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  • Sat Mar 1 2008

    Preparing Your Business For Change

    PREPARING YOUR BUSINESS FOR CHANGE    There are three things a business owner can do when faced with major change: ignore it, a strategy that will surely result in failure; react to it, which will allow your business to survive; or make other changes, an approach that will result in growth. In times of change, it’s not business as usual; it’s business as unusual. Whether it’s growth or decline, a new structure or new policies, change can be difficult. Businesses that succeed are those that have a sound plan for dealing with change. Here are some ideas to help your business ...

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  • Fri Feb 1 2008

    Communicating To Employees: Tips For Doing It Effectively

    Being a more effective leader/communicator creates more energy and motivation among staff, which results in growth for the business. Here are some important tips:Solicit FeedbackLeaders who consistently tell without taking into account feedback get one of two things: a subservient group of people doing as they are told, or a frustrated group of people who are negatively disposed to much of what they are asked to do. Asking your staff for input and feedback gives them an ownership stake in plans and ideas and shows them they are valued members of a team.Avoid BuzzwordsUsing buzzwords cre...

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  • Tue Jun 11 2013

    Perception of Speakers Message

    Visual presence, or body language, counts for 55% of an audience’s perception of a speaker’s message.

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  • Tue Jan 1 2008

    A Mid-Year Review For Your Small Business

    Now that you’re over the pressure of tax season, it’s a good time to refocus and reassess your financial situation – what you earned, what you saved, and where you are now. Though money is not the only measure of success, it is a tangible indicator that’s easy to measure. When looking at your financials, take stock of your business goals as a whole, not just the fluctuation of dollars and cents. How to Start:1. Look very closely at where you are financially. What does that number say to you? Is it what you expected? 2. Consider how you are directly (and indirectly) contributing to...

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  • Tue Jun 11 2013

    Small Business Administration

    An estimated 25.5 million small businesses in America employ more than half of the country's private workforce, create three of every four new jobs, and generate a majority of American innovations. Small Business Administration.

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