July 11, 2020

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 have dreamed about starting my own business but am unsure of the best way to go about it. Can you offer any insights?
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QUESTION: I am in the process of setting up a new business. Can you alert me to the key things I should do to avoid costly mistakes?
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QUESTION: I am in a quandary about how to price my products. Can you please provide pricing options for products and services?
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QUESTION: I have limited resources and need financial help in starting a new business venture. What programs are available to low income, women and minorities?
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QUESTION: I am relatively new to the sales business and would appreciate any insights you can give how to locate potential customers.
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The economy is improving, but I remember the devastation caused by the 2009 economic meltdown. How can one best position their business to withstand another business recession?
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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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