I am a Champion – What about You?

November 30, 2010 7:18 pm0 comments

Thanks to our member, John Jennings, for sharing this clip.

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Why Businesses Fail

6:00 am0 comments

According to Dun and Bradstreet, the single, most important reason for the failure of businesses in America is lack of sales. Our research shows that 95% of businesses struggle when it comes to attracting customers. So your company’s job is to create and keep a customer, and your job is […]

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November 17, 2010 6:14 am0 comments

Why are so many new ideas a tough sell? Isn’t it true, as the old saying goes, that if you invent a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door? No, that’s baloney! In fact, it’s never been less true. For a variety of reasons. For starters, […]

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Making Sales in Tough Times by Tom Hopkins

November 10, 2010 5:21 am0 comments

The best way to sum up a strategy for succeeding in uncertain economic times is a very old saying, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” When business as a whole slows down, it’s nothing more than a slump. Many businesspeople say there’s little they can do to […]

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Selling in a Recession

November 5, 2010 5:01 am0 comments

OK, so you’re NOT stupid, and maybe some of it IS the economy. But we all know other professionals, business owners or sales professionals who use “The Economy” as an excuse not to be as profitable as they could be. Who knows, maybe even you’ve used this excuse. So how […]

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How to Help Your Employees Live Their Potential

October 6, 2010 6:30 am0 comments

How to Help Your Employees Live Their Potential | by Rieva Lesonsky You don’t have to run a big corporation to offer big perks benefiting your team–and ultimately, your business. As the economy slowly recovers, employees are eagerly seeking greener pastures. For the first time since 2008, in the second […]

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Interpersonal Skills for Introverts

July 27, 2010 12:54 pm0 comments

I can’t think of too many professions where you can succeed without some sort of interpersonal skills.  But, as I’m sure you’re aware, interpersonal skills don’t come naturally to some people.  There are people out there—perfectly kind, warm-hearted people—who like to keep to themselves.  Unfortunately, though, people in the workplace […]

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Small Biz Stats & Trends

July 14, 2010 5:00 am0 comments

Original Story The small business marketplace changes rapidly. The information included on this page represents the most current information. When discussing a “small business,” this site uses the definitions provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy. Read their FAQ sheet. Small Business Impact on the Economy The […]

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