Meadow Creek News

Business Management

The Qualities of People

Filed under Uncategorized on July 14, 2012

I will admit that during my corporate years I do not recall receiving a performance apparaisal that did not delve into my, as it was often stated, inability to suffer…

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Private Equity, Romney’s Bain in the Neck

Filed under Uncategorized on May 31, 2012

I spent a good portion of my career planning and executing business turnarounds in a large corporation. Almost all the businesses I worked on were formally profitable businesses that enjoyed…

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Be a Ball of Fire: An Old Article of Mine

Filed under Uncategorized on May 19, 2012

I’ve always thought of New Years Resolutions as something akin to reading my fortune from the cookie after a Chinese meal. They’re for entertainment value only and not to be…

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Facebook for Business – Social Media in Your Marketing Mix: Promotion

Filed under Uncategorized on January 14, 2012

Promotion is where the vast majority of change has taken place. The change in promotion is at least equal to the change brought on by the advent of printing, mail,…

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Meadow Creek Mastermind

Filed under Uncategorized on January 12, 2012

This Mastermind is for serious entrepreneurs, professionals and managers/owners of small businesses. This Mastermind will meet monthly and start with a brief meet and greet. We will then talk about…

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Tenant Talks Event at Meadow Creek

Filed under Uncategorized on December 8, 2011

Check out the events page for our next Tenant Talks event for Meadow Creek clients on our events page. Alesha Struthers, Attorney, will be presenting: “How to Hire Employees” RSVP…

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Gabel Named Director of Marketing for AMPS

Filed under Uncategorized on December 3, 2011

Issaquah, Washington based American Mobile Power Systems (AMPS) is expanding its staff and has named Richard Gabel as Director of Marketing. At the same time AMPS also named Stephen Meldrum…

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Launching Your Business Like a Rocket

Filed under Uncategorized on July 12, 2011

You’re a solopreneur, experienced entrepreneur or a owner/manager of a small business. You want your business to take off like a rocket and not fizzle like a sparkler. There are…

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Want to Grow? Work Smarter and Harder

Filed under Uncategorized on July 4, 2011

In my corporate days, there was a hackneyed phrase about not working harder, but working smarter. This was a brilliant comment thrown out to a group of business heads when…

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Make It Happen!

Filed under Uncategorized on May 8, 2011

The old adage “Actions Speak Louder Than Words” goes especially well in the entrepreneurial environment. You have to do something if you expect something to happen, it’s not going to…

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