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O.biz: Great Deals for Small Business Owners

July 30, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
O.biz: Great Deals for Small Business Owners

In this tight economy, keeping costs down is important for your business to survive. From sourcing the products you sell to ensuring that shipping and fulfillment costs are kept to a minimum — all without sacrificing quality – you constantly need to find ways where and how you can reduce your costs and save. Learn about a new site where small business owners can get plenty of deals and savings.

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Motivating With More Than Money

July 13, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Motivating With More Than Money

If you have employees, remember this old adage – people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. Do you know the first names of each of your team member’s spouse partner or significant other? How about their children’s names? Now what about their pet’s name’s? These are the things that are critical to the success of any team regardless of the level or industry.

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Do You Ask for What You Want?

June 29, 2010 | By | Reply More
Do You Ask for What You Want?

What is it that allows one person to ask and ask and ask for what he wants, while others stop themselves before even popping the very first question? Learn the simple secret at the heart of this session.

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The Doorbell is Dead: Managing Information Explosion

June 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
The Doorbell is Dead: Managing Information Explosion

There’s a reason we call this the information age, and it’s not because we’re all so much smarter. It’s because we all have access to so much information, at our fingertips, all the time. Learn how you can cope with too much information.

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Bursting at the Seams: When Your Home Business has Outgrown Your Home Office

May 10, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Bursting at the Seams: When Your Home Business has Outgrown Your Home Office

The good news: your business has grown by leaps and bounds. The bad news: your business has taken over your house and your house feels like it’s bursting at the seams! If your home business has outgrown your home office, here are options to consider if you need additional space.

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How Prepared Are You to Run a Business?

March 10, 2010 | By | Reply More
How Prepared Are You to Run a Business?

Are you prepared to run a business? This is the question that Linda J. Lord’s new book “The Pitch: Business Lessons Learned on the Soccer Field” explores. Your level of preparedness – mentally, intellectually and emotionally — can spell the difference between the success and failure of your business.

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Shifting from PC to Mac: 5 Tips for Small Business Owners

February 12, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Shifting from PC to Mac: 5 Tips for Small Business Owners

I have always been fascinated with Apple’s Mac computers, and the passion towards the brand of its users. But I’ve always been a PC user, and I’m the type who finds it hard to shift away from something I know. So I bought a top-of-the-line iMac computer with 27-inch screen intent on understanding what’s the […]

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How to Manage Your Time Efficiently

February 5, 2010 | By | 9 Replies More
How to Manage Your Time Efficiently

Life for a business owner is hectic. You’ve only got 24 hours, yet you’ve got a thousand and one things to do. The only way you can be productive and get things done is to be efficient with the way you manage time. Here are strategies to manage your time:

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Are You Updating Your Service Contracts?

January 28, 2010 | By | Reply More
Are You Updating Your Service Contracts?

If you are running a business, contracts are an essential tool to understand the duties involved from each party. Contracts are needed to level expectations, state the deliverables, and specify each of the parties’ responsibilities. It is also a means to control your costs as the business owner. But whether you are using contracts for your service business, for your suppliers or advertisers, the key question remains: Do you update your contracts?

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Prepare Your Mind for New Challenges Ahead

December 29, 2009 | By | Reply More
Prepare Your Mind for New Challenges Ahead
This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series Home Business End of the Year Review

This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series Home Business End of the Year ReviewPrepare your mind for new challenges ahead. You have already taken stock of where you are. You have thought about where you want to go. The next step is to ensure that you are in the right mindset for […]

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