Starting a small business takes a plan, a process, tools, ingredients and lots of patience. You try new things, test your results, and refine your methods based on what you find. If everything falls into place, your business Read More
In CNBC’s The Profit, Marcus Lemonis invests his time and money to turn around struggling businesses. The reasons for each business’ lack of success cover a range of bad business practices. However, the show’s second season (particularly episodes in the second half) pointed to bad inventory practic Read More

4 Pitfalls of Taking Your Business Abroad

4 Pitfalls of Taking Your Business Abroad Avatar Posted by inventoryninja under Management
From http://www.business2community.com 2 days ago
Made Hot by: lucasbryan on December 16, 2014 8:47 pm
The U.S. is a highly competitive market–when companies of any size get to a point where they find it harder to increase their market shares, the natural tendency is to begin looking at other English-speaking markets. With the misconception that these markets are easily transferrable, many companies Read More

Keys to Monitoring Your Social Media

Keys to Monitoring Your Social Media Avatar Posted by SeanGallahar under Social Media
From http://www.i7marketing.com 10 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on December 10, 2014 9:13 am
There is no substitute in price for a peace of mind when you know the tools you paid for are doing the work they are designed to do for you so you can have an extra hour of sleep at night, an extra time to make some calls, or extra time with the family. Read More

Preparing to Sell Products Online: Steps in the Process

Preparing to Sell Products Online: Steps in the Process Avatar Posted by Jed under Online Marketing
From http://smallbiztrends.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on December 16, 2014 10:41 am
Thinking about selling products online in your business? If you’ve never sold online before, you have some things to consider and some decisions to make. In this article we’re going to cover selecting the right eCommerce solution, setting up a merchant account and other key points, courtesy of Veri Read More

After the Storm: The Importance of Accurate Asset Records

After the Storm: The Importance of Accurate Asset Records Avatar Posted by inventoryninja under Strategy
From http://www.waspbarcode.com 16 days ago
Made Hot by: bizsugarstan on December 3, 2014 10:24 am
Recovery has been long and arduous; however, organizations with disaster recovery plans have had a significant head start. Advance preparation has allowed those businesses to get back on their feet quickly—filing insurance claims and beginning the replacement of lost assets. Read More
In this day and age, it is no longer enough to organize an event and expect people to find you. If you want to draw the crowds, you have to reach out to them first. It’s about marketing in a smart way. Read More

Why You Should Stop Seeking the Perfect Work/Life Balance

Why You Should Stop Seeking the Perfect Work/Life Balance Avatar Posted by smpayton under Self-Development
From http://blog.corpnet.com 27 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on November 28, 2014 2:44 am
Stressing out about achieving work/life balance misses the point. Here's why "good enough" should be your goal. Read More

Holiday Terminations: It’s Not “Just Business.”

Holiday Terminations: It’s Not “Just Business.” Avatar Posted by cbrendlinger under Management
From http://www.awakeat2oclock.com 10 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on December 11, 2014 12:15 pm
If the termination of an employee is because they didn’t respond to progressive discipline or a performance improvement plan, then there is no obligation on the part of the employer to continue to carry the employee in the “spirit of the season.” Read More

How to handle failure like a boss

How to handle failure like a boss Avatar Posted by jessicaz under Strategy
From http://blog.taskworld.com 24 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on December 2, 2014 4:11 am
Fall down seven times. Stand up eight.
Sometimes you can't avoid failure.
Here's how to bask in it and come out shining.
What was your biggest career failure? Read More

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