Author Archives: Christine Corelli

2013 January: Are You a Boss or a Leader?

2013 January: Are You a Boss or a Leader?

In far too many businesses leadership has fallen by the wayside. That includes owners and managers in the pizza business. The economy, rising costs, fierce competition and long days and nights have caused most owners to have little, if any, time to think about their ability to lead. They are simply trying to stay afloat.More »

2012 November: Managing and Motivating Young Employees

2012 November: Managing and Motivating Young Employees

Managing and motivating the younger employee can be one of the most challenging situations a manager faces. How in the world do you get optimal performance from someone in the “younger generation” who may not seem to want to be motivated? Many managers think it’s impossible to bridge the gap. Others, however, have successfully obtainedMore »

Christine Corelli Expo Exclusive 2012

The marketing department at a community bank in New York State devised a strategy to obtain a group of small-business accounts that were . . . with its biggest competitor. And it was a mouthwatering idea! For six months, they delivered hot pizzas from the area’s best pizzeria to targeted accounts. A letter, taped onMore »