Friday 5 for June 30th, 2017

Living in a Land of Opportunity By Fran Tarkenton I recently spent two weeks on a beautiful trip to Europe, but I came back home to America with a greater appreciation for our country and the unprecedented opportunities… 6 minute read Manage Customer Expectations By Shep Hyken If you promise something to your customers, you […]

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Know Your Role as the Owner

As an entrepreneur starting a new business, you often have to wear the hat of cook, dishwasher, accountant, and general manager. However, one of the biggest mistakes a young owner will make is not quickly clarifying their role within the organization. Far too often, new entrepreneurs will try to control every aspect of a new […]

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5 Manager-isms All Good Bosses Should Avoid

Business management is plagued with stereotypes. Managers are portrayed or seen as incompetent, aloof, or out of touch with the office. Just look at Lumbergh from Office Space, or the Pointy-Haired Boss in Dilbert. Now, for the most part, these are just caricatures of the worst traits in managers and bosses, but there is a […]

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Living in a Land of Opportunity

I recently spent two weeks in Europe. It was a beautiful trip. We stayed in beautiful places, ate incredible food, met with some great friends of ours, and had a wonderful time. But above all, I came back home to America with a greater appreciation for our country and the unprecedented opportunities we have here. […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Drip Marketing

Question: How can I keep my customers engaged during a 1-2 year sales cycle? Certainly, one of the greatest challenges in sales is keeping the potential customer engaged with your company throughout the sales cycle. If you don’t keep your company and its product/service on the forefront of the consumer’s mind throughout the sales cycle, […]

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Get Your Invoices Right

A mistake on your invoices can create major headaches—delayed payments that hurt your cash flow, an unprofessional image that damages your brand, and more. So getting this step right is very important for your business—you’ve presumably done a great job on the project you were hired for, so now is the time to close this […]

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Manage Customer Expectations

If you promise something to your customers, you better deliver! When you over promise and under deliver, it’s a big letdown for your customer. Don’t sell a half truth. If you get caught, it isn’t a half truth—it’s a lie. And that’s obviously a big problem. Now many business owners don’t intentionally mislead customers, but […]

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Green Heart Construction: 3 Tips for Business Owners

In the last video of our series with Green Heart Construction, co-owner Pat Sullivan talks about the things he’s learned from his time as a business owner and discusses the advice he’d give to other would-be entrepreneurs. “Probably the biggest thing is when you do make mistakes, learn from them,” he says. You’re going to […]

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Friday 5 for June 23rd, 2017

How to Get a Business Line of Credit Online By: Constantina Kokenes Unfortunately, banks still approve fewer applications for small business loans than they did before the crash of 2008, making it increasingly difficult to turn to banks for… 6 minute read GSB TV: The 5 Pages You Need on Your Business Website With: Ed […]

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