Friday 5 for February 15th, 2019

Cultural Fit or Cultural Add? By ADP When you’re looking to hire new people for your team, you’ll likely hear a lot of advice about hiring for “cultural fit,” finding people who are a good match for the existing team. But one risk… Read article Figure Out Why Your Customers Come to You By Shep […]

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Failure is Not Final

To learn from failure, you must own your failures. When you make a decision, you need to acknowledge that things can go wrong and take responsibility when they do. Owning failure means you examine it, rethink it, and figure out how to improve. Our parents tell us things like “Learn from your mistakes.” Most of […]

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4 Reasons Corporations Are Attractive to Investors

Every new, and established alike, business needs some investors to get their venture off the ground. Without the initial funding, there would be a lot of startups that would never even get to see their first year in business. A small business will need money all throughout its lifetime to stay afloat, but it’s the first batch of […]

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Cultural Fit or Cultural Add?

When you’re looking to hire new people for your team, you’ll likely hear a lot of advice about hiring for “cultural fit,” finding people who are a good match for the existing team. But one risk the “cultural fit” strategy runs is producing a team of people who are too similar. Sometimes, what you need […]

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Figure Out Why Your Customers Come to You

Do you know why your customers choose to do business with you? People have all kinds of different reasons for making the decisions they make, including which companies to buy from. For some customers, it all comes down to price. But as a business owner, that isn’t the most reliable reason, because those customers are […]

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Consultant’s Corner: How Much Should You Budget for Marketing?

Q: How much should I budget for my marketing costs? General Marketing Expense Ratios For established businesses, the general guideline for a marketing budget is a percentage of sales. However, for a startup business with no sales history, the considerations are: What marketing methods are identified in a business plan? What marketing methods will be […]

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Friday 5 for February 8th, 2019

Earning Your Customers’ Trust By Shep Hyken Trust is the foundation for great relationships. So how much do your customers really trust you? To build that trust, you need to deliver a predictable, consistent experience, every time. When… Watch video Keep Up with the Latest Workforce Trends By ADP Everything in life is constantly evolving […]

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Start Your Business with Value

When you start a business, the first thing you have to have is a product or service that solves problems for people. You have to have something that people actually want, that they can use. Once you have that, you have to provide people with great value. Many businesses that find themselves leading the way […]

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How To Form a Non-Profit Business

If you’re looking to form a non-profit corporation, there are several important steps for you to follow. Incorporating a non-profit corporation is often similar to a for-profit corporation, but there are some differences to be aware of. Here are some general guidelines for incorporating a non-profit. Pre-Incorporation Matters Prior to incorporation, you should have a […]

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