How You Can Learn to be a Better Manager
When you first take over a department, expectations are usually high but operations are sometimes in disarray. The staff is disorganized, goals arenít being met, and hours are spent on unproductive tasks. Just when you think the company would...
How to Protect Yourself & Your Business
As a business owner, you already know how important it is for your customers to feel safe about doing business with you. After all, if a customer even suspects he may not receive everything he was promised, then chances are he's taking his business...
The Ghost of Expected Surprises
Here, Cratchet, what do you think youíre doing? Uh, er, leaving sir. Leaving? Itís 5 minutes to the hour. Shall I dock your pay accordingly. Uh, er, no sir. No sir? Well itís back to work for you then, and be quick about it. And I...
Lasers and High-Performance Cutting
When is a balloon not a balloon? When itís a technical problem, a design challenge, and an inspiration for the development of new and more efficient cutting equipment. EdgeWISE Tools founder Pat Momany ó didnít start out at the high-tech...
Should you choose to refinance?
Refinancing has become a valid option for many individuals with high interest rates on their mortgage. Refinancing is essentially a replacement loan, with a different lender and (hopefully) a lower interest rate. So why would you choose to...