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March 25, 2019

Gray Poehler

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Gray Poehler is a volunteer with the Naples Chapter of SCORE.

A SCORE counselor since 2005, Gray Poehler owned and operated an independent insurance agency with 20 employees and two locations. He has earned the Certified Insurance Counselor designation and is familiar with both personal and commercial property and casualty insurance. Areas of expertise include: Business Finance and Accounting; Business Strategy and Planning; Business Operations; Human Resources and Internal Communications; Sales, Marketing and Public Relations.

To learn more about management issues of small businesses, contact the SCORE office nearest you.

Columns by Poehler:

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QUESTION: I am considering buying a local business that is losing money. Other than acquiring it at a bargain price, what other factors should I consider?
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QUESTION: My business is doing well, but experience has taught me that I should not become complacent. How can one stay competitive and ahead of the competition?
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QUESTION: I have a 2 to 1 ratio of assets to liabilities, yet I sometimes find I am running short of cash needed to pay monthly expenses. What am I missing?
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QUESTION: I have invested a lot of time and money developing our company website. However, to the best of my knowledge, I can't attribute one sale to this marketing tool. How do I turn our website into a selling site?
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QUESTION: All the self-help books encourage me to develop a business plan. I believe I know how to run my business, so why should I go to the time and trouble of writing it down?
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The Secrets of Growing a Small Business in Collier County
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Q: I know that SCORE is an organization that provides counseling to small businesses, but why the name SCORE?
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QUESTION: I am a 50-something person with lots of experience and was recently laid off because of a corporate merger. I am not having much luck in my job search and feel my age may be a factor. What do you suggest?
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QUESTION: I spend an inordinate amount of time crafting what I believe is a compelling sales presentation. However, my success ratio leaves much to be desired. What else do I need to do to ensure a more positive outcome?
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