Don Moore was the keynote speaker at Penn State's Family Business Symposium on April 21st. If you would like Succession/Exit Planning information from his talk, give us a call at 814-528-9400.
News & Events
We only have a few seats remaining for our Executive Leadership Peer Group set to launch September 2017!
The eCenter@LindenPointe and Ben Franklin Technology Partners are bringing the first ever Venture Investment Accelerator to Hermitage in Mercer County, PA.
We have 525,600 minutes in 2017 and five specific sales metrics enable accountability and optimal return on investment throughout the organization for each minute spent on growing the business.
What are the trends that will move your company's business development initiatives in 2017? With digital, mobile, social, marketing technology and content marketing now mainstays of B2B marketing programs, it is clear these strategies and tactics have completely altered the modern marketing landscape.
Jim Ryan has recently attained certification as a Genos Emotional Intelligence Practitioner. Read more to learn about Emotional Intelligence and look at it as a powerful tool to drive your performance.
Though many very qualified economists are making predictions on the economy for 2017, we, as business owners, must make real life decisions more or less on our own. Certainly, we must consider the general economy. But, for many of us, the "micro-economy" we live in is far more important.
The New Year is upon us and 2017 offers new opportunities to continuously improve your department and your organization. Here is a list of 10 items to address as we progress through 2017.
Why have a Board? The easiest way to answer this is to ask owners who have Boards. "What does a Board do for you? Why go to the trouble?"
B. J. Lechner, partner at Decision Associates M&A, LLC, suggests consideration of earnings and current employees in preparation for the sale of a company.
Did you dress up for Halloween at work this year? Did your co-workers and employees? With or without the witch's hat or spooky makeup, let's hope your employees aren't dressed up as someone that is right for the job. Do you know if you have real-life zombies and ghosts walking around your office on a daily basis?
Don Moore discusses the relationship between high-performing companies and high-performing employees.
Decision Associates' Aaron Phillips and Abigail Lechner will present the seminar Leadership Development: Preparing Your Team and Board to Carry Out the Organizational Mission on Thursday, November 17, 8:30-10:00 a.m. at the WQLN Learning Center in Erie, PA.
Hiring the right employees is half the battle in reaching your business goals and profit expectations. You may do all the right things, administer all the right testing and offer the best benefits, but if your employees aren't happy, their performance will be lacking.
November Seminar - Leadership Development: Preparing Your Team and Board to Carry Out the Organizational Mission
Decision Associates has worked with many of the region's highest performing nonprofits, studying their characteristics and comparing their performance by using ranking data from industry trade associations and our own studies. We invite board and staff from your organization to join us for this second seminar in a special series designed to help you recession-proof your nonprofit.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Preparing Your Team and Board to Carry Out the Organizational Mission
Thursday, November 17, 20168:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This 90-minute seminar will be held at the WQLN Learning Center in Erie, PA. Registration is free for NPP members, $50 per seminar for non-members.
In many small businesses and nonprofit organizations, the roles of marketing and public relations professionals are often intertwined...or even combined. The fact is, in this era of value-driven competition, marketing and public relations must indeed function as one.
Abby Lechner, co-leader of the Organizational Development practice at Decision Associates, explains the importance of preparing candidates for interviews with client organizations.
After 32 years of consulting, I don't get surprised very often by a business owner's request. But recently, I have been surprised by the number of business owners who have asked us to help them hire a president to run their company: 6 in the last year+ and two more in process right now.
Join us for two seminars to ensure sustainability and success, brought to you by Decision Associates and The Nonprofit Partnership!
Companies will invest thousands and even millions in capital equipment, yet they hesitate to hire new employee for key positions.