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Are you assertive enough to be an entrepreneur? #business #management

The most successful leaders tend to find a good balance between being too assertive (and possibly aggressive) and being too nice.  Assertiveness forms the ability to  act in your own self  interest in the assignment of “No .” Assertiveness can

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5 Finance Tips For Entrepreneurs To Be Successful

“The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.” Andrew Carnegie I’ll never forget the day I read of Wal-Mart surpassing the perennial giant Sears and Kmart. Having recently opened my

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7 Powerful Habits to Win at Office Politics #entrepreneur #smallbiz

Published by Jim Woods, President of InnoThink Group Consulting Let’s be honest. Office politics exist. The surest way to succeed is to learn to play them. I frequently hear friends and clients lament, “Why can’t we all just get along?”

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What Competitive Sports Taught Me About Running a #Business #smb

Published in Entrepreneur Magazine If you’re a CEO or manager who aims to win, make the following characteristics of a standout athlete part of your game plan. Team player Few people reach the top alone. Competitive athletes understand the value of

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How To Cut Costs and Improve Cash Flow

In Go Broke, Die Rich: Turning Around the Troubled Small Business William Manchee makes a valid statement,  “Many small businesses are doomed from day one, not from competition or the economy, but from the ignorance of their owners . .

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Donald Trump Dispenses 24 Great Business Tips For Entrepreneurs

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3 Reasons You Should Frame Your Mission Around Service

Small business owners have to contend with myriad challenges nearly all simultaneously. Business today isn’t for the faint of heart. One of the ways to create competitive advantage is to establish a culture of service. This benefits your organization directly

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The Steve Jobs #HR and #leadership Video You Must See

This video should bring tears in your eyes when you consider the latent talent of those of whom you terminated, listed as aberrant, or whom you refused to hire because they didn’t fit in. Every notable person in this video

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How To Work With Startups and Get Everyone To Listen

Obviously, no sane entrepreneur wants to fail in business. Most do for reasons not obvious to themselves. In the desire to be a leader they take on opportunities they are actually ill equipped to handle. Businesses will go bankrupt There

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Best Awesome Tips Ever For Entrepreneurs To Attract And Retain Top Talent

Forbes So what can startups do to attract and retain top talent? Build An Exciting Company That Does Something Big Attracting top talent starts with building a business that people want to be part of, says Robert Hatta, talent partner

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