Delivering Bad News to Employees Requires Delicate Touch

This has been a year of layoffs and cut backs in businesses of every size.  It’s never easy and even harder to find the right way to communicate to your employees what’s happening with the company. Here’s a great article on how to deliver bad news to your employees with delicacy and an attention to … Continue reading

Tax Provision Helps Small Business in 2009 Filing

Guest post by Alan Olsen is Managing Partner of Greenstein, Rogoff, Olsen & Co. LLP (GROCO®), edited by Jennifer Fortney Ugh, it’s tax time. The brutal reality that each year makes us hopefully say “it will be better next year” and then next year comes…quite quickly. I am, personally, thankful that 2009 is over and … Continue reading

Running Your Business During an Economic Down Time

We’re in a recession, a deep one and neither the government nor the economists can say when it will end. I don’t have to tell you that business is tight and decision-makers are avoiding all but the most urgent and necessary purchases. One of the few people I know who’s business is booming is the … Continue reading