Leadership Series: Growth Mismanagement with Newpoint Advisors’ Ken Yager

Leadership Series: Growth Mismanagement with Newpoint Advisors' Ken Yager

In a recent interview, Ken Yager, President, and founder of Newpoint Advisors offered his observations on growth mismanagement in lower-middle-market companies, from his perspective as a turnaround advisor.  Yager has 30 years of experience in the turnaround space and has helped more than 100 struggling businesses find their feet again. Six years ago, he founded Newpoint to offer companies a … Read More

Top Tips for Business Leaders in 2019

5 Top Tips for Business Leaders in 2019

With the pace of business and innovation moving faster, company leaders feel ever-increasing pressure to move faster too. But we’ve all heard the adage, “Work smarter, not harder,” and there has never been a better time to make that your mantra. These business tips can help make 2019 a transformational year for you and your company, 1.Know your role…and focus … Read More

Looking ahead: 5 Tech Trends for 2019

2019 business trends in manufacturing and distribution

By 2019, it’s no surprise to any of us that a global economy and advancing technologies have resulted in a new Industrial Revolution and the Age of the Intelligent Enterprise. In the past, mega-corporations have enjoyed advantages of scale. Today, when Lean and Fast are the buzzwords of the foreseeable future, small and medium-sized businesses are realizing their own benefits … Read More

Defining our Company Core Values: Authentic, Reliable, and Thoughtful

What inspires you to work hard and do your best? For the team at Gibraltar, it’s more than just a paycheck. Like most employees, we want to feel capable and appreciated – and perhaps most importantly – feel empowered to make difference. So, what’s one of the keys to making work feel like more than just work? For us, a … Read More

Gibraltar Builds Brand Ambassadors

“Create space to work on the business, not in the business.” That is the best piece of business advice Jim Teppen, co-president of Gibraltar, said he has ever received. And it is a maxim that he uses to lead the Gibraltar team in its efforts to provide fast, flexible capital solutions to small businesses that don’t qualify for traditional bank … Read More

Smart CEO Article: How to Create a Successful Company Culture

Aside from the required elements that are essential to running a successful business — having a defined goal and realistic expectations, retaining talented staff, a tailored strategy to achieve steady growth — there remains a key component and basis for the longevity of any successful business: the company’s core values.