April 2011 Issue
Take your business to the Summit
McQuaig & Welk Insights Newsletter

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John McQuaig Earns MBA with Honors     

John McQuaig recently earned his MBA from the Ken Blanchard Executive MBA program at Grand Canyon University.  The intensive 13 month long program, based in Phoenix Arizona, specializes in servant leadership.  The Executive MBA program was founded by Ken Blanchard and he is a teacher in the residency portion of the program.  He is the distinguished author of "The One Minute Manager" among fifty other business titles.

John McQuaig was honored as the co-valedictorian of his class...

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John McQuaig Speaking at Wenatchee Chamber on April 28th      

John McQuaig will be presenting a seminar titled "Business Planning in Today's Turbulent Business Environment"...


  • How do you manage your business to respond to the economic downturn?
  • How do you maximize cash flow in today's environment? We will talk about best practices to maximize cash flow.
  • Is it possible to do strategic planning as the world changes before your eyes?
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How to Buy a Business    

Buying a business is easier than building one yourself but it has its own challenges. Despite the fact that buying is a more expensive proposition than building, banks will see it as a safer option because they can look at the business's track record as a guarantee for future earnings to pay them back their interest and capital... 

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The New Storefront is Search 

One of the first things a retail firm considers is its front window display. It is the visual hook that will entice potential clients to walk into the shop, browse through stock on the shelves and make a purchase. These days businesses of all kinds are finding that they are making more sales to clients ...

Key Skills for Entrepreneurs   

The desire to start your own company can have several motivations. A desire to make money or to change the world, the urge to be in control of your employment, or the ambition to test out a great idea.

Unfortunately, becoming an entrepreneur takes more than a single good idea. Motivational speakers come up with favorite lists of essential qualities of successful....

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In This Issue
How to Buy a Business
The New Storefront is Search
Key Skills for Entrepreneurs
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