Don’t Lie to Yourself, Give a Great Presentation!

Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar. You’ve just been asked to speak in front of an audience about a particular subject. You’ve agreed, and the date has been set. But as you begin to prepare for the big day, self-doubt begins to set in. Suddenly, you can’t get out of your own head. My […]

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Tracking Time for Remote Employees

As technology makes it easier and easier for employees to complete their work remotely, more business owners are allowing their team members to take advantage of these opportunities. But with those opportunities comes the need for business owners to make sure they are able to manage those remote employees. Maintaining employee productivity has to start […]

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Do You Ask Your Employees This One Question?

I’m a big believer in the “One Thing Question.” Ask your customers just this one question: “What’s one thing you can think of that would make doing business with us better?” The secret is, you can also use a variation on that question with your employees to make your company an even better place to […]

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Friday 5 for February 2nd, 2018

7 Consultative Techniques to Close More Sales By Will Adams In consultative sales, sellers need to understand the person sitting across from them. And to truly understand someone, their issues and goals, you have to ask questions and listen… 6 minute read How Will “Facebook Zero” Impact Your Business? By Harry Kierbow Just in case […]

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Recommended Reading: Don’t Say “Super Bowl!”

There are so many new articles, books, profiles, and the like written each week that it’s impossible to keep up! But with our recommended reading, you can track some of the most important and most interesting news and ideas for small business owners today. Books: Many of the world’s most successful groups have been characterized […]

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How Will “Facebook Zero” Impact Your Business?

Another Algorithm Update? Just in case you haven’t been checking your feed (what are you… on Twitter or something?), Facebook released their latest algorithm update a couple of weeks ago. Check out Mark Zuckerberg’s post about the update. But what does it all mean? Like many Facebook announcements, this one is extremely vague and lacks real substance […]

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7 Consultative Techniques to Close More Sales

Consultative sales: we often talk about it, but what exactly does it mean? And more importantly, how does one go about doing it? A simple way to describe this sales method is this: It’s the process in which a salesperson discovers a customer’s needs first, then presents them with relevant solutions. Now, while that might […]

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All the World’s a Stage

Have you ever considered the way that business is like show biz? If you run a retail store, the retail floor is the stage, and your employees are the actors. But it’s not about following a strict script; it’s more like improv, where your team has to engage with customers and respond appropriately. The best […]

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Restaurant Safety Tips

Did you know that food industry workers have a dramatically higher chance of injury compared to workers in other industries? If you own a restaurant, safety should be a high priority! Some of the most common injuries include chemical exposure, burns, cuts, and more. Learn more of the injury risks in the food industry, and […]

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Friday 5 for January 26th, 2018

5 Tips to Stay Competitive in 2018 By Shep Hyken No matter what your business is, what industry you’re in, things are changing. Technology is constantly changing how we do things, and what our customers expect. So you have to keep up… Watch video What We Can Learn from the Greatest Generation By Will Adams […]

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