Portfolio

Below you'll find samples of Randy's work, including written material, radio and video appearances. Additional works, organized by date, topic and publication, are available using the navigation links  at right.

Tuesday
Oct232012

"How to Handle Negative Customer Reviews"
MSN Business on Main/Fox Business - October 2012

The advent of social media has dramatically magnified the impact one disappointed customer can have on your business. Here's how to cope.

Friday
Oct122012

"Brave New Market"
CFO - October 2012

Experts differ on whether changes to the equity markets are harming Corporate America. But CFOs can't ignore the potential consequences.

Friday
Sep282012

"A Business Back from the Brink"
MSN Business on Main/Fox Business - Septemer 2012

For this Web-based company, a new pricing model was the key to reviving the business after a near-death experience.

Monday
Sep242012

"5 Signs It's Time to Make a High-Level Hire"
MSN Business on Main/Fox Business - September 2012

Adding a new employee can bring short-term costs but long-term gains. Here's how to tell if the time is right for your business.

Tuesday
Sep112012

"Next Stage Success: Cabot Hosiery Mills"
MSN Business on Main/Fox Business - September 2012

When New England's last hosiery mill found it difficult to compete on price, it turns to a better selling point: quality.

Monday
Aug132012

"Unfinished Business"
CFO - August 2012 (cover story)

Two years after passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, implementation is far behind schedule, and its success is still in doubt.

 

Friday
Jun292012

"Global Mid-Year Investment Review"
The Wall Street Journal - June 2012*

* Part of a special advertising section on wealth management

 

Monday
Jun112012

"Should You 'Write the Book' On Your Business?"
MSN Business on Main/Entrepreneur - June 2012

 

Tuesday
May152012

"How to Make Your Business Franchise-Friendly"
MSN Business on Main/Entrepreneur - May 2012

If you have a hunch your business model is sound and repeatable, doing some groundwork now can make it easier to franchise later.

Sunday
Apr152012

"Like It or Not, You're in the Euro Zone"
CFO - April 2012

CFOs have to prepare for almost anything in Europe. The good news: it's not all bad news.

Sunday
Feb192012

"How Much Should You Pay Yourself?"
MSN Business on Main/Entrepreneur - February 2012

For many small business owners, the answer is probably more.

Wednesday
Jan112012

"Before There Was Walmart, There Was A&P"
MSN Business on Main/Fox Business - January 2012

 

Tuesday
Dec062011

"Gearing Up"
CFO - December 2011

Manufacturers pick up the pace amid predictions of a U.S. resurgence.

 

Tuesday
Dec062011

"Dividing the Family Fortune"
MSN Business on Main/Entrepreneur - December 2011

Passing on a family business when there's more than one child.

 

Wednesday
Nov302011

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Nov302011

Tuesday
Nov222011

"Rating Your 401(k)"
Inside Edge - November 2011

Tuesday
Nov082011

"Can You Make Your Fortune with Food"

MSN Business on Main/Fox Business - November 2011

Starting a restaurant is a common dream ... and a lot of work.

Friday
Oct142011

"Cyber Monday: Is Your Business Ready?"
MSN Business on Main/Fox Business - October 2011

"Q&A: Preparing for Cyber Monday"
MSN Business on Main/Fox Business - October 2011

 

Monday
Oct032011

"Getting There from Here"
CFO magazine - October 2011

As more U.S. companies expand overseas, new sources of capital are opening up.