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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 »

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 »

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 »

Target Marketing for Small Businesses

Written by Kyla Carpenter, Client Services Coordinator for the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit http://www.incubationworks.com As a recent college graduate, the marketing tactic of a PR firm in New Jersey caught my attention. In an effort to attract recent grads to apply for their open positions, Litzky Public Relations employees… Read more »

Customer Service: not just for customers

Written by Cori Burns, Marketing Director for the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com. When you are growing a business, the critical and key element for that growth always comes back to people. The people on your team and the culture you develop can make or break your growth. The… Read more »

About Reserves. . .

I drive differently on 1/4 tank of gas. I consider spending differently when my bank account is running low. I act differently on fewer hours of sleep. I perform differently when a deadline is looming. When I’m in survival mode, creativity goes out the window. Having reserves in every area of our lives offers us… Read more »

The Innovation Pattern

Written by Brian Whipple, Program Coordinator of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com. There are probably thousands of blog posts claiming that there are indeed steps to innovation. And I, by no means, can verify the accuracy of any of them. Nor do I want to claim that… Read more »