Business Backstory: Dawn Reshen-Doty and Benay Enterprises

President Dawn Reshen-Doty was interviewed by WXCI about her experience running two businesses. THE SYNOPSIS: This episode's guest is Dawn Reshen-Doty, president of two local companies: Benay Enterprises which operates a bookkeeping service, AND publisher of the "For Beginners" book series. In talking with WXCI's Mimi Kelly and Tom Zarecki, Dawn reveals her educational background and professional experience which led to her starting up and growing each of these businesses, as well as actionable tips and advice for the up-and-coming entrepreneur in the business world. (about 30 minutes) #WXCI #interview #business #radio

Always late? Don't be the office schedule-wrecker.

Really excited about my first mention in The Wall Street Journal! Here is something from that might interest you: About 37% of meetings start late, by an average of nearly 15 minutes, according to two 2014 studies of a total of 860 workers. Meetings that start late also end 15 minutes late, on average, compared with 3.51 minutes late for those that start on time. Meeting delays put participants in a bad mood, potentially hurting creativity and performance, says the study, led by Steven Rogelberg, a professor of organizational science, management and psychology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Nearly one in four participants say they’re frustrated when a colleague is


Working with Benay for many years has allowed my company to keep its overhead lean and flexible, and has allowed Steerforth’s staff to focus on the words of our authors while Benay tends to the numbers. The people at Benay are consistently courteous, responsive, professional and thoroughly pleasant to work with.

— Chip Fleischer

Steerforth Press