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What Is Synygy Inc. and Who Is its founder?

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Mark Stiffler is just 35 years old, and he has already founded a huge company: Synygy Inc. of Bala Cynwyd. Stifler is obsessed with analytical processes, because he understands that information is what is needed to reach goals. He started to become interested in data analysis as an MIT undergraduate student, and kept going from there. Following his undergraduate degree, Stiffler went on to complete an MBA. As part of his degree, he had to complete a thesis, which he entitled “Overcoming Barriers to the Effective Use of Simulation as a Strategy Analysis Tool”. What shines through, even just in…

4 ways to go the extra mile for your customers

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Want to be the business that has customers lining up out the door? Truth be told, there isn’t much that separates the business that has a decent following and one that has a dedicated following. By all outward appearances, these two businesses would look almost exactly the same, but when you would analyze the wildly successful business’ approach to customer service, the reasons behind their popularity would become crystal clear. Robert Bassam applied the principles of Occam’s razor to customer service when he was starting up his auto dealership empire years ago. If you apply them to your enterprise, we…

Larry Polhill – Things to Consider Before Buying a Business

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For some people, the thrill of starting their own business and of making something from nothing makes all of the sacrifices of time, energy and money well worth it.  However, other people like Larry Polhill prefer to acquire businesses that are already established with proven revenue streams and existing customers.  If you are considering the purchase of an existing business, here are some things to keep in mind. Contracts and Agreements There is no question that it is a good thing to have contracts or sales orders in place as you take over – this can take some of the…

Construction Industry Trends for 2017

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Since late 2013, residential construction, and particularly, apartment construction, has been a major contributor to the Australian economy. With record numbers of dwellings approved and commenced during 2015, there was a major concern that a housing bubble was being created. The response was that lenders began to place tighter controls on their lending practices causing a slowdown in 2016 of residential building. Commercial construction was also on an upswing as a result of the revenue coming internally from mining and externally from Asian investors. As we enter 2017, there is a question about if Australia has sidestepped the bubble. And…

Big fashion, big money: who controls the global clothing industry?

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The clothing that we wear every day is something that almost all of us take for granted. However, when you think about it, everybody needs clothes to cover their bodies, but while we are at it, we also want to look smashing as well. Because of this, the fashion industry is one of the most profitable sectors in the global economy. Given clothing’s dual identity as a commodity and a status symbol, it is no surprise that the biggest companies in the fashion world are making money hand over fist. So, who controls the global fashion industry? As in many…

Why London is a Great Place to Start Up a Business

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London is one of the world’s most famous cities and as such it is also a major business capital that continues to attract new investors. With a reputation as a world-leading enterprise capital, London is a great place to start up a new business. 2015 statistics indicate that London hosted no fewer than 400,000 micro business ventures and start-ups in that year. London’s infrastructure makes getting around and accessing facilities easy, despite the dense population and volume of traffic. Public transport and services are well established in all areas. Already well known for its manufacturing businesses East London is home…

Competition Between Chicago’s Law Firms

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All around and across the United States of America, you’ll find law firms of different sizes, classes and experience levels. You’ll also find that when a lawyer or attorney joins the firm, it doesn’t mean that they are tied into that particular firm for the rest of their professional career. In fact, generally speaking, many of these lawyers and attorneys will end up leaving their current firm at one point or another. Take Kirkland & Ellis for example, though they are a widely recognized firm who has been headed by Jonathan Bunge in the past, they too will lose an…

Anura Leslie Perera on Helping Those Less Fortunate

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Sri Lankan native businessman Anura Perera Raycom has a list of achievements anyone would be envious of. Born in Colombo, he first worked as an engineer and sales professional for Caterpillar Inc. in Zambia, Africa. There, halfway across the world, he became deeply knowledgeable about heavy machinery like tractors, backhoes and hydraulic excavators and various methods for mining and construction. He is currently the Chairman of Singapore based aerospace engineering company Raycom Aerospace Pte Ltd., which specializes in manufacturing precision parts for both the aerospace as well as oil and gas industries. He also regularly gives training seminars on business…