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Steve Ryan

Steve Ryan has 20 years of experience as a contractor. He now produces Mad Dog Paint Products. An ALLPRO member since 2005 (search under Associate Paint/Mad Dog Paint Products), Steve can be reached at steve@maddogprimer.com

Steve Ryan-Leadership and Employees

By on August 29, 2011 in Business Practices with 3 Comments
Steve Ryan-Leadership and Employees

In the last few articles, I stressed developing your vision of the future, leadership skills, choosing the correct employees, and attracting and keeping customers. In this article, I will focus on being the type of person and leader others want to follow. Some businesses I have visited have retained the same employees for twenty years […]

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Small Business Leadership-Follow Me!

By on August 21, 2011 in Business Practices with 1 Comment
Small Business Leadership-Follow Me!

Editors Note: Part One of the series can be found here. In the last article, I stressed the need for decisive leadership in any organization, establishing the vision of the company and rallying the troops to own the company goals. That all sounds fairly lofty, doesn’t it? Perhaps company vision and rallying the troops to rise up and […]

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Steve Ryan on Small Business Leadership

By on August 7, 2011 in Business Practices with 2 Comments
Steve Ryan on Small Business Leadership

Small Business Leadership (or Chickens, military intelligence and you)( During a recent meeting I had with a buyer from a large national chain, he asked, “Are there any of them (small independent stores) left?”  I thought it was a fairly bold and dismissive attitude; but, I’ve never known buyers in any business to be a […]

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