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Effective Meetings by Phone - Part 2, How to Hold a Teleconference : Effective Meetings by Phone - Part 2, How to Hold a Teleconference By: Steve Kaye Even a well-planned teleconference can go poorly. Some people treat any meeting as a casual social activity instead of as a serious business project.
added on 22.01.2015. 21:00 in Business and Finance

There Are Many Solutions To A Great Tender Or Proposal : There Are Many Solutions To A Great Tender Or Proposal By: Mel Dunn One of the great mysteries of the "open" competitive tendering process is that each of us has experienced defeat. What mystifies us is that there must have been a mistake - we had the best solution.
added on 14.04.2015. 08:00 in Business and Finance

Tendering and Development - Preparation is the Key : Tendering and Development - Preparation is the Key By: Mel Dunn In the article Getting Involved in the Global Development Market (available in full in Latest News at www.globizdev.
added on 15.04.2015. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Getting Involved in the Development Industry : Getting Involved in the Development Industry By: Mel Dunn Australia is blessed with an incredible pool of talent and experience, across a broad range of industries, and it is this expertise that could provide significant and sustainable benefits into the communities where a development initiative is targeted. The challenge for many firms and individuals wishing to participate in development activities is in understanding the intricacies of the process to secure involvement.
added on 16.04.2015. 10:00 in Business and Finance

What To Look For In A Real Estate Agent : What To Look For In A Real Estate Agent By: Tom Levine Real Estate Agents play an essential, critical role in the process of buying and selling a home. You just simply cannot afford to work with an agent that does not exhibit top-scale professional values.
added on 07.07.2015. 20:00 in Business and Finance

Top 5 Methods To Manage Your Home Equity : Top 5 Methods To Manage Your Home Equity By: Tom Levine As your home appreciates in value, you gain equity. You can look at this equity, as a portion of the value of your home, which becomes an asset that is not burdened by debt.
added on 08.07.2015. 21:00 in Business and Finance

Creating Information Products For Money, Image And Success : Creating Information Products For Money, Image And Success By: Michael Port There has never been a more exciting and profitable time to create your own online product. Recent breakthroughs in the costs of software, broadband, online hosting, and teleconferencing combined with the explosion of internet sales, makes it easier than ever before for any coach to create their own products.
added on 17.09.2015. 20:00 in Business and Finance

How to Make a Joint Venture Successful : How to Make a Joint Venture Successful By: Valerie Vauhey This text is a chapter of the book "Successful Joint Ventures" soon to be released on the market. Question: What was your first successful JV, and what were the steps you took to make it successful? Hello.
added on 06.12.2015. 04:00 in Business and Finance

Two Types of Executive Summaries : Two Types of Executive Summaries By: Dave Lavinsky Companies seeking capital often ask how long the Executive Summary of their business plan should be. The answer depends upon the use of the summary, mainly determining if 1) it precedes the full business plan, or 2) it will be used as a stand-alone document.
added on 25.01.2016. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Job Search Lessons from The Super Bowl : Job Search Lessons from The Super Bowl By: Jeff Altman, CPC, MSW The Super Bowl is a game but, like sports in general, it offers useful life lessons that we can take with us ..
added on 30.03.2016. 22:00 in Business and Finance

7 Tips for Growing Your Business You Do Not Want to Ignore: Business Strategies To Easily Implement Now : 7 Tips for Growing Your Business You Do Not Want to Ignore: Business Strategies To Easily Implement Now By: Kay Graham-Gilbert Growing companies must always be ready for the next challenge. If you fail in meeting critical business challenges you will not grow.
added on 26.04.2016. 01:00 in Business and Finance

New Leadership For A New War : New Leadership For A New War By: Brent Filson The author observes that the war on terror calls for a new kind of leadership. Just as the war is "asymmetrical", it needs "asymmetrical leadership" to help win it.
added on 18.06.2016. 06:00 in Business and Finance

How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur on the Web : How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur on the Web By: Will Spencer Becoming a successful entrepreneur in the online world is no different than becoming a successful entrepreneur in the brick-and-mortar world. Both tasks require vision, determination, and hard work.
added on 21.07.2016. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Using ClickTracks : Using ClickTracks By: Philippa Gamse, CMC Part 1: Getting Started If you're just getting started with ClickTracks, you'll find it's a very versatile tool. It presents information by overlaying it on your actual Web pages.
added on 05.10.2016. 19:00 in Business and Finance

