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1 Easy Way to Fill Entry-Level Positions with Great Employees

Do you find yourself in the position of constantly hiring for entry-level positions, and feeling frustrated by the poor quality of the applicants? Many small business owners struggle to fill entry-level positions with great employees. Competition for labor often leaves … Read more

Your Employees will LOVE You for This

How would you describe your dream employee? Maybe with descriptions like the following: “Great attitude” “Dependable” “Self-motivated” “Wants our business to be successful” “Looks for ways to help instead of waiting on me to tell them what to do” “Someone … Read more

The Slow Kiss of Death for a Small Business

It’s the same problem, and I hear it over and over from small business owners. Quite honestly, I’m very worried for those of you struggling with this. Here’s the problem: It seems so hard to find good-quality people to hire … Read more

To Blog or Not To Blog: How to Decide if Blogging is for You

It seems like everyone and their brother has a blog these days. Most small business owners are encouraged to blog as a way to get exposure and share their expertise. The age of information marketing certainly has its pros – … Read more

The Secret to Business Growth is in the Implementation

Millions of small business owners around the world wake up every day trying to improve their businesses. They start looking for solutions and entrepreneurial growth strategies to make it better. Very often they look around and seek out courses, seminars, … Read more

GAME-Changers for Your Small Business in 2015

2015 is approaching rapidly! Every year, I use the last month to do strategic planning in preparation for the following year. Year-end is a great time to reflect on the year’s WINS and losses, along with all there is to … Read more

3 Steps to KEEPING Your Best Employees

Congratulations! You have found and hired an A-Player employee. This employee is exceeding your expectations in lots of different ways. It feels too good to be true! You may already be hearing a nagging voice in your head, asking, “Just … Read more

Drive Innovation with this Powerful Question

If you’re like most business owners, you want your company to stand out from the crowd, to be innovative, and to have a clear market position. You probably spend a lot of time thinking about these things, and come up … Read more

8 Signs You Should Walk Away From a Sale

There are lots of books, courses and trainers in the business world who can teach you how to sell. We all know that sales are the life blood of our business. Without sales, you have no income and no business. … Read more

Lead Generation Through Word of Mouth

If you’re in business, then you know about the importance of lead generation through customer recommendations, also known as the word of mouth effect. The cost of acquiring a referred new customer is much lower than the cost of acquiring … Read more

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