All posts by Jim Russo

Tis the Season…Office Party Edition

Tis the Season…Office Party Edition foleyfoleypc Alycia Torres Nov 29, 2022 Bring on the holiday cheer and the holiday parties!  While you’re making your list, check it twice – for any potential liabilities. A  few simple steps can help minimize potential risks and keep your celebration on track. Liability can arise through a variety of issues, in... Read More

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BizTips from SCORE – Collaboration is All About Building Relationships

BizTips from SCORE - Collaboration is All About Building Relationships Small business is all about competing in challenging environments. It’s doing business in the shadow of the “big box” stores as well as the neighborhood competitor. While competition is unavoidable, there are also endless opportunities to collaborate with other businesses in order to diversify your ... Read More

BizTips – Reposition through Rebranding

BizTips – Reposition through Rebranding Reposition through rebranding is a great way to revitalize your connections with current and potential customers.  Your brand is how your company and products are identified by customers.  It is a perception held in the mind of current and future buyers of how they connect with you.  It is how they perceive the valu... Read More

BizTips – Skills Development Leads to Sustainability

BizTips – Skills Development Leads to Sustainability Lifelong learning needs to be a part of every brand and organization in today’s confusing business environment.  Skills can be categorized into several buckets:  management, leadership, organizational, and functional.  To begin the process, you might consider doing a personal inventory by asking yourself... Read More

I Am the Walrus: Not in Your Workplace

I Am the Walrus: Not in Your Workplace Foley & Foley, PC August 31, 2022 We all love our pets. And for some people, pets could include alligators, snakes, ducks--you name it. Some people need their pets or animals for emotional support. Others need a service animal, not a pet, to help perform their job. Do you have to let animals into your workplace? First, ... Read More

CDC Loosens Up

CDC Loosens Up foleyfoleypc Aug 12 Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control eased its guidelines for COVID precautions, which is good news for workplaces. The CDC is shifting the onus of quarantine and vaccination status to individuals. Noting that COVID is here to stay, the agency is meeting the virus where it is now. The divide between vaccinated and un... Read More

BizTips – Securing a Business Loan – preparation and planning.

Banks typically only approve less than 15% of the loans sought.  However, as a small business owner bank financing is usually the most reliable source.  What are some of the actions you can take to prepare for a loan to assure maximum potential for acceptance? Alan Haut, ND SBA District Director advises, before you begin writing your proposal, there are four things... Read More

BizTips – Word of Mouth Marketing

BizTips – Word of Mouth Marketing Customers come and go to small businesses for a variety of reasons. In order for them to reach out to you for a solution they have to be aware of you and for them to stay with you despite the competition is that you never take them for granted. Steve Strauss advises, “you can find new customers by featuring the ones you have... Read More