Friday, August 23, 2019

Capital Sourcing Costs & The Risk Spectrum: A Bank’s Perspective

As a banker, we hear it a lot. As a borrower, you might have said it before. “My interest rate is so high. Can’t you come down on that rate a bit?” It seems like a fair question, especially given the current competitive banking environment. It always seems like banks are trying to attract your […]

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Fueled for Success: Q&A with Tiger Fuel President Gordon Sutton

In 1982, Gordon Sutton’s father, a successful lawyer, found himself in the unlikely position of running a fuel company. At the time, the company was a small short truck distribution business in Charlottesville, Virginia, selling three and a half million gallons of heating oil a year. Today, Tiger Fuel is a large-scale operation with an […]

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Monday, July 29, 2019

6 Steps to Managing Today’s Public Relations Environment

          Public relations today is about more than being quoted in the paper or online. PR today is about driving traffic, sales and business. What used to be newsworthy – anniversaries, new buildings, new hires – isn’t as newsworthy anymore. And gone are the days of relying on your favorite newspaper […]

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Economic Outlook Falls After Second Quarter. CEOs Most Concerned About Business Cycle, Political Polarization & Trade Wars

Read Richmond Times-Dispatch coverage >   Each quarter the Virginia Council of CEOs (VACEOs) and University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business partner to take the pulse of top executives in the region through a comprehensive Virginia CEO Economic Outlook Survey.  The second quarter 2019 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins […]

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Friday, June 14, 2019

3 Ways to Manage Stress as a CEO

To address the unique stressors in your life as a busy business owner with many people depending on you, let’s first consider what you can change. Grab a pen and piece of paper and write down: The external situations causing you the most stress right now.  It could be an employee letting you down, a […]

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