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Small Business Consulting Firm’s Expert Offers Advice in the ‘Philadelphia Business Journal’

Markios Consulting’s very own Rip Tilden offered his small business consulting expertise to the business world as a guest columnist for the Philadelphia Business Journal. In his article, “The Elephant in the Room,” Tilden offers a no-nonsense approach to tackling your hardest business challenges, particularly management or leadership issues, in the face of any economic … Continue reading Small Business Consulting Firm’s Expert Offers Advice in the ‘Philadelphia Business Journal’

Learn to Ask Effective Questions and Be a Better Communicator with the Help of Business Consulting Firms

One of the most powerful tools in a leader’s communication toolbox is the question. The effective use of questions is essential to communication. According to business consulting firms, when worded poorly, questions can be confusing and may not result in the answers you seek. Take Maryland voting ballots, for example. According to local news station ABC2News, the … Continue reading Learn to Ask Effective Questions and Be a Better Communicator with the Help of Business Consulting Firms

Small Business Consulting Services Can Help You Establish Measurable Goals

According to small business consulting services, good goals must be measurable. There’s a big difference between stating that you want to make a lot of money and saying you want to book $20,000 in new business in the next quarter. The reason—you can measure $20,000, but you can’t measure a lot. Qualities of a Good Goal When small business consulting services … Continue reading Small Business Consulting Services Can Help You Establish Measurable Goals

How to deal with conflict resolution in your business

A Honeywell committee member, Jeffrey Grayzel, had to recuse himself at the beginning of August from a vote regarding the rezoning of company property. According to the website DailyRecord.com, the decision comes as a result of a conflict that arose from the knowledge that Grayzel’s wife was a former employee of the Fortune 100 company. … Continue reading How to deal with conflict resolution in your business

How small business consulting services can help companies empower employees

An article in the Calgary Heralddiscusses how local businesses are using enterprise mobility (integrating the capabilities of smart phones) to empower employees who don’t work in an office setting, like construction workers. While using the latest technologies can assist with employee engagement and empowerment, this may not be an evergreen solution because technologies rapidly change. … Continue reading How small business consulting services can help companies empower employees

How Business Consulting Firms Can Help You Set Your Long-Term goals

The Jamestown Regional Medical Centerrecently announced its goal to reduce the readmission of patients with heart failure by up to 20 percent and reduce preventable complications by 40 percent by the end of the year. The current readmission rate is a little over 12 percent, and the new initiative would help improve patient care and reduce … Continue reading How Business Consulting Firms Can Help You Set Your Long-Term goals