Traits of a Successful Sales Team

Your sales team is so critical for growing your business—without a customer, you don’t have a business! There are certain personality traits and characteristics that you can look for as you add new people to your sales team—or that you can inculcate in your existing team members to help your business grow. The ADP blog […]

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Small Biz Stories: Coming Up with the Idea

Coming up with the idea for Ascend Aerials began with a love for technology. Louie Northern’s work as an urban designer gave him a lot of exposure to the world of video editing and multimedia presentations, and when he first encountered UAS technology he was immediately smitten with the possibilities. While at first he was […]

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Friday 5 for November 10th, 2017

Is Your Workplace Derailing Your Productivity and Health? By ADP Your workspace affects your employee productivity—and their health. And while there may be some aspects of your workspace that is negatively impacting your team, many problems… Read article A Process for Learning from Failure By Will Adams I recently lined up someone who I thought […]

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Phrasing Matters

Have you ever noticed the subtle differences between how employees ask you questions at different businesses? Servers at one restaurant versus another, for example? The differences can be subtle, but those differences matter! The words you say can be the difference between a satisfactory and an amazing customer experience. Think about the words and phrases […]

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A Process for Learning from Failure

For the past year and a half, my brother and I have been working on a SaaS startup company. As part of that process, like for pretty much any business owner, we have to go in and make presentations to prospects. I recently lined up someone who I thought was a tremendous prospect. I went […]

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Long Term Focus for Small Business

As a small business owner, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of an average day. Especially when work piles up in and around the office, entrepreneurs don’t always take the time to consider the long term impact of what they’re doing. Here are a few things to keep in mind that will […]

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Is Your Workplace Derailing Your Productivity and Health?

Your workspace affects your employee productivity—and their health. And while there may be some aspects of your workspace that is negatively impacting your team, many problems are relatively easy and cheap to solve. Looking at Leigh Stringer’s book The Healthy Workplace: How to Improve the Well-Being of Your Employees—and Boost Your Company’s Bottom Line, we’ve […]

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Consultant’s Corner: LP vs. LLP

Q. Is an LP the same as an LLP? If not, what are the advantages and disadvantages of each entity? LP stands for Limited Partnership, while LLP stands for Limited Liability Partnership. The two structures are very different from purpose, governance, and legal liability perspectives: Limited Partnership (LP) LPs are commonly used for long-term real […]

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