Carol Heiberger is the author of ExecuSpeak Dictionary. Industry experience includes positions with the Ford Motor Company, Bell Atlantic (now Verizon), and a large energy utility. Her clients have included government entities, not-for-profits, and businesses of every size. She has served as the COO of a start-up CATV/ISP company, Director of Operations and Adjunct Assistant Professor for an MBA program. Volunteer work includes service as a SCORE Business Counselor and the Loan Committee for a micro-lender. Her education includes an MBA from Wharton. ExecuSpeak Dictionary is the result of her experience in industry and consulting and teaching.
Recent Articles By The Author
ExecuSpeak Dictionary: Non-Traditional Finance
Non-traditional finance? How about non-conventional finance? Alternative finance? Alternative to what?
ExecuSpeak Dictionary: Productize
The entire process transforming an idea into a business has been abbreviated into a single word.
ExecuSpeak Dictionary: Law of Large Numbers
It's the principle that makes your weight loss and China's economic growth related.
Ready, Fire, Aim: ExecuSpeak Dictionary
The life and death issue in building a business is not about missing the target; it is about not moving forward at all.
ExecuSpeak Dictionary: Hurdle Rate
Figuring out a business project's hurdle rate is just the first hurdle in making a strategic decision to move ahead.
Managing Expectations: ExecuSpeak Dictionary
If a corporate leader doesn't know how to manage expectations, expect the business to fail.
ExecuSpeak Dictionary: Scalable
Scalability is essential to the successful growth of a business -- many kinds of businesses.
ExecuSpeak Dictionary: Run the Numbers
Is the house affordable? Will the product make money? So many questions bring the same demand.
ExecuSpeak Dictionary: Accretive
In this month's column, we look at a word that shareholders hope to see during an acquisition.