Posted By: Michael S. on October 6, 2017 in Manufacturer Focus
It is almost that time of year again—year end. During my time working for various manufacturing companies, it always seemed to surprise managers that the year was coming to a close. Suddenly, it would be two weeks before the end of the year, and we would have to rush to get our annual reports and other stuff done. Don’t fall into this annual trap—plan ahead for the end of the year!
Posted By: John L. on October 5, 2017 in Contractor Focus
Some people barely consider the insulation in their new home. After all, it is hidden in walls and attics where you never see it. In fact, it's sometimes a good feeling when that ugly looking stuff in the wall cavity is covered up and seen no more. You may say to yourself, “As long as the insulation meets code, I’m fine with it.” Or you may take pride in using the very best insulation system to keep heating costs down.
Posted By: Addie B. on October 3, 2017 in Home Focus
Before heading too far down the path of decorating any room in your home, it is important to think about how the space will be used. Some rooms dictate their needs simply, such as the kitchen or a bedroom. Other rooms, like a living or family room, leave a little bit more to the imagination! And then there is that ugly word budget that brings us back to reality.
Posted By: Lisa D. on September 28, 2017 in Auto Focus
Electric vehicles (EVs) have been around longer than many people realize. (Records trace the first EVs back to the 1800s!) Technological advancements, increased environmental awareness, swelling fuel prices, and availability have contributed to the recent increase in EV popularity. In addition, EVs have never been more safe, sleek, or exciting to drive than they are today.   
Posted By: Sarah B. on September 27, 2017 in Merchant Focus
Difficult decisions are part of every business owner's daily life, which is why, every so often, it's important to consider your decision-making process. Is it working for you? Have you had a challenging situation where you found yourself stuck between a rock and a hard place?


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