Alex Smith starts the conference with his keynote presentation

Paige Porio | November 10, 2014

Identifying Industry Trends:

Alex Smith, Vice President of Dickies Occupational, set the tone for the 2014 Business Development Conference with his keynote address. His goal was to “make us think.” Here are a […]...

Allan presents Ray Ventura, Ventura Uniform Service, a special award for exceptional service to the textile industry

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A Taste of the Conference

I love a good meal and if you ever get a chance to visit Charleston you’ll have plenty of opportunity to experience good food. But food wasn’t the only thing […]...

social media mayhem

Paige Porio | August 26, 2014

Social Media Mayhem

Technology is constantly offering more ways to communicate, and employers rightfully should feel pressured to keep up with the ways technology impacts the workplace. Here are a few practical lessons […]...

Health Care Update

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Health Care Update

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act / PPACA (or just “ACA”), “Health Reform,” or “ObamaCare” has changed the landscape of health insurance, probably forever. The controversial passage of the […]...

Allan Fowler with Mark Egan of Dickies

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It’s Going to be a Great Conference!

By the time you read this, the 2014 Charleston Business Development Conference will be in full swing. Rooms at the conference hotel sold out early and excitement among those attending […]...

You should care about Google Plus

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You Should Care About Google Plus

Search met social and Google Plus was born. If you care about your business getting found by current and prospective customers, you should care about using Google+. But this “social […]...

Rental Sales Rep

Paige Porio | July 18, 2014

Great Sales Results

Every good sales person I know loves to close the deal. The exciting aspects of the sale like presenting to a large prospect, overcoming objections and signing the agreement get […]...

Customer Harasment

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Customer Harassment

People usually think of workplace harassment in terms of supervisors harassing employees or employees harassing peers. But no matter what rank employees hold, it has long been a fact of […]...