Friday 5 for the Week of February 8th, 2016

Business Mentoring: Avoid “Switching Costs” With: Dave Crenshaw and Fran Tarkenton Switching from one task to another costs small business owners significant amounts of time—as much as an entire workweek every month! Move from chaos to focus to get… Watch session 179 Reasons Business Owners Need This Tax Deduction By: Ted Jenkin In the flurry […]

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Midweek Reading: The Patent King and the Super Bowl

Thomas Edison is the man most famous for his incredible number of patents. But Artur Fischer, a German inventor who died earlier this year, had even more—more than 1,100, all based on obstacles and problems he encountered in his own life. The Super Bowl is also the biggest advertising day of the year. This year’s […]

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The Reasonable Person Principle

In any group of people, whether it is family members, close friends, or business colleagues, misunderstandings and disagreements are sure to occur. Handling these situations can be very delicate, balancing so many people in such tight quarters. A good solution that contributes toward an open corporate culture is the Reasonable Person Principle. What is the […]

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How Asking Questions Leads to Success

I have often said that I have never had an original idea. I can’t speak for anyone else, but in my life everything I’ve learned has come from what I see, what I hear, and what I read. But above all, I like to learn from watching and listening, so I make a point of […]

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8 Tips for Startup Success

If you’re anything like most entrepreneurs, you love the idea of the startup. It’s always an exciting time to be in the startup phase of a new business. However, this can also be a very volatile time, as it really matters how you make use of your resources. Here are a few tips for startup […]

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179 Reasons Business Owners Need This Tax Deduction

In the flurry of tax changes that happened for 2016, one of the most overlooked deductions by small business owners is the Section 179 tax deduction. This deduction was set up to allow business owners to deduct many different types of equipment used for their business. In fact, there were certain loopholes within this tax […]

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Consultant’s Corner: How Much Does It Cost to Replace an Employee?

Q. How do I calculate the cost of replacing an employee? Employee turnover is the attrition of employees through voluntary or involuntary terminations. Employee turnover results in costs (internal and outside services) to the employer, including those for employee separation/departure, lost productivity, recruiting and hiring replacement employees, orientation and training of new employees, etc. While […]

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