The company has closed its previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Lanier Municipal Supply Co., a full-service distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage, agricultural and irrigation products.
It seems to me that instead of the incessant chatter blaming or praising the economy as the reason sales and profits are up or down, not enough people are talking about the opportunities and trends presented by challenging times and specifically what they are doing about them.
A few years ago, a client shared a book recommendation with me: “Ego is the Enemy,” by Ryan Holiday. Now, this is one of those grandiose titles that immediately makes my eyes roll. Here we have some know-it-all stating the obvious in a 250-page “business” self-help book.