August 31, 2015

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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You have to give your workers the freedom to get the job done with as few limitations as possible.
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"Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present." ~Marcus Aurelius
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"When a bonsai stops growing, you know it's dead." ~ Japanese Proverb
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Typically, when you write an email, someone else is going to have to respond. Then you will have to respond back. Sometimes you can avoid this whole exchange just by picking up the phone instead and leaving a voice mail.
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"All pressure is self-inflicted. It's what you make of it or how you let it rub off on you." ~ Sebastian Coe
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"As a manager, the important thing is not what happens when you are there, but what happens when you are not there." ~ Ken Blanchard
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"When you're dying of thirst it's too late to think about digging a well." ~ Japanese Proverb
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One of the greatest things about our country is that it gives people an opportunity to make something of themselves no matter what is in their pasts. We really need to give convicted felons a second chance.
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"Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder." ~Laurence J. Peter
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"So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work." ~ Peter Drucker
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