Comstock's magazine 0119 - January 2019 - Page 63

SPECIAL PROMOTIONAL SECTION STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS Consultants from six industries offer guidance to ignite your business in 2019 BY LILLIE APOSTOLOS Consultants help local businesses create a path for growth in the current business climate. They offer critical guidance in ar- eas like employment trends, onboarding processes, social media and marketing strategies — just to name a few. Here are some of their predictions on what it will take to rev up your business in 2019. LEADERSHIP All business leaders are eyeing the next generation of young professionals. Eric Douglas, the founder and CEO of Sacramento-based business management firm Leading Resources, says younger employees “are more idealistic” and look for professional environments that are fast-paced and mission-driven. “We’re January 2019 | 63