October 26, 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:

Untitled Document
"Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing." ~Warren Buffett
Read more »
"Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility." ~Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Read more »
"Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the client or customer gets out of it." ~ Peter Drucker
Read more »
Frequently you have to deal with staff members who do not get along. This is one of those things that is just part of human nature. However, you cannot ignore these problems because they will only get worse with time.
Read more »
So many businesses go out of their way to make sure their first impressions are great but forget how important last impressions are. Last impressions are how customers decide if they will continue doing business with you.
Read more »
"When you bring recreation to the workplace, you not only promote creativity and innovation, which can increase your profitability, you also reduce costs in employee turnover and health care." ~Sarah Hanson
Read more »
"Enjoy what your body wants to do. Bodies like to rest, but they also like to be active. Bodies like different kinds of food that are eaten with enjoyment." ~ Deepak Chopra
Read more »
"Insurance - an ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction that he is beating the man who keeps the table." ~ Ambrose Bier
Read more »
Effective checklists specify every task that must be accomplished without skipping any significant details.
Read more »
"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
Read more »

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Fabien Cousteau
Fabien Cousteau

This summer, Fabien Cousteau lived for 31 days aboard the Aquarius, an underwater research laboratory nine miles off the coast of Florida.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

How much do you get into Halloween?

  • I'm into it - parties, decorating, theme parks, whatever I can fit in
  • I just participate for the kids
  • Boo - I keep the lights off to avoid trick-or-treaters

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe