April 16, 2014

Jerry Osteryoung

Small Business Columnist • Jerry Osteryoung

Jerry Osteryoung
Dr. Jerry Osteryoung

Jerry Osteryoung is a consultant to businesses - he has directly assisted over 3,000 firms. He is the Jim Moran Professor of Entrepreneurship (Emeritus) and Professor of Finance (Emeritus) at Florida State University. His newest book co-authored with Tim O'Brien, "If You Have Employees, You Really Need This Book," is an Amazon.com bestseller. Osteryoung's business advice columns appears every Monday on Florida Trend's Afternoon Pulse email and also on FloridaSmallBusiness.com.

Articles by Osteryoung:

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Effective checklists specify every task that must be accomplished without skipping any significant details.
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"There is only one way to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it." ~Dale Carnegie
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"Even your most loyal customers always have a choice about where to take their business." ~ Marilyn Suttle
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"As problems like identity theft become more prevalent, now more than ever, Americans need to take their financial health seriously - and this information is of the utmost importance." ~Ruben Hinojos
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"Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples." ~ George Burns
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"Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind." - Henry James
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"Try not to associate bodily defect with mental, my good friend, except for a solid reason.” ~ Charles Dickens, David Copperfield
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"It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance." ~ Thomas Henry Huxley
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"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." ~ Leon Megginson
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"A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office every day. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do." ~ W. H. Auden
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