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How Cognitive Bias Can Impact Business Decisions

Business leaders who have great track records of successful initiatives are frequently called visionaries. Their ideas are often the results of strongly held beliefs and thought processes that form the leaders’ cognitive perception of the world, markets and business opportunities. But as we all know, not every business decision meets with success. At the same […]

Five Ways to Improve Liquidity Ratios

One thing that many businesses look for in their efforts to grow and succeed is an improvement in liquidity ratios. What is business liquidity and how can you improve it?   What Is Liquidity? Liquidity refers to your business’ ability to access enough cash to pay off any immediate or short-term — within a year […]

Business Contracts & Agreements for Small Businesses

No business can function without dealing with contracts, but what exactly do you need to know about small business contracts? You might be wondering which contracts and legal documents you’ll need to start your business, as well as the kind of contracts you might have to deal with on a regular basis. What are the […]

How to Protect Intellectual Property

A great deal of talk today is about intellectual property rights and the importance of intellectual property. What is intellectual property, and how do you get intellectual property protection?   What Is Intellectual Property? Every great business starts with a great idea. However, if every time you tried to build a company based on your […]

Cash Flow Management Tips for Small Businesses

Anyone who manages a business understands that cash flow is important. But to fully appreciate the importance of cash flow and how to deal with cash flow problems, it’s important to understand what specifically we mean by cash flow when it comes to business. Once we have a clear cash flow definition, we can think […]

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The Most Important Business Question

As Entrepreneurs, Professionals and Business owners our days are spent wrestling with the urgent. Solving problems, answering questions and fighting back worry consumes our lives and “If only” becomes our focus. If only I had more resources, better people, more clients or a unique competitive edge I would finally be able to rest. Justifying the […]

The biggest threat to Small Business? It’s not what you think.

In a world where nothing seems to stay in focus for long its hard to have clear, unshakable beliefs about the marketplace and your position in it. Competition changes, marketing evolves, and as small business owners, we always feel the presence of consolidators and big business competitors breathing down our neck. Every morning we must […]

PR Equals Free Publicity

There are three key areas of public relations you can use to boost your advertising results ten-fold over your paid advertising. 3 Public Relations Topics The key to public relations lie in: Public relation or publicity Merchandising Promotions Public Relations Plans With a solid plan in place that encompasses all these areas, you’ll have a […]

How Well Do You Know Your Vendors?

The Importance of Building Relationships with Vendors It’s extremely important to build relationships with your vendors and those around you who can bring in new customers/clients and increase awareness of your company’s branding. The people you work directly with on your products and services are really the ones with the most to gain when you […]

Telemarketing is NOT the Anti-Christ

Today you’ll learn how to use direct mail marketing and, yes, telemarketing to your full advantage. I know, the word “telemarketing” might as well be four letters, but there is a way to help customers feel like they are getting personal attention and keep them from blocking your number! With the success that direct mail […]