Outsourcing and Your Business : Outsourcing and Your Business By: Kate Smalley Outsourcing is an established way of doing business today, allowing companies to maximize their budgets and resources - and generate better products. Also referred to as subcontracting, outsourcing simply means acquiring a product or service rather than producing it in-house.
added on 14.01.2014. 00:00 in Business and Finance

Losing business monentum? : Losing business monentum? By: Mike Hayden CONTENTS: 1.) Are you losing momentum while others plan ahead? 2.
added on 10.02.2014. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Increase Your Sales in 5 Minutes : Increase Your Sales in 5 Minutes By: Al Hanzal Increase your sales-in five minutes. This article is the third in a series of five articles probing the five critical points influencing how you find a steady stream of customer for your business.
added on 29.05.2014. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Passwords and the Human Factor : Passwords and the Human Factor By: Terrence F. Doheny Passwords have a strange dual nature.
added on 30.07.2014. 05:00 in Business and Finance

7 Reasons Why Law Firm Diversity Initiatives Fail : 7 Reasons Why Law Firm Diversity Initiatives Fail By: Jatrine Bentsi-Enchill, J.D.
added on 11.08.2014. 17:00 in Business and Finance

4 Simple Steps to Successful Delegation : 4 Simple Steps to Successful Delegation By: Inez O. Ng Last month, my featured article was about creating a "Stop Doing" list.
added on 21.09.2014. 10:00 in Business and Finance

The Right Way To Send Your Resume : The Right Way To Send Your Resume By: Don Goodman Having a great resume is the first critical step in a successful job search. Unfortunately, most people don't know the best ways to get that resume noticed.
added on 19.10.2014. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Army Ranger Reveals How to Control Corporate Stress : Army Ranger Reveals How to Control Corporate Stress By: Dale Collie "Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one." Hans Selye - the "father of stress" and founder of the Canadian Institute of Stress.
added on 25.10.2014. 20:00 in Business and Finance

How to Get 'Triple A' Credit in 25 Days. : How to Get 'Triple A' Credit in 25 Days. By: Omar M.
added on 13.11.2014. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Better Decisions: Balancing Efficiency & Buy-In : Better Decisions: Balancing Efficiency & Buy-In By: Andrea Corney A big source of managerial churn is lack of clarity around the decision process. The biggest source of confusion is the Team Decision.
added on 10.01.2016. 01:00 in Business and Finance

Mutual Funds: What Investors Need to Know About Morningstar Mutual Fund Fiduciary Grades : Mutual Funds: What Investors Need to Know About Morningstar Mutual Fund Fiduciary Grades By: Sam Subramanian Morningstar now provides Fiduciary Grades on mutual funds. How does Morningstar determine these grades? How can mutual fund investors use these grades to better manage their portfolios? Mutual fund investors use Morningstar Rating" as a sign post of mutual fund performance.
added on 13.01.2016. 04:00 in Business and Finance

Cross Cultural Communication needs... : Cross Cultural Communication needs..
added on 12.03.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Cross Cultural Communication Consultants : Cross Cultural Communication Consultants By: Neil Payne Cross cultural communication consultants have come a long way in the short period of time such specialists have been in demand. No longer are they expatriates with a few years overseas experience and the capability to impart their knowledge onto others.
added on 03.05.2016. 18:00 in Business and Finance

The Top 10 Strategies for the Positioning of Success : The Top 10 Strategies for the Positioning of Success By: Bea Fields and Kimberly George Many businesses of today are often driven to compete striclty on price, quality, and features of their products and services. Companies who prosper over the long term don't simply offer the best deals, the best quality, or the most impressive bells and whistles.
added on 18.05.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Cross Cultural Solutions for International Business : Cross Cultural Solutions for International Business By: Neil Payne Globalisation, the expansion of intercontinental trade, technological advances and the increase in the number of companies dealing on the international stage have brought about a dramatic change in the frequency, context and means by which people from different cultural backgrounds interact. Cross cultural solutions to international business demands are increasingly being viewed as a valid and necessary method in enhancing communication and interaction in and between companies, between companies and customers and between colleagues.
added on 16.06.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

10 Critical Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Consultant : 10 Critical Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Consultant By: Jan B. King Talk to as many consultants as you can before hiring one.
added on 31.07.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Building A Stellar Business One Employee At A Time : Building A Stellar Business One Employee At A Time By: John BeatonTop businesses that continually lead their industry clearly understand a simple fact: People are their most vital assets. Every employee plays a key role in the company.
added on 25.09.2016. 19:00 in Business and Finance

