Author: Eric Pensenstadler

See the Vision… Capture the Dream

Really?! A collection of  “Really?!” one-liners from actual business owners or potential business owners. Forward by Eric Pensenstadler: If you’re like me, then you’re a videographer (or whatever your technical expertise is) way before you’re a businessman.  But, also like me, you’re forced to wear many or all of the hats when it comes to your business.  You’re the photographer, the pilot, the editor, the marketer, the bookkeeper, the human resources department, and probably the janitor too! We might have been the ones to make some of the comments below!  If you’ve said these things, don’t fret.  We’re here to...

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5 Signs Your Business Needs to Undergo a Change

When businesses go through a phase of high revenue, productivity, and innovation, one must remember this success has not occurred without active planning, creative innovations, accountability, and advancements. Unfortunately too often, these same businesses, experiencing favorable results and the upward curve of revenue, become complacent and begin to incur a decrease in their revenues and return on investment (ROI). The primary reason for the downward curve of revenue is complacency. These same businesses, who were experiencing an extreme upward curve of revenue and ROI, have forgotten success is a continual investment into research, innovation, accountability, and advancement. When you...

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Selling Tips

Lou, The Nabisco Guy, never used selling strategies …Lou had a culture of “selling.” I was 23 years old when I first met Lou. He was the region’s number one salesman for Nabisco from 1974 to 1985. One day I was eating lunch with Lou and asked, “Lou, so what do you do, to be so good at selling?….can you share some tips?” Lou replied, shaking his head and smiling, “Bob there is really no magical tips, but I do have five core beliefs about selling.” Love and believe in your product. People like to buy, but not to...

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Someone call the National UFO Reporting Center, I see something strange in the sky! Working with drones at night, under a Part 107.29 Daylight Waiver, can be challenging. The first huge challenging step is getting the waiver approved in the first place! Trying to anticipate what the FAA is looking for in your narrative of operations request can be frustrating for most operators. There are several key factors, based on their performance standards, that you must address in writing your narrative. Here we will discuss a few of these to better prepare yourself for filing your request. 1. “Applicant...

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  Organizational Success, Growth, and an Increased Return on Investment (ROI) require a thorough understanding and dedication to these principles: Reflection, Process, Accountability, Communication, and Passion. These key elements define an organization’s ability to be innovative, implement change, and be responsive to their team and consumers. 1.    Reflection Reflection is the first stage to optimize organizational success. Reflection begins with a thorough analysis of an organization’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT). For most, this is a familiar development process, but what lacks is the “action” after a SWOT analysis is completed. Consequently, this results in the same failures...

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