Entries by Ken Gadd

Making Ethics Real Makes Leadership Real

By: Gael O’Brien Ethics is crucial to effective leadership.  Below are four ways to put ethics to practice for your business and personal life. When known or should have known issues are not addressed in a quick fashion, ethical failures occur. Ethics should be looked at the same as financial, operational, strategical, planning and marketing […]

Steps to a Business Record Keeping Systems That Works

By Roberta M. Fisher, Gadd Business Consultants First, establish a financial system for your business that will clear out the garbage if you want to see your business succeed. The system that you set up should be able to give you accurate information so you can see how your business is progressing and also so […]

Can You Take Out Multiple SBA Loans?

By Roberta M. Fisher, Gadd Business Consultants Access to capital is a critical part of having a small business.  A loan can assist you with cash flow issues, hiring new employees or expanding your product lines or services. COVID-19 has made a time of uncertainty for small businesses and made financing even more crucial.  If […]

Would a Partner(s) Make it Easier to be Successful?

By Roberta M. Fisher, Gadd Business Consultants Viewing the Gadd Business Consultants Mergers and Acquisitions videos on Youtube.com will answer many of your questions and assist you in your decision prior to entering a partnership.  You must perform your Due Diligence on the company and the owner(s) you are contemplating merging with prior to the […]

Why is the Selling / Buying Decision So Challenging

By: Roberta M. Fisher, Gadd business Consultants Sale performance is declining due to a few facts: salespeople are failing to meet quota, sales end in a decision not being made, time is wasted by both the buyer and seller deciding on whether the sale should go through and can the seller meet the customer’s expectations […]

What New Year’s Resolutions Should Your business Make

By: Roberta M. Fisher, Gadd Business Consultants It’s not too late to make New Year’s resolutions for your business which will help to continue growing your business.  When the resolutions are followed through your business can reach new heights. Provide 5 Star Customer Service Every business owner knows making your customers happy and satisfied is […]

Difference Between Product and Service

By: Roberta M. Fisher, Gadd Business Consultants These two words are often used interchangeably to describe one thing and in actuality   it is something different.  The main difference between them is products are tangible objects that can be seen, felt and can be moved, whereas, services are intangible and cannot be moved. Key Features of […]

Common Motivators for Small Businesses

By Roberta M. Fisher, Gadd Business Consultants All entrepreneurs go through many different emotions when contemplating starting up a new business.  You think you have what it takes to see it through starting up a thriving business while dealing with several emotions that can either help you stay focused or destroy all motivation for going […]

How to Hire Employees for Cultural Fit

By Roberta Fisher, Gadd Business Consultants This does not mean to replicate yourself or another co-worker.  But, if dealing with a choice between a great skill set but doesn’t seem like a good fit with the rest of the team / department and someone who is a great match for the team / department and […]