Month: April 2013

Industrial Executives Forum: Managing a Business in Transition

April 12, 2013

Many privately-owned businesses in the industrial sector will at some time be required to transition ownership. According to a business assessment published by the New York Times, the more ownership prepares, the more successful the outcome is likely to be when a company is sold. Today, business valuations are down, credit markets remain tight and more

Industrial Executives Forum: Retaining Top Talent and Attracting Future Workforce

April 4, 2013

Employee retention is top of mind across industry sectors.  According to Steve Racher, Plant Manager at BorgWarner, “Attracting the right people is essential to developing a great company, but implementing strategies to retain top talent is critical to staying competitive.”  The new normal for employment is just under five years. At that mark, workers often more

Prospering in 2013

April 2, 2013

Enhance business development skills for higher revenue. Connect to more potential customers. WNC conference assists local businesses and non-profit organizations to position themselves for growth in 2013. Tuesday, April 23rd Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, NC 8:30-8:45 am    Welcome in Gala Room 8:45-9:45 am    Brand your Company to Improve Your Bottom Line  Phil Davis more