August 30, 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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"Your email inbox is a bit like a Las Vegas roulette machine. You know, you just check it and check it, and every once in a while there's some juicy little tidbit of reward, like the three quarters that pop down on a one-armed bandit. And that keeps you coming back for more." ~ Douglas Rushkoff
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"You will need a great deal of self-discipline not to lose your sense of balance, humility and commitment." ~ H. Ross Perot
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"When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life." ~ Greg Anderson
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"The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know." ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
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"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." ~Beth Cross, CEO, Ariat International
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"Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude." ~ E.P. Powell
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"That is the one unforgivable sin in any society. Be different and be damned!" -- Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
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"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get." ~ Warren Buffett
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"There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else." ~ Sam Walton
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"Ask your customers to be part of the solution, and don't view them as part of the problem." ~ Alan Weiss, Ph.D.
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