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An empty suggestion box doesn’t mean that things are fine

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It’s interesting to me how common the “open door” and “suggestion box” policies are but rarely seem to generate good feedback. I heard that issue recently from the owner of a $6 million manufacturer and installation contractor. Despite the presence of a suggestion box for several years, he hadn’t received a single input — ever.
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Despite what you hear, things aren’t as bad as they seem.

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Turn on the radio, the TV, or check out the news feed on your device-of-choice, and you’re likely to find much more bad news than good these days. It all paints a pretty grim picture of our future, doesn’t it? Or DOES it? Could it be possible that underneath it all, between all the headlines, that things are actually getting better?
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Private Equity Groups: Mid-Market Companies’ Path To Accessing Capital

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Mid-market companies find themselves in a quandary when it comes to obtaining much-needed capital to grow. This segment of the US economy, if measured on its own, would rank the fourth largest in the world. Yet a 2015 survey by GE Capital and Ohio State University’s College of Business found that 55 percent of middle market businesses do not have sufficient access to funding.
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