Linda Thesing, co-owner of The Old Creamery Quilt Shop, as quoted by The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
""Treat the consumer as a valued partner whose input is heard and acknowledged through meaningful action.""
Tod Loofbourrow, CEO of ViralGains, on how brands can re-establish trust among consumers. Read more from SmartBrief.
Amie Holloway, influencer marketing manager at Simba, as quoted by The Drum (Scotland)
"Diversifying your customer base and your revenue sources will give you more flexibility in weathering an economic storm."
Eyal Lifshitz, founder and CEO of BlueVine, writing at Entrepreneur online
RD Alissa Rumsey, as quoted by U.S. News & World Report
Amelia Earhart, aviator, via Quotabelle
"Not everyone will make it through the transition [of selling a business], so be proactive about looking for replacements before a person leaves."
Business owner Steve Sargent, as quoted by The Associated Press
"A business really won't work without the people. People have the ideas, create the emotions, set the culture and embody the company mission."
Jenny Lawton of Techstars, writing at the Techstars Blog
"Happiness is not a goal; it is a byproduct. Paradoxically, the one sure way not to be happy is deliberately to map out a way of life in which one would please oneself completely and exclusively."
Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady, diplomat and activist