Posts On: Business Strategy

A Choice in Thought & Perspectives- “This is Water!”

Posted On: May 25, 2016 by Ryan McShane

The following piece is a reflection on the prolific writer, David Foster Wallace’s YouTube video, “This is Water!” http://youtu.be/gGLavCC9H5E   As David begins his narration of the video, he describes an encounter between three fish, two of whom were swimming along lazily when they see another fish, who asks, “how’s the water boys?” As the […]

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How Negative Feedback Brings Success

Posted On: July 1, 2014 by Ray Marcantoni

How many times have you feared being told you did something wrong? Most people dread negative feedback, but there is a silver lining to this: greater success in the future. While receiving negative feedback is never pleasant, it allows you to learn, grow and show your improvement to your employer. If you were never made […]

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Building Successful and Long-Lasting Teams, Part 2

Posted On: December 19, 2013 by Ray Marcantoni

In the first installment of ‘Building Successful and Long-Lasting Teams’, I discussed three ways to ensure stability and success for a long-lasting team. Today, I am giving you the last three ways leaders can ensure their team is built to last. To recap, the first three ways to long-lasting teams are: Be aware of how […]

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Separate Your Business from the Rest

Posted On: November 21, 2013 by Ray Marcantoni

In The Art of War, Sun Tzu wrote, “If you know both yourself and your enemy, you can win numerous battles without jeopardy.” While business competition isn’t equivalent to war, this quote holds true for any business person looking to separate their company from the rest. When separating your company from the rest, it’s important […]

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3 Business Tips Worth Remembering

Posted On: November 19, 2013 by Ray Marcantoni

Nowadays, if you are needing questions answered or are looking for business tips, the simplest way to get a quick answer is through internet search engines. However, this method yields thousands of results, which can be overwhelming. Below is a list of 3 very important tips for any business, which you can apply today. 1. […]

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