When Do I Need To Hire A Business Plan Consultant : When Do I Need To Hire A Business Plan Consultant By: Howard SchwartzEvery new business owner knows that a business plan is critical - it is drilled into them by potential investors and every banking officer they meet. So why is something that is so important to the launch of a new venture so difficult to write? Good question! In this article I will try to address when you should go out and hire a business plan writer versus taking on the task yourself.
added on 18.10.2016. 18:00 in Business and Finance

Cultural Awareness - an HR perspective : Cultural Awareness - an HR perspective By: N.A.
added on 22.10.2016. 22:00 in Business and Finance

Never Be Caught Cardless Again: Five Tips to Help You Remember Business Cards : Never Be Caught Cardless Again: Five Tips to Help You Remember Business Cards By: Diana RatliffSorry, I Don't Seem to Have a Business Card With Me..
added on 11.11.2016. 18:00 in Business and Finance

Why Don't They Just Get It Done: 7 Performance Tactics for CEO's : Why Don't They Just Get It Done: 7 Performance Tactics for CEO's By: Otan LogiWhy Don't They Just Get It Done: 7 Performance Tactics for CEO's Otan Logi - Tactical Advisor AssociatesBuckling under the weight of chronic corporate restructuring, and frustrated by performers who don't respond to carefully crafted strategic plans, high level executive leaders are being confronted by a growing performance gap between what needs to get done and what gets done.Sound familiar? It's a troublesome trend that is likely happening in your firm right now.
added on 11.12.2016. 00:00 in Business and Finance

Advanced Hosting for the Mission Critical Web Presence : Advanced Hosting for the Mission Critical Web Presence By: Vincent BezzinaAs companies that conduct their business online have proliferated, hosting of those websites that provide the primary point of contact for transaction of business has become highly mission critical; having these sites go offline or perform poorly not only loses revenue but also detracts from the company's image and loses customer loyalty.Companies such as betting and online gaming have even more stringent requirements because they need to provide a guaranteed response in near real time.
added on 25.12.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Lead People...Manage Things : Lead People..
added on 25.01.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

How to Write a Business Plan in Five Steps : How to Write a Business Plan in Five Steps By: Dave Miller People often ask "What makes a good business plan? Or, "How do I make my plan attractive to lenders and investors?". The simple answer is that lenders and investors (I'll call them "readers" from here on out) are looking for "good deals".
added on 14.06.2016. 18:00 in Business and Finance

To Outsource or Not to Outsource : To Outsource or Not to Outsource By: Valerie Swisher In these days of restricted head count and tight budgets, the question of whether to outsource or hire in-house staff is more critical than ever. The technical publications function, however vital, is undergoing more scrutiny and also facing greater challenges than ever before.
added on 01.07.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Present Your Message with Power and Pizzazz : Present Your Message with Power and Pizzazz By: Della Menechella If you're ready to kick your career or business up to the next level, then make it a goal to become a powerful presenter. People view savvy communicators as being more capable, intelligent, and knowledgeable than those individuals who have difficulty in communicating their ideas.
added on 07.08.2016. 00:00 in Business and Finance

If You Can't See It, They Won't Do It : If You Can't See It, They Won't Do It By: Della Menechella Recently, while developing a customer service program, I asked my client to provide me with detailed descriptions of behaviors he wanted his team members to engage in. He called me back a short time later and told me that his department heads were having a difficult time with the assignment.
added on 09.08.2016. 02:00 in Business and Finance

Effective Resumes : Effective Resumes By: Colin Ong TS A resume is normally the first contact point between an employer and a job seeker. It serves the purpose of providing a summary of why a candidate is suitable for a job (cover-letter) and his relevant qualifications/experience.
added on 12.03.2015. 23:00 in Business and Finance

Web Conferencing: A Boon to Businesss : Web Conferencing: A Boon to Businesss By: Denise Bridgens It is Sunday evening and you are preparing again to go on a business trip. Monday morning the alarm goes off at 4:00 am, you drag your body and your briefcase to your car, drive to the airport, wait in a long line, get on a plane, get off a plane, and find your way to your client's office.
added on 17.04.2015. 11:00 in Business and Finance

The Big Picture: 5 Questions that Can Boost your Business : The Big Picture: 5 Questions that Can Boost your Business By: Bobette Kyle As business managers, entrepreneurs, and Webmasters, we strive for unobtainable perfection. Why do I say unobtainable? Because when we focus on perfection in one area, we forego attention elsewhere.
added on 07.05.2015. 07:00 in Business and Finance

