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4 Ways for Any Business Pro to Close the Deal
Customer Service

4 Ways for Any Business Pro to Close the Deal

While you might be able to bring the deal to the table, the deal is not done until all the I's are dotted and T's are crossed.
Deborah Mitchell
How to Survive Losing Your Star Employee or Partner
Leadership

How to Survive Losing Your Star Employee or Partner

There are ways to survive -- no matter how devastating a blow the departure might seem at the time.
Jayson DeMers
7 Tips for Reducing Your Shipping Costs
Shipping Center

7 Tips for Reducing Your Shipping Costs

The simple task of sending and receiving goods can be one of the most expensive and often overlooked aspects of a business.
Peter Gasca
5 Ways to Overcome Entrepreneurship Burnout
Burnout

5 Ways to Overcome Entrepreneurship Burnout

After months or years of constant effort, it's only natural that you'd start feeling exhausted or frustrated with your business.
Jayson DeMers
Use the Metrics That Really Matter in Your Business
Metrics

Use the Metrics That Really Matter in Your Business

Numbers are vitally important to knowing how well you're doing, but only if they're pertinent to your goals.
Michael Cooper
4 Tips for Mentally Preparing for Overwhelming Challenges
Challenges

4 Tips for Mentally Preparing for Overwhelming Challenges

While it is impossible to know how you might react to a situation that threatens your business, tap these strategies so you're not caught with a "stupid face."
Peter Gasca
Sneaky Recurring Contracts: 10 Common Ways Your Business Is Getting Overcharged
Money Management

Sneaky Recurring Contracts: 10 Common Ways Your Business Is Getting Overcharged

You may think company costs are under control, but there are hidden expenses right under your nose.
Dan Schneider
A Simple Guide to Understanding Your Profit and Loss Statement
Cash Flow Center

A Simple Guide to Understanding Your Profit and Loss Statement

Analyzing this helpful tool is essential to being able to run your business successfully.
Doug and Polly White
A Simple Solution to Taking Things Personally and Overreacting
Problem Solving

A Simple Solution to Taking Things Personally and Overreacting

When you are facing an issue, just ask yourself a simple question before taking any action.
Stephen Key
Think Hillary's Bad? Here Are 5 'Ethical' Mistakes Business Owners Regularly Make.
Ethics

Think Hillary's Bad? Here Are 5 'Ethical' Mistakes Business Owners Regularly Make.

Most of us don't operate outside of the law. Sometimes, we make choices that would be considered unethical by some, yet perfectly appropriate by others.
Gene Marks
3 Rules for Doing a Headstand in Yoga That Help in Business
Lessons

3 Rules for Doing a Headstand in Yoga That Help in Business

An entrepreneur discovered she can still hold a hard pose even without relying on a wall.
Deborah Mitchell
3 Key Questions Small Business Owners Must Answer, or Risk Failure
Running a business

3 Key Questions Small Business Owners Must Answer, or Risk Failure

The three crucial documents that will help you answer them
Dawn Fotopulos
10 Types of People Who Will Help Your Business Succeed
Running a business

10 Types of People Who Will Help Your Business Succeed

You may be running the show, but having a 'lightning rod' and 'maestro' on your side is critical to your company's success.
Isaiah Hankel
3 Ways to Stay Motivated to Lead Your Business
Motivation

3 Ways to Stay Motivated to Lead Your Business

Being a business owner has its indisputable benefits, but it is a grind and you constantly need to remind yourself why you decided to become an entrepreneur.
Deborah Mitchell