ENTREPRENEURSHIP IS AN ARTFORM

My last few blogs have included details surrounding why it is important for entrepreneurs to continue their professional development. Before you can pass this along to your employees, this education needs to begin with you personally. Entrepreneurship not only includes a high degree of skill in your particular industry, but

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES

I am a believer in professional development training in the form of continuing education and just recently I attended an event in California. When applicable, I make it a point to bring it home to my team, and after attending this event, one of the biggest things I came away

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAYS KEY ROLE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

I learned years ago during my military career that furthering my professional development was critical, not only in bettering myself, but in maintaining a professional business environment. As such, I regularly attend educational conferences that assist me in this endeavor. Some of those conferences include Tony Robbins, Chet Holmes and

COMMENCEMENT OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION SPURS FORWARD MOVEMENT IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Change within the construction industry began immediately after the election process ended. I’m thankful the election is over because agencies were sitting tight with bid solicitations beforehand. The day after elections was like magic within the construction industry, and forward progress came in the form of multi-million dollar projects on

Employing Veterans In A Repressed Economy

Although there were challenges when I returned to civilian life after serving active military duty, those who are returning now are met with their own set of difficulties. There is no avoiding the fact that our economy is still suffering greatly, and the present unemployment rate remains quite high throughout

Maintaining Healthy Credit In A Business

A healthy credit rating in today’s corporate world is an essential element in keeping a business operating professionally. Good or bad credit can impact the ability for a business to seek out a loan, or in establishing a line of credit with a bank. With weak or negative credit, you

Credit Monitoring for Veterans

Most people now are aware that they should monitor their credit report on a regular basis, preferably yearly. Because I am a service disabled vet, my medical needs are handled through the Department of Veteran Affairs. The V.A. is diligent in safeguarding personal information for all vets; however, a couple

Vets Starting Businesses Should Get Their Credit Report In Shape

If you’re a veteran and you’re trying to start a business, having a clean and accurate credit report is one of the most important things that you can do. You can do a check on your own personal financial history, and it’s free. The Federal Trade Commission recommends a site

Waste Management Project Presents Intriguing Challenges

My prior blog discussed our involvement in establishing a waste diversion and recycling program with local Veterans Administration Hospitals in San Antonio and Kerrville and I want to share more detail in how this project began and what we are trying to accomplish.

Collaborative work in Service Contracting

In my years in business, I have collaborated with both large and small businesses in an effort to project my company’s capabilities. If a company possesses certain skillsets that I am seeking, size of the company is not an issue. Some companies are strictly service or maintenance type contractors, while