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It Takes Longer and Costs More

Taffy Williams

In the practice sessions, one of your advisors tells you that the plans are great but be cautious, programs always take longer and cost more. There are often issues that are not predictable that influence your costs and timelines. In the medical field, the ranges can be as much as 2-3 times longer and greater in costs.

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Charlotte police wants to hire more than 200 new employees

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WINSTON-SALEM — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department wants to hire more than 200 new employees, which would cost almost $17 million

Startup Blog: Startup Basics Recap from Interview

Taffy Williams

Costs will vary, but sometimes the services are free or can be bartered. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Now what?

Chiquita expects leaving Charlotte to cost up to $40 million

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chiquita Brands International expects its move from Charlotte to cost between $25 million and $40 million

The 10 Best U.S. Cities to Start a Business in for 2016

Up and Running

With low operation costs and a large banking sector, Sioux Falls is receiving national attention as a great place to start a business. Louis.

Varying health costs in North Carolina confusing

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There appears to be no simple explanation for the wide variety of costs that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina pays for similar procedures at various facilities in th

Offensive ineptitude costs Bucs in 19-17 loss

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For a while Sunday, it seemed as though picking up a first down — let alone scoring a touchdown — was a monumental chore for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Parking fees on rise at Charlotte airport

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — It will soon cost more to park your car at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, where officials say the increases are needed to pay for construction, higher costs of running the parkin

2 Considerations for agile succession planning

Taffy Williams

The costs can easily be a significant drain on the resources for any small company. How much time might be lost from launch of your product?

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Duke: Coal ash spill in Dan River won't affect bottom line

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — Duke Energy told shareholders Thursday that cleanup costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won''t have a material effect on the $50 billion company''s bottom line

100 plus articles published in the Examiner

Taffy Williams

The following articles are published in the Examiner.com and cover issues of startups and entrepreneurship. The list covers all articles published as of April 10, 2013. link] Are You an Entrepreneur? entrepreneur Startup management review leadership team negotiating

Duke: Coal ash spill won't affect bottom line

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — Duke Energy told shareholders Thursday that cleanup costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won''t have a material effect on the $50 billion company''s bottom line

7 short hints for startups and entrepreneurs

Taffy Williams

No destination or route may lead to wide variation in the trip and extended costs. hope you like them. That is what mentorship is about.

How to Get the Boss to Buy Into Your IT Solutions

YoungUpstarts

If it costs more, why would it be worth it? by Tom Cooper of  Helping Geeks Communicate and Peak 10  solution engineer Reg Staples.

Agile entrepreneurs know anything is possible

Taffy Williams

Do not give up too easily : There may come a time when you must abandon an approach or problem because time or costs may become limiting.

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5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Improve Their Agility In The New Year

YoungUpstarts

Proper identification and thought is converted to a project timeline and estimate of cost to be used for tracking progress. Look for Roadblocks.

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Organization and consideration help in the tough spots

Taffy Williams

Accounting documents are extremely important to your business unless you do not keep them properly or miss file them, then they may cost you money.

Working hard is not enough

Taffy Williams

They must accomplish something of value in a timely manner and at a projected cost. This swan worked hard but never moved forward!

Entrepreneurs are Different from the Crowd

Taffy Williams

Cost of goods at the manufacturing level would remain high. Entrepreneurs are often willing to stand out from the crowd. entrepreneur Startup

The Secret to More Effective Meetings? Manage Emotions

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

One of the most exhausting things about work isn’t the work itself. Again this is linked to the harmful effects of surface acting.

Your reputation precedes you

Taffy Williams

You have an obligation to keep costs down and ensure solid performance. Want to come work with me? Success is a great neutralizing event.

How I Doubled My Sales in One Year

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Bryan Delaney, EO Charlotte Co-Founder and VP, Skookum Digital Works Further develop existing client relationships. Nonsense.

5 Ways to Go Green Without Going Broke

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

acres of trees." --Christian Arnold, Principal, Clockwork Architecture + Design ; EO Kansas City Work from home. "We have a ROWE (Results Only Work Environment), an efficient work model that keeps environmental impact low and costs even lower. Entrepreneurs offer tips on how to make your business environmentally friendly.

6 Environmental factors that may affect your business

Taffy Williams

Talent pool : A local talent pool helps reduce recruiting costs and increases potential for obtaining the best employees. above sea level.

5 Reasons real leaders must listen and understand

Taffy Williams

Milestone misses or cost overruns : You spend lots of time raising money to build the business. The smile on his face said it all!

A Google Docs interview with Richard Simms, co-founder of Tech Talent South

Jeff Hilimire

Right now, we run programs here in Atlanta (where we started the company) as well as in Raleigh, Charlotte, and Asheville, NC. It was good fun.

Great ideas live or die based on your planning and execution

Taffy Williams

Production is another topic requiring great consideration; where products are made and who makes them, translates to manufacturing costs and quality.

Business Modeling is Process, not an Event

The Entrepreneurial Mind

What are the key activities to make this all come together, and what will it cost? When we expanded our health-care business from Raleigh into Charlotte, N.C., we assumed that the business model we had developed in our first market would work equally well in the new market. Who is my target market?

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

Most simulcasts are free, although some charge a small fee to cover their costs. New Hampshire: Portsmouth New Mexico: Albuquerque New York: Brooklyn Ithaca Manhattan North Carolina: Asheville Charlotte Durham Ohio: Athens Cincinnati, The Brandery, 1141 Vine St. They represent more than 10,000 people total.

Avoiding sticker shock from service providers

Taffy Williams

For example, having a poor job on legal agreements will create pain and cost you money later. Some areas require quality work and costs accrued and compromise is not acceptable. You can slow work down or defer it if costs get too high, but this only works if you know the expenses and the projected rates of accrual.

Jerry Richardson donates to Johnson C. Smith University

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has donated $250,000 to the Johnson C. Smith University President's Gap scholarship fund that helps students with college costs

Jerry Richardson donates to Johnson C. Smith University

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has donated $250,000 to the Johnson C. Smith University President's Gap scholarship fund that helps students with college costs

Founders behaving badly negatively affect the business

Taffy Williams

The cost of several audits to fix a problem was far more than the cost of having a qualified accounting person full time.

NC Rep. Saine defends $19K in campaign funds on clothes

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina House leader is defending $19,000 in campaign expenditures for clothes, calling it a cost of being a legislator

Are You Involved or Committed in a Startup?

Taffy Williams

When the founder spends time on areas not related to the company, sometimes the company loses out; for example, timely decisions may not get made, errors are missed and not fixed, staff may miss critical project timings, projects may get dropped, and costs could get out of hand from lack of monitoring, etc. But that pig, well he is committed!

Diversity of ideas can lead to novel solutions of problems or conflict

Taffy Williams

People often forget the complexity and costs involved in being locked in battle and this should always be a last resort.

A Fast Fashion Revolution -- via Facebook

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There''s no sign on the building but a piece of paper taped to the door: lolly wolly doodle, it says, as if in some Southern code. Lolly Wolly Doodle.

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Bring something to the party when working with others

Taffy Williams

The sides had not defined the costs contributed by each side, for the product development. We certainly hope to get something good out of this!

A Bridge Too Far

Taffy Williams

Clinical development can take more than 5 years with costs ranging from $20 - $500M. Developing a business is like fighting a battle.

Growing your mailing list: 10 ethical ways to boost your subscriber numbers

The Next Web

Growing your email list is probably one of the hardest things to do when starting up an email marketing campaign. Image credit: Thinkstock.

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