Category Archives: Management

Wishing You a Merry Christmas!

Thank you so very much… For being a part of our Rose family this year and supporting our vision to help believers grow in their understanding of God’s Word and what it means to Love God and Love Others.   From our family to yours, Rose Publishing/Aspire Press wishes you good health, joy, and continued Continue Reading

Rose Publishing Awarded 2011 ‘Supplier of the Year’ by Christian Retailing Magazine

TORRANCE, Calif., May 12, 2011– Rose Publishing was named “Supplier of the Year” by Christian Retailing magazine at the annual Retailing ReBoot conference. The Torrance, Calif.-based publisher was presented with Christian Retailing’s Supplier of the Year award for “outstanding contributions in the development and service of Christian retail.” “We are truly honored,” said Gretchen Goldsmith, Continue Reading

Where NOT to Trim Expenses in a Recession

There are cuts we can afford to make, and cuts we cannot. Do you know where that line is in your business? Here is an example… What does a restaurant have to offer? Good food and good ambiance (I count service in this). Any cuts in these areas are made at their peril. A restaurant Continue Reading

Advertising During a Recession

Don’t skimp on advertising during recessions. Even your competitor’s advertising keeps your product type a priority in the customer’s mind. Two recent examples — A president of a large company was recently complaining about his competitor. It was not what you might have expected. He was complaining that the other company was NOT spending money Continue Reading

What Employees Really Want (Part 1): Good Coworkers

I’ve found that companies can spend a lot of money on benefits, prizes, awards, fancy coffee, and sport tickets, but one of the things we all want is good coworkers. There is nothing like having fellow employees who have— Skills – Ability to do the job well, reliably, and consistently. Brains – Ability to understand Continue Reading

Networking: Vital Connections for Executives

No one, no executive, is so intelligent that he/she can go it alone. There are thousands of people who are willing to share their experiences and recommendations with you. I attend the So. California Executive Roundtable run by George Schmutz, a former president of Xerox and now an executive recruiter. This group of 10 non-competing Continue Reading