November 2014 Features

  • Facebook at Work Could Rival LinkedIn, Google Drive

    November 20, 2014

    Unless you’re updating the company page, using Facebook at work is frowned upon generally. But a new report suggests that Facebook is planning to invade the workplace with the intent of getting actual work done, not frittering away your day. The purported Facebook at Work would seek to challenge competition in the social media and cloud collaboration markets.

  • Curt Fowler on Four Steps to Customer Service

    November 17, 2014

    We've discussed what Customer Excellence is and is why it is worth the effort. Today Curt Fowler shows us how to build customer excellence into your organization.

  • 15 Startup Mistakes You Should Avoid

    November 14, 2014

    Think back to when you started your most recent company. What were the biggest mistakes you made at the time? Or, if you’re in the process of starting a business today, what mistake are you most concerned about making? Expert Market has come up with this infographic listing 15 startup mistakes small business owners and entrepreneurs need to consider.

  • Gulfstream Shines in Georgia, A Conversation with Their CEO 
Larry Flynn

    November 12, 2014

    Recently, Georgia CEO tried to catch Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation CEO, Larry Flynn, on the fly while he was busily preparing for the National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibit in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Flynn provides the very latest updates about the show and many other current initiatives at Gulfstream for our readers in the following interview.

  • Proven Management and Leadership Training Program Comes to South Georgia

    November 10, 2014

    Denise Pope is bringing the Bullet Proof Manager training program from Crestcom to South Georgia. The program offers business management and leadership training over the course of a year in monthly sessions on communications, critical thinking, negotiations and customer service, among other topics.

  • H Two Marketing Wins International Award at the World Waterpark Convention

    November 07, 2014

    H Two Marketing, a Valdosta based marketing firm, won a coveted Wave Review Award at the World Waterpark Association 34rd Annual Symposium and Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV, held October 27 – 31, 2014.

  • Zaxby’s CEO McLeroy Drums Up Decades of Growth

    November 06, 2014

    As a youngster, Zaxby’s CEO, Zach McLeroy, dreamed of playing the drums as a rock star, or playing basketball as an all-star, but never could he have imagined becoming a superstar in the chicken business. In the relatively short span of a little over two decades, McLeroy and his grade school buddy and co-founder, Tony Townley, have taken their original Zaxby’s location in Statesboro, Georgia and replicated it more than 640 times—far exceeding their original long-term objective of 10 stores.

  • Curt Fowler: Get Out of the Building to Succeed

    November 04, 2014

    Iridium was founded in 1991 to deliver a mobile phone system that would work anywhere on Earth. It spent seven years and $5.2 billion to put its service in place. In 1998, the first call on its network was made and nine months later the company was in Chapter 11 bankruptcy. What could Iridium have done differently?