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“How’s the Weather Where You Work?”

Written by Coco Duckworth, Advisory Board Member of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com. Remember the old question, “Are you a thermostat or a thermometer?” A thermostat changes the temperature in an environment; the other only reflects the current temperature. As a business coach, I believe everyone carries… Read more »

Have You Assembled the Right Team?

Written by Jeff Reid, Incubator Director of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com. Working “on” the business rather than “in” the business is a challenge for the small business owner.  Most small businesses are typified by a linear model in which the owner provides support to the team,… Read more »

3 Simple Questions to Create Space in Your Hectic Schedule

Written by David Terry, Executive Director of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com.  Let’s face it, we can’t “manage” time. Given the same number of hours in each day, we can only make use of the time we have. In this time of year, when we are considering… Read more »

Graduate Press Release

The WTAMU Enterprise Center honors five 2012 incubation graduate companies and presents the first annual “Client of the Year” award Wednesday, December 12th at noon. Amarillo, TX- December 5, 2012 Media and community members are invited to support incubation and economic development through small business at the WTAMU Enterprise Center annual December Lunch & Learn… Read more »

3 Challenges About Your Amarillo Business Strategy

Written by Brian Whipple, Program Coordinator of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com. “We are the only company that sells XYZ product in-between Albuquerque and Oklahoma City.” This is the line that I hear from start-up and existing Amarillo companies on a regular basis. Often times it is… Read more »

50 New Rules of Work

Written by Cori Burns, Marketing Director of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com. In pursuing advancement, balance, success…there always seems to be unrest, mistakes and outright failure. So how does a small business, an entrepreneur  someone just wanting “more” get there? About a year ago, I got an email… Read more »

Growth Through Personal Leverage

Written by Jeff Reid, Incubator Director of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com. A couple of weeks ago my wife sent me an article from the Gallup Business Journal entitled “What Drives Entrepreneurs to Win?”.  The article concludes by identifying ten functional demands that seem to be… Read more »

You only hit what you aim at!

Written by Jody Holland, CEO of Murf Systems. For more information about Jody Holland or Murf Systems visit www.murfsystems.com. To Read more blog posts from Jody Holland visit www.jodynholland.com In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.” – Henry David Thoreau In evaluating the success… Read more »

Managing Up

Written by David Terry, Executive Director of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com.  One of the most compelling articles I’ve read recently is a timeless piece of management information written back in 2007.  The article is entitled, “The Art of Managing Up.” http://www.uthscsa.edu/gme/documents/TheArtofManagingUp.pdf Since we all have… Read more »

Excuses: What A Waste

Written by Brian Whipple, Program Coordinator of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com. Recently I have been reading a book called “No More Excuses” by Sam Silverstein. I am only in the first couple of chapters, but it is already changing my perspective on the danger of excuses.… Read more »