Friday 5 for the Week of May 23rd, 2016

Best of Mentoring: Dave Crenshaw on Switching Costs With: Fran Tarkenton and Dave Crenshaw In this session, Dave talks about how much switching from one task to another costs small businesses in time and productivity. Switching costs can take… Watch session Becoming a Peak Performer By: Fran Tarkenton I recently had the pleasure of speaking […]

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Midweek Reading: Capital and Crowdsourcing

Head of the US Small Business Administration Maria Contreras-Sweet talked in an interview about the importance of improving entrepreneurs’ access to capital. People have turned to the crowds for help raising money, and now small businesses are going to the crowds for help making business decisions, using crowdsourcing to replace the focus group. The new […]

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10 Steps to Accountability

Early in my career, my boss gave me what he called “The 10 Commandments” to personal and team success. It was a laminated, front-and-back, wallet-size card with 10 statements on each side. One side was titled “10 Steps to Accountability” and the other side was “10 Steps to Right Person, Right Place, and Right Time.” […]

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Becoming a Peak Performer

I recently had the pleasure of speaking at an event for our newest partner, EO Atlanta, one of the largest chapters of the global Entrepreneur’s Organization. I was interviewed by Thor Conklin. Thor is the host of the Peak Performers Podcast, whose goal is to present “the tools, strategies and psychology to not only break […]

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5 Tips for Working with Lenders

Obtaining a loan is a challenge that many entrepreneurs face during the first years of running their business. Whether you need money to fund a new project or to expand on an existing one, here are 5 tips for working with lenders that can help you seal the deal on that loan to put your […]

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Prepare Your Team to Win

A good coach knows that a winning team is made in the offseason. Like a coach, you have to prepare your team—and your business—for success. That’s where Employee Solutions from ADP come in. Learn how ADP can help your business with employment law compliance, hiring, employee retention, management, and much more with a comprehensive set […]

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