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[ 0 ] Apr. 7, 2014

Five Ways To Better Business Brainpower

By Michael Vaughan CEO, The Regis Company Business owners and managers today face a myriad of challenges—a tight market with strong competition, workforce issues, slimming margins and the need to keep pace with technological advancements to name a few. Add to these a rapidly changing environment and a barrage of noise generated from the Internet, […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 7, 2014

Seven Keys To Your Successful Startup

What can you do to increase your chances of a successful startup? By Barry J. Bendes, Partner Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP Planning is the key to success. Before you open the doors to your new business, you should take the time to plan for your successful startup  and to put into place a structure for […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 31, 2014

6 Sales Success Tips

Sales superstar shares tips to reach sales success. By Kinja Dixon Regardless of whether a person has been in sales or transitioning, there are a few key fundamentals that must be considered. Some positions in sales have a base plus commission; however, many offer commission only. There are 6 ways to increase the results in […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 31, 2014

7 Leadership Principles For Tough Times

Seven leadership principles for leading in challenging times.  By Retired Brig. Gen. Becky Halstead Founder of STEADFAST Leadership, LLC Today’s business environment is similar to a battlefield. In order to lead through volatile conditions, business leaders must adopt key principles that will guide them through the process of change in order to help themselves, their workforce and the company grow stronger […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 31, 2014

5 Signs You Need To Refresh Your Brand

Follow these signs from a pro that indicate you need to refresh your brand.  Don’t let nostalgia, “nephew art,” or a poor identity hold your business back. By Dan Antonelli CEO and Creative Director, Graphic D-Signs, Inc. It’s understandable why many small business brands need help. Fledgling businesses often exhaust their financial resources paying for […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 24, 2014

Handling Employee Theft

Calling quits on employee theft from day one. By Luis Orbegoso President,  ADT Small Business Whether bundling countless layers of clothes under oversize jackets or hiding merchandise in the depths of stock rooms, small business retail employees are getting creative on how they can deceive their employers under the radar. As a small business owner […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 24, 2014

Crisis Management Strategies

By Lucien Canton During the Midwest floods in 1993, White Star Textile Services in Des Moines found itself faced with an ironic situation. The encroaching flood waters had shut down all six pumps at the local water plant and there wasn’t even enough water to flush toilets, let alone process 100,000 pounds of laundry each […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 24, 2014

Your Employees and Customer Service

How do you inspire your employees to commit to your customer service program? By Bill Sims Jr. It’s a business no-brainer that happy employees make happy customers. But how do you get happy employees that deliver the best possible customer service? It requires employees to move beyond simple compliance of workplace rules and becoming truly […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 17, 2014

Four Tips To Help You Manage Employees

Four tips to help you effectively manage employees.  By Gabriel Bristol CEO, Desert Call Connection What is my leadership style? What type of leadership do employees respond to best? Am I a respected leader? These and many other similar questions have been asked by business managers and senior leaders for decades and although their answers […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 17, 2014

Passion A Key To Small Business Success

Conveying passion for what you do can be a key to your small business success. By James Mendelsohn Chief Marketing Officer at CAN Capital One thing that many small business owners have in common is passion—a love of what they do, whom they serve, and how they do it.  A business rooted in something you […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 17, 2014

Developing Brand Identity

Expert offers five tips on how you can develop your brand identity.  By Andrew Modlin CEO, ModMan Enterprises When developing the brand identity for a new company, a common trap is to get caught up in minute details early on, rather than focusing on the larger, long term picture. Taking a step back in these […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 10, 2014

Creating A Positive Workplace Culture

By Bill Sims, Jr. President, The Bill Sims Company Creating a positive workplace culture is extremely important to cultivating a productive and profitable company. The quality of work we do depends on the quality of our workplace culture. When the environment we work in is positive, we become more engaged and committed employees. By definition, […]

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