Posts Categorized: Strategy

Five Lessons to Live By!

In challenging times, I find comfort in these five lessons to live by! By Ken Merwin To say my sister and I had a rocky and challenging early childhood is an understatement. It’s a miracle we survived, and I credit our survival to the Bible Club sponsored by two of the kindest women, Miss Clark… Read more »

5 Relationships for Gig Economy Entrepreneurs


Who’s on Your Team? Entrepreneurs Benefit from Key Relationships. I often meet with young and not so young entrepreneurs. They seek advice as they enter the gig economy. We discuss their product, its placement, the price, and its promotion. We discuss their differentiation and potential markets. We talk about the risks and rewards of the… Read more »

Five Good Listening Skills to Help You Win

Good Listening Skills

Do  you have good listening skills, or is your customer hoping the meeting will just end? Meeting with your customer is an important step in writing a winning proposal. You want to make the most of these meetings. You need to leave with an understanding your customer’s requirements, hot buttons, and budget.   You want to get feedback on your potential solution,… Read more »