HR Business Weekly: Air date – January 15, 2017 – Episode 51
Watch the entire show here.
*Jim Strozier, CEO of Highground Services in Franklin and Newport News.
Highground is a construction and engineering firm that takes a project from concept to reality. Over the course of 10 years, the company has grown to 65 employees.
It’s always a juggling act. “Making sure you got enough work for the people but also you’ve got enough people to do the work.”
“Recruiting the people and recruiting the work at the same time.”
“The main thing we’re looking for is attitude.”
Connect with Highground Services here.
*Janay Brown, owner of Full Belly Delights.
She is a student at Old Dominion University and she has a passion for food.
Keeping the food fresh in shipping is one of the big challenges she is facing now.
She will pick up the phone and cold call people in order to forge relationships that help her business. “I got to do what I gotta do.”
Learn more about Full Belly Delights here.
*Peggy Sijswerda, the Publisher & Editor of Tidewater Women magazine.
“There’s a saying, ‘If you can make it three years, you’re doing well.'”
“Fortunately, there is still a core of readers who love to sit down with the magazine. It’s an escape, kind of.”
Creative visualization – where you write down your dream day.
“You actually write it in present tense.”
“Everyone needs, especially business people, to make time to be fulfilled themselves as people. Life’s too short.”
Learn more about Tidewater Women here.
*Dr. David Arrington, a Regent University alum, on how to dominate your business.
“If you’re really trying to capitalize on your year or your month, the first thing you need to do is get crazy clear about what you’re trying to accomplish.”
“Once you’re clear on where you want to go, now you figure out how you get there.”
Connect with David Arrington here.