Merchant Growth Small Business Case Study: The Decorating Centre

Cash flow challenges are one of the most common hurdles that a small business faces, regardless of industry and regardless of success. Although their business has been doing well, the high demand for products, coupled with the worldwide shortage of goods meant that The Decorating Centre was facing unusually long lead times

Merchant Growth: Construction LCE Inc.

Background An Entrepreneur With a Passion for Renovation A trusted contractor specializing in turnkey solutions, Construction LCE was founded in 2013 by its president Larry Costa Estrela. Larry became an entrepreneur at the age of 22 years old and worked for several years in the construction industry as a building technician and as a construction […]

8+ Tips To Help You Master Active Listening

Active listening in CRE office

As CRE professionals, listening skills are one of your most powerful tools. It sounds basic and maybe even obvious but hear me out (pun intended). There is a difference between listening to speak and listening to understand. That later refers to active listening, a pattern of attentive listening that keeps you positively engaged with your conversation […]