Have You Discovered the Critical Path For Your Business?

An Example of Critical Path Application Resulting In Higher Net ProfitBack in the eighties I had a friend of mine, Bob Randolph of the Professional Management Institute, tell me there were only about 11 effective critical paths in all of business. [Note: This post may be a little less 'sexy' than the QSBJ's posts on Read more [...]


Get these terms correct for your business and the world is your oyster. Very simply the terms are marketing and selling, If someone came up to you today and asked you to define marketing and selling, what would you tell them? Business owners Read more [...]

Does the Structure and Purpose of Your Business Make a Difference In Its Success?

Convene is a group of seasoned business owners, all Christians, who want to help believers build their businessIn our quest to inspire more business births, we need to look at our Big Picture purpose. This article is not only for start-ups, but mature business managers also. Over the last 10 years, probably over just the last five years, there has been an explosion Read more [...]


Do You Want Your Brochure/App/Video, etc. To Sell or Prime? We can include websites in that list, too...any type of device that you use to get potential customers, clients, patients or members happily involved with what you do. The greatest arsenal Read more [...]

Entrepreneurs Meet This Month in Charles Town December 4th

  The Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum (EPEF) will hold their monthly meeting this Thursday, December 4 at the Inn at Charles Town, Charles Town, WV (near the Hollywood Casino).  Networking will begin at 5:30 with the meeting starting Read more [...]

December 4th Workshop: Starting and Growing a Profitable Business

Starting and Growing a Profitable Business Workshop--an Encore Presentation!  Mark your calendar for December 4, 5:30 pm in Charles Town, WV, and plan to attend the Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneur's Forum to hear Brett Hersh  present "Starting and Read more [...]

The Quad State Venture Capital Club: Is It Time?

An interesting thing happened to me on the way to speak at a meeting in our Quad State region. It was just one of those happenstance meetings with a very savvy individual,  but it got me thinking. We quite possibly could even do our own Quad State Read more [...]

Washington County Selects Lewis as DBD Director

Several years ago the Washington County Commissioners made what the Quad State Business Journal feels is a good decision in changing the name of something akin to the Washington County Development Authority to the Department of Business Development. This Read more [...]

Quad State Trucking Biz: Pay Highway Use Tax By September 2

Think You Know What Truckers Pay In Highway Use Tax? Of the 3.5 million truck drivers in the US, many of them reside right here in our Quad State region--including many owner-operators. Many of us complain, gripe and moan when we are traveling I-70 Read more [...]

The (Now) 20-Point Boomers Guide to Developing a Business In Retirement (Or On the Side)–Part II

  This is our second installment of 10 points...see the first 10 points here (link). I just feel that I need to get some insight out to the past 41 years of working with entrepreneurs and business owners of virtually every size—but I love to Read more [...]

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