Delta Apparel Receives Unsolicited Offer to Sell Salt Life Brand
October 4, 2023 at 11:49 am

Delta Apparel, Duluth, GA, has reportedly received an "unsolicited offer" to purchase its Salt Life business unit. According to a press release, Delta's board of directors has engaged with a financial advisor to explore possibilities for the sale. "Our Board of Directors and management team are committed to maximizing value for Delta Apparel shareholders, and…

The Longest 30 Seconds of My Life
October 4, 2023 at 11:16 am

When a client challenges price, you have two choices: justify or lower. Bill shares a story about a client who asked to cut his price.

Ashley McCune Steps Down as Facilisgroup President
October 3, 2023 at 3:39 pm

The Pebble Group, parent company of St. Louis-based Facilisgroup, announced today that Ashley McCune is stepping down from her role as president of Facilisgroup, and will leave the business on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023. McCune took the role of president in 2020, after founder Dan Rochette and chief business development officer Martin Weber retired. Former…

Go Ahead, Be Terrible
October 2, 2023 at 1:46 pm

The truth is that the older we become, the more accomplished we become, the more we hesitate to be terrible at anything. Like a recent Wall Street Journal article stated, “Many of us are terrible at being terrible.” The truth is that if we want to learn a new skill, we need to be willing…

Make Time for More Time
September 28, 2023 at 6:39 pm

Creating a “time budget” with these three steps can help set the course for effective time management.

Manage Your Cash, or It will Manage You
September 28, 2023 at 12:05 pm

Companies go out of business because they run out of cash. Here are some ideas to help prevent this and properly manage cash flow.

Proforma Welcomes Mike Dobozy as Chief Technology Officer and Promotes Brian Carothers to Chief Information Officer
September 27, 2023 at 12:06 pm

Proforma, Clevelad, announced Mike Dobozy as its new chief technology officer and promoted Brian Carothers to chief information officer, effective immediately. Dobozy, formerly with Red Hat Software as principal architect, is a world-class thought leader in automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. He has served as the Team Lead on Fortune 25 client projects, and…

How to Handle the Charity Request
September 27, 2023 at 11:59 am

This week, Bill Farquharson offers an idea for handling charity requests while still being kind and accommodating.

Aprons, Etc. Appoints Richelle Merckle as Vice President of Sales
September 24, 2023 at 3:37 pm

Aprons, Etc., announced the appointment of Richelle Merckle as its new vice president of sales. Merckle officially joined the team on July 24, 2023, bringing with her a 15-year track record in manufacturing sales. Merckle's extensive experience and proven expertise have already begun to make a significant impact within…