Fresh Thinking: Insights + Resources

Information Created to Address Your Business’s Top Challenges and Concerns. To Spark Transformative Thinking and Problem Solving.
July22014

Business Reputation -- Protecting Your Company Brand Online

Business Reputation
It can take years to build a quality brand name that represents superior goods and services delivery. But just a few negative company reviews on websites like Amazon or Angie's List has the potential to demolish all of the hard work you've put into protecting your online business reputation. Negative customer reviews, or impartial third-party reviews from outlets that publish opinions onthe type of business in which your company is engaged, can have a significant
June262014

Cost Reduction Strategies: Keep Your Overhead Low

Cost Reduction Strategies
Managing company financials and developing cost reduction strategies enables management to productively allocate resources, identify future opportunities and predict potential downstream challenges. At the same time, it equips the management team with empirical evidence to develop specific business growth strategies and lower operational costs.
May22014

Maximizing Operating Cash Flow with Commercial Loans: What Banks Needs to Know

small business
In today's fast-paced business world, companies rely on operating cash flow to handle fluctuations in growth, take advantage of supplier discounts and meet production challenges as they arise. One way to access additional cash funding is through a commercial loan. Applying for a loan may seem like a daunting process, but business relationship banking managers are trained to work with companies and can