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THE WING KING

THE WING KING

By STACY WESCOE

When Bob Platzer and his wife Donna opened Platz’s restaurant near Lehighton in 1983, they thought their dreams had come true.

Honing their strengths to learn to lead

Stephen Boone credits Leadership Lehigh Valley for teaching him to sharpen his strengths to be a better leader.

Things are looking up – both in home sales and price

Continued low housing inventory and rising interest rates have buyers making quick decisions – and making multiple offers – on homes in...

Turnaround pro touts honesty, communication

When family businesses run into trouble because of in-fighting, Rick Neulight likes to step in and save them.

PLACE IN THE SUN

PLACE IN THE SUN

By BRIAN PEDERSEN

Solar power is on the rise across all industry segments in the region, leading to more jobs for manufacturers, installers, project managers and...

Cyber money better spent on attack deterrence, not recovery

Every business owner should be aware of the substantial issues caused by the latest malware attack which has played out over the past month or so.

premium content PR stunts can work – if you have a plan and stay on brand

The term “publicity stunt” always has been unsettling.

premium content The top 15 deal killers when trying to sell a business

From being untruthful to having insufficient financial records to an out-of-control buyer or seller, there are many ways for the sale of a business...

Survivor turns  passion for  health into  new company

Survivor turns passion for health into new company

By BRIAN PEDERSEN

Nineteen-year-old Gabrielle Flank always dreamed she would be an entrepreneur.

NEW VENTURES: Flooring superstore opens in converted Pottstown grocery

Lomax Carpet & Tile Mart held a grand opening recently for its newest superstore.

premium content Going online? Research, stay true to brand, be deliberate

If you are starting or running a business, you need a website.

premium content Employee health is company wealth; here’s how to start

Creating a successful employee wellness strategy should be a top priority for businesses because of the advantages of a healthier, happier and more...

Fracking essential to oil, gas production but risks remain

Fracking essential to oil, gas production but risks remain

By SARAH TERRY-COBO

One of the most important advancements for the modern oil and gas sector has become a household curse word.

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