Category Archives: Business

Small Business Minute #45- Branding vs Reputation

  There’s a lot of time and energy wasted by small businesses on the whole concept of brand building So much of this noise can be traced back to the explosion of Social Media and if the truth be told, … Continue reading

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Small Business Minute #44- Want More Sales? Follow Up!

One of the simplest ways to increase your sales closing ratio is by simply following up with your prospects in a timely manner. All too often I encounter entrepreneurs who lament at how difficult business is or that they just … Continue reading

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Small Business Minute #43- Wisdom Of The Ages

Successful people are always on the lookout for ways to improve themselves and their businesses. Unfortunately, with the advent of Social Media, there are now an overwhelming number of so called experts promoting the latest and greatest way to take … Continue reading

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Small Business Minute #42- Successful People Do The Hard Stuff!

No one likes doing hard stuff. It’s far easier and requires far less motivation to do the things we like. Great concert pianists produce wonderful music in what appears to be an effortless manner. Top ranked Olympians appear to have … Continue reading

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Small Business Minute #41 – Why Be An Entrepreneur?

Why would anyone want to be an entrepreneur? Why would you want to have to constantly worry about getting business, hiring employees, making payroll, covering rent, dealing with grumpy customers, finding customers, firing customers, firing people, sending out invoices, collecting … Continue reading

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Small Business Minute #40- If Not Now, When?

Sitting down with a cup coffee, you look at your financials and you realize your annual projections are not unfolding quite like you planned. Revenue is down, expenses are up and profitability is just a flicker on your Profit and … Continue reading

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