Tag Archives: Small Business Operations

Spring Hill College Alumni Board and New Offices for the Verto Solutions Companies

The Association Navigator Blog is back.  It’s been nearly three months since my last post, but I’m back and I’m picking up the tempo.  I’m getting re-started with updates about Spring Hill College and our new offices at Verto Solutions. … Continue reading

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True Professionalism at an Association Management Firm

I’ve just completed David Maister’s True Professionalism.  Originally published in 1997 and still relevant today, it is the single best guide I’ve found so far to managing a professional services firm like Verto Solutions. The most concise part of the … Continue reading

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Discussing Business Success Over a Shrimp Po Boy

I had a nice lunch yesterday with Dr. Bob Sprague.  “Dr. Bob” is a well-known organizational psychologist who has worked with many privately-held firms over the years.  Bob is interested in helping companies and leaders think differently.  Our lunch was … Continue reading

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Catering and Innovation – Main Event

There’s a fascinating feature in the current Washington Business Journal about gourmet catering and small business innovation.  Nancy Goodman and Joel Thevoz, the married business partners at Main Event Caterers in Arlington, Virginia have created an aquaponics system for growing  vegetables and … Continue reading

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