Communicating Value : Communicating Value By: Terence R. Traut Abstract: People buy for their reasons, not yours.
added on 04.09.2015. 07:00 in Business and Finance

After July 8, Pay This Amount... : After July 8, Pay This Amount..
added on 07.09.2015. 10:00 in Business and Finance

"The 'Matrix' Is Real: 5 Ways to Pull Yourself Free and Live More Prosperously" : "The 'Matrix' Is Real: 5 Ways to Pull Yourself Free and Live More Prosperously" By: Dan Klatt As millions of people flood cinemas to see the new "Matrix" movie, most of them will have no idea that in fact they're plugged into a real-life matrix. However, the real life matrix is not run by power-hungry computers; it has everything to do with the way people have been programmed since they were babies.
added on 05.11.2015. 21:00 in Business and Finance

Negotiating and Sales Skills Are Critical : Negotiating and Sales Skills Are Critical By: Tim Randle When I first started getting active in creative real estate, my skill set at negotiating was very weak. I had done the telemarketing thing for American Express as a financial planner and had studied and learned a few techniques.
added on 08.11.2015. 00:00 in Business and Finance

But isn't Outlook Good Enough? : isn't Outlook Good Enough? By: Brian Vellmure I was recently speaking with a mutual friend who has been in sales for several years about the benefits of CRM. (For the sake of this newsletter, we'll call him Jim) Jim was quick to comment on how he didn't like any of the current CRM software packages, and had used several of them for his various employers.
added on 09.12.2015. 07:00 in Business and Finance

Maximize Cost Savings with Increased Efficiencies : mize Cost Savings with Increased Efficiencies By: Brian Vellmure "The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
added on 10.12.2015. 08:00 in Business and Finance

The Incentive Dilemma: : Incentive Dilemma: By: Paul Shearstone Manufacturers and distributors are rolling out more sales incentive programs for their channel partners than ever before. Some of these programs are not as successful as they could be, however, because they fail to appreciate fully what motivates salespeople and drives them to overachieve.
added on 20.12.2015. 18:00 in Business and Finance

Thank-You Notes: An Integral Part of Your Career Design : k-You Notes: An Integral Part of Your Career Design By: Peter Hill, CPRW There is one little practice that is vital to generating the interest of potential employers. It is critical, but very few job seekers actually do it.
added on 09.01.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Creativity Management - Measurement, benchmarking and Improvement : Contrary to common perception, creativity can be made tangible, measurable and useable. In terms of measurement, benchmarking and improvement, the first step is to decide on definitions, the second is to decide on methods of measurement and finally, to monitor each measurement for improvement.
added on 21.07.2016. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Customer Focus - Just Simple 5 Things You Need to Think About : In all the businesses we conduct, there are customers. And they are the life-blood to us.
added on 20.08.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

Successful tendering - preparation is the key : TENDERING AND DEVELOPMENT - PREPARATION IS THE KEYmeldunn.com.
added on 20.09.2016. 04:00 in Business and Finance

Successful tendering - there are many solutions : There are many solutions for a great tender submissionmeldunn.com.
added on 24.09.2016. 08:00 in Business and Finance

Book Summary : Execution : This article is based on the following book: Execution:The Discipline of Getting Things DoneBy Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan Crown Publishing GroupISBN 0609610570278 pages You've got the bright ideas and the smart people, and the market is just ready for you. But why hasn't your business taken off as you predicted? Maybe the problem is in your execution.
added on 15.11.2016. 12:00 in Business and Finance

Effective Brainstorming : Most managers simply herd some people in a room with a flip chart and call it a brainstorming session. Yet there is a definite process that maximizes the size and quality of the idea pool.
added on 06.12.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Top 6 Business Success Strategies : "The principal purpose of business is to create a customer."- Peter DruckerCreating a loyal and respectful relationship with apotential customer builds the basis for all other areas ofbusiness success.
added on 08.12.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Creative Thinking versus Critical Thinking : The process of creative thinking is often, mistakenly, intertwined with critical thinking. There is a tendency to write and edit simultaneously, couple hypothesis generation and evaluation, combine problem identification with solution.
added on 11.12.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Revenge of the Sith - Creativity and Structure : The common belief is that lack of structure and randomness enhances creative output, whereas in truth, creativity is enhanced when it is organised, systematic and based on highly structured processes. This article will use Episode III of the Star Wars trilogy - Revenge of the Sith - to demonstrate that point.
added on 18.12.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

