline marketing and advertising. Concurrently, I have 30 years' experience in nonprofit board work, board development, recruiting, strategic and transition planning and non-profit creation. Nonprofit work has focused on medical, educational and outdoor recreational organizations.
<p> Bachelors of Art, Masters of Art</p>