Jennifer Lawler

12 Recent Stories

Put Your Customers to Work for You
Finding Customers

Put Your Customers to Work for You

Client referral incentives can be a valuable and inexpensive way to build a business.
The Real Cost of Workplace Conflict
Managing Employees

The Real Cost of Workplace Conflict

We reveal how much office drama cuts into your bottom line.
The Next Mission: Autonomy
Success Stories

The Next Mission: Autonomy

Some veterans are discovering that the rigid life of the military can be the ideal preparation for the freedom of entrepreneurship.
Cash Flow & Money Management

From Debit to Credit

Turn the tables on business costs and look for creative ways to eke out a little revenue.
Tax Center

Three Last-Minute Tax Deductions

Don't forget these new tax changes when you prepare your 2009 returns.
Cash Flow & Money Management

The Logic of Thirds

How tapping into third-party logistics companies can help save you money
Customer Service

Rewarding the Repeaters

Loyalty programs can keep your best customers coming back for more.
Cash Flow & Money Management

Rev Up Your Own Stimulus Plan

Entrepreneurs are acting now to prepare for the economic upswing.
Sales Techniques

Do the Math on Discounts

What small-business owners should know before slashing prices.
Personal Finance

Who's Got Your Back?

Showdown: Money manager Jim Cramer vs. financial advisor Suze Orman.
Test Your Structural Integrity
Choosing a Business Structure

Test Your Structural Integrity

Why your business structure could be eating away at your company's bottom line
Financing

Are You Loan Worthy?

Just because the economy has dried up some sources of funding doesn't mean there aren't alternatives.