Defining the Problem of Staff Retention from My Marathon Training

I have completed 34 marathons in my career with very limited running ability. I have shuffled and grinded my way for a 20-year period and was able to qualify seven times for the Boston Marathon. I did this based on a very consistent training program where I was able to run over 2,000 miles per […]

Buyers Don’t Buy what they Can’t See

While the process of selling a business is similar for every company, the process of preparing for a sale can be very different.  Every seller wants to get the maximum value for their business and have a smooth, uneventful transaction. In addition to maximizing value, they are looking to find a great buyer for their […]

Crushing the American Dream

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness are, as the Declaration of Independence states, certain unalienable rights. The business world, and the delivered fuels industry (heating oil and propane) in particular, has enabled many people to pursue their dreams and create happiness for their families, employees and customers. The fuel industry has some great history. […]

Your Company’s Blue Book Value

Growing up it seemed like I had a lot of cars.  One at a time, but they would not last.  If you got 100,000 miles out of a car, it was a miracle.  The odometer would go back to 0 after you reached 99,999.  Since my budget only allowed me to buy a car with […]

A Fun Story with a Purpose

Over the years many people in the industry have shared funny stories with me that often made an impact on the way I have thought about business.  I would like to share one of those stories with you.  I know I will be dating myself as this story goes back to when drivers and technicians […]

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We were very pleased to have such a knowledgeable and experienced company in our corner with the team at Cetane. It was obvious that they knew the best process and how to get the ball over the goal line. Their advice throughout the process was greatly appreciated and we thoroughly enjoyed working with them.

— Steve Lombardi, Brodeur’s Oil, Moosup, CT