When to Say NO!

When is it a good thing to say no to a request?Balance in one's life is perhaps the most important goal for busy people. They can take on many more projects that most others. They also have the ability to say no if they feel they cannot do a good... Read More

Effectively Completing the Operations Plan Section of Your Business Plan

The Operations Plan is a critical component of any business plan as it presents the Company's action plan for executing its vision. The Operations Plan must detail 1) the processes that are performed to serve customers every day (short-term processes) and 2) the overall business milestones that the company must... Read More

Successfully Adding a Service To Your Business

There will come a time in your business where you feel ready to add another service offering. To make this successful, there are ten tips to consider before moving ahead.1) Revisit your business plan. If you don't have one, write one for your business as it currently exists (even a... Read More

A Small Business Consultant Can Help in Many Ways... But One Thing He Can?t Provide

A consultant must remember that the business belongs to the client. There is always a danger that the consultant will take a dominant position to the detriment of both of them.Let me tell you a story of when this was forgotten?It's not often a small business consultant will admit to... Read More

Who Makes the BEST Alliance

What types of companies do you want to align yourself with?What is the best company to align with? It is a company that does not quite compete with your core business. By this we mean that the company has offerings that dovetail into what you have to offer. If you... Read More

Finding the PERFECT Alliance Partner

Where do you look for the appropriate alliance?One of the most asked question is "Where do you find a good alliance partner?" It is actually fairly easy. You can find potential alliances by taking some time to research potential partners. Remember that you should start by focusing more on finding... Read More

Keeping a Partnership ALIVE and THRIVING

What are the best methods for keeping a good business relationship?Once you have a business relationship in place, you need to work on that relationship to keep it intact. As a matter of fact, people nurture their business relationships more than they do their families! The first and most obvious... Read More

Become The Squeaky Wheel and Watch Your Business Skyrocket!

Providing high quality customer service is a must for any business to survive.Following up on all contacts and leads is also crucial in order to increase your sales and client base.If I had a nickel for every time I have had to remind a new client about the importance of... Read More

How to Create an Employee Manual

Large corporations use employee manuals to both educate employees about policies and protect themselves legally. Whether or not you need an employee manual is your decision, though it can be a great tool for keeping your policies consistent.Make sure you have your employee manual reviewed by a lawyer to make... Read More

Leveraging Business Relationships for more Profits

When should you leverage the relationship?Leveraging sometimes brings a negative connotation to the mix. It does not have to be that way. Leveraging with alliances can work into a win-win situation were both parties become more profitable and they form more solid business relationships. Leveraging should be taken seriously and... Read More

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Top Ten Tips for Leveraging Conferences for Big SUCCESS!

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How Small Business And Nonprofits Can Afford Multimedia For The Web

Multimedia is everywhere on the Internet, whether in the form... Read More

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As a solo entrepreneur or small business owner, one of... Read More

Entrepreneurs Ask: What Can a Virtual Assistant Do For Me?

Great question!Freeing your time is an indisputably key element in... Read More

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Collaborative Negotiating: A Win-Win Strategy

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Increase Sales in Your Home Business With These 10 Simple Ideas

Every home business has the same problem of how to... Read More

Wichita Kansas is a Great Place to Run a Business

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The Step Zero Effect

The key to organizational focus and helping those who need... Read More

The PR Commitment to Small Business

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Mobile Detailing Expansion Considerations

Expanding your business requires you to take a good hard... Read More

How to be Annoyed and Make Money

When do annoyances in a relationship become too much to... Read More

Power Tools for Business

How do we keep track of our business deals?If you... Read More

There Are No Dumb Business Questions, Not!

Q: I'm curious. What is the dumbest business question you've... Read More

11 Things Small Business Owners Can Learn From Punxsutawney Phil

1. Look Over Your Shoulder ? Of course, Punxsutawney Phil... Read More

432 Page Franchise Report by the FTC

The Federal Trade Commission is upgrading the franchise law and... Read More

Small Business Credit Card Advantages

Obtaining a business credit card enables the small business owner... Read More

Business Relationships Defined

What makes a business relationship?What really makes a business relationship?... Read More

The End -- Fireworks or Fizzle?

Seems as though there are a lot of business closings... Read More

Big Successes Never Happen Overnight

Treat your business as a serious, full-time business and be... Read More

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