Love, Hate or Habit

Love, Hate or Habit

There is nothing more fascinating to me than family company dynamics. I’ve spent the past two decades smack in the middle of family issues within this industry saturated with 2nd, 3rd, 4th and even 5th generation owners. I’ve experienced first-hand the various degrees...
Stand Out From The Crowd

Stand Out From The Crowd

One of the most critical questions any petroleum company executive should be able to answer is “What makes your company different and better than your competitors?” Unfortunately, many marketers see themselves in the commodity market and don’t have a differentiating...
Maximize Company Value at Exit

Maximize Company Value at Exit

At some point in time, every marketer needs an exit strategy. For some, the family business will be gifted or sold to future generations. For others, however, they are counting on a fair price from an outside party for their years of hard work and...
Where is Your Focus?

Where is Your Focus?

What is the one thing you want most to get accomplished or know you need to do in your business?  I bet you know exactly what that is. Think of that project. If I  asked you if you and your team work on that project daily, could you honestly reply...
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