The automotive industry is embarking on a significant paradigm shift that has been years in the making. Automakers are beginning to commit to selling all-electric vehicles within the next few decades. Shifting to an environment dominated by electric cars means that greenhouse gas emissions will be sharply cut, protecting the planet and that our country will significantly reduce its dependence on fossil fuels.

Along with introducing thousands of electric vehicles to America’s roads, public charging stations will become common features of the local landscape. …

Founding a startup company is a demanding task. You will not only be responsible for researching and testing your product or service, but you will also be responsible for finding investors to help get your ideas off the ground.

Sitting passively and waiting for investors to knock on your door will not produce any results. Companies that want investors to fund their activities need to take concrete steps to ensure that they receive attention from the right investors at the right time.

John Grifonetti shares the top eight ways that your startup can attract investors, pointing out some of the…

Entrepreneurship can be a grueling career, and a proper sense of organization can go a long way toward helping business owners keep their lives and careers in order. John Grifonetti is a proponent of organizational habits, and he shares the top 10 skills that every entrepreneur should cultivate.

1. Create a Rewards-Based System

Your system for getting things done should involve rewards instead of punishments. Instead of punishing yourself for failing to organize a meeting ahead of time, focus on rewarding yourself when you do it right.

Entrepreneurs are wired differently, and everyone responds to a variety of incentives. “Left-brain” executives appreciate the use of…

Recent years have been difficult for the automotive industry. Weakening sales in China, market stagnation in the United States, and hopes that a full-blown trade war will not break out have been worrying automotive executives. The coronavirus pandemic caused devastating plant closures and a severe drop-off in car sales. The rise in global gas prices is a reminder that the prevailing market may shift back from larger crossovers and SUVs to smaller vehicles.

Throughout the industry, flexibility has been necessary to meet shifting parameters and accomplish today’s challenges.

In today’s highly competitive business environment, experiencing sustainable growth is never guaranteed. Your company may slump in profitability and in its ability to reach new markets. Scientific and technological advances sometimes shorten the lifespan of products and services. Also, competitors may appear in the industry and provide a more up-to-date product. When the old markets have become stagnant, it is time to begin looking for new opportunities in emerging markets.

John Grifonetti, an experienced entrepreneur, explains how businesses of all kinds can push the envelope of emerging markets and come out with better revenue figures.

Discovering New Customer Segmentation Patterns

To understand the demand for…

At one point or another, most people have considered renting space at a self-storage facility. Whether additional space is necessary because of a move or just as an extension of personal storage, a storage unit can be useful for many reasons. While most people look at self-storage from the perspective of personal use, they don’t often consider it as an investment opportunity. However, there are many benefits to investing in self-storage, including the fact that this type of investment can be very helpful in diversifying your portfolio.

John Grifonetti is an investor and entrepreneur from Old Tappan, New Jersey. John…

Self-storage is becoming increasingly popular across the U.S., especially among generations like millennials. Self-storage units can be extremely helpful for several reasons. However, above all, people choose to rent storage units due to their secure and sheltered locations. As well, self-storage is much more economical than other large-scale storage options.

John Grifonetti, an entrepreneur and investor from Old Tappan, New Jersey, has attempted to retire from his busy professional life twice now. As a creative businessman and driven entrepreneur, John’s love for what he does stands in his way of fully retiring. Starting his career as a CPA, he ran…

If you’re in the market for new wheels, you might automatically start searching for gasoline or diesel vehicles. And while the combustion engine has been a reliable choice for decades, there are other factors that can make the choice a bit more challenging, says John Grifonetti, an entrepreneur and car dealership owner in Old Tappan, New Jersey.

More specifically, hybrid and electric vehicles are surging in popularity and should be considered in the overall buying decision. However, while they come with their advantages, there are also still some disadvantages. Here’s some car advice and answers to common questions from Mr…

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit earlier last year, few people anticipated the depth of its impact on the economy. The clothing industry saw a decline in demand for new garments as more and more people started working from home. But, if office clothes were going out of fashion, so to speak, the demand for masks was on the rise. And many in the clothing industry saw a great business opportunity in, otherwise, difficult times.

Entrepreneur John Grifonetti was a CPA at the start of his career, running an online brokerage firm as its president and COO, then taking the reins…

John Grifonetti

John Grifonetti has built a career investing into small businesses and personally helping them grow with his considerable acumen for understanding markets

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