Backing Up Your Website Data: An Overlooked & Underused Necessity. : Over the last decade many businesses, long established and newly formed alike, have made the World Wide Web a key revenue-generating channel. Billions of dollars are transacted each year over the Web.
added on 15.05.2014. 01:00 in Business and Finance

Quality consulting major consumer products company : Organizational TQM Assessment The executive staff was trained on the key components of the Malcolm Baldridge criteria, and facilitated discussions that resulted in a baseline evaluation of the organization's TQM implementation. The Baldrige criteria, used as the basis for this evaluation, provided a focus for next year's operational plan.
added on 10.06.2014. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Five Crucial Components of a Business Plan : The format of a Business Plan is something that has been developed and refined over the years and is something that should not be changed. Like a good recipe, a business plan needs to include certain ingredients to make it work.
added on 21.06.2014. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Take Care of Yourself Before You Take Care of Your Customers : One of the most important questions people ask when they are focused on improving their quantity and quality of business is: "What is my competitive advantage? What makes me unique, memorable, special..
added on 20.08.2014. 02:00 in Business and Finance

How Safe is Your Success? Part 5 of 8 : "How Safe is Your Success" is a series of eight articles that address different aspects of a universal problem which is of particular importance to those who do business on-line. Most Internet users are at least aware there are dangers "out there", but few appreciate the real extent of those dangers, the possible (even likely) consequences, or the best, most practical and least expensive means of countering them.
added on 21.08.2014. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Four Reasons Why Small Businesses Succeed (or Fail) : The American system of business management has been admired and emulated around the world. This system is characteristic of two traits in the American psyche: (1) enthusiasm for the future and making things better, and (2) an openness and willingness to change in order to achieve that end.
added on 24.09.2014. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Starting your own Business - Failures to Avoid to ensure your Future Business Success, and Research you Should do NOW if you Haven't Already. : Every year thousands of people start a business. With more people stuck in dead end jobs and working for sub-standard pay, it always seems like the next logical step.
added on 12.10.2014. 07:00 in Business and Finance

Losing momentum while others plan ahead? : CONTENTS: 1.) Are you losing momentum while others plan ahead? 2.
added on 16.10.2014. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Delegate or Die : You Can't Do It All - Learning To DelegateThere is not a single management skill more critical to your personal and professional success as an entrepreneur than learning to delegate. But delegating successfully is much more than simply handing out assignments.
added on 31.12.2014. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Trade Show Victory! : Trade Show Victory!by Wendy McClelland 2004 Copyrightwmcclelland@shaw.caSo you're going to have a booth at a trade show.
added on 18.04.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

The Squirrel Effect : An industrious black-tailed ground squirrel has his home beneath a stump not far from my office window. I've been watching him squirrel away provisions for winter.
added on 21.05.2016. 12:00 in Business and Finance

SELL A BUSINESS 10 STEPS TO MAXIMIZE SELLING PRICE : You started your company 20 years ago "in your garage", worked many 80 hour weeks, bootstrapped your growth, view your company with the pride of an entrepreneur, and are now considering your exit. The purpose of this article is to help you evaluate your company as a strategic acquirer might.
added on 09.08.2016. 20:00 in Business and Finance

SELLING YOUR BUSINESS FOR THE BEST PRICE : If you are considering selling your business this article will help you evaluate your company as a strategic acquirer might. From that perspective it pays to focus on ten critical areas of value creation.
added on 10.08.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

SELLING YOUR TECHNOLOGY COMPANY - WHY EARNOUTS MAKE SENSE TODAY : The purpose of this article is to present earnouts to sellers of technology companies as a method to maximize their transaction proceeds. Sellers have historically viewed earnouts with suspicion as a way for buyers to get control of their companies cheaply.
added on 17.08.2016. 04:00 in Business and Finance

How CEO's Can Use Axiology To Improve The Bottom Line Part I : In today's fast-paced business world, CEO's are trying to keep up with change and adapt to the global marketplace, constantly searching the horizon for an edge over the competition.One thing they overlook is very close to home.
added on 15.10.2016. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Mom as CEO (Chief Emotional Officer) of the Family Business : In our role as succession managers,when we develop and implement a succession management strategy for the management team of a family business, we also know that a critical requirement for the next generation of the family is to have a succession plan for the CEO of the "family" too. We refer to Mom as the CEO of the business family - the "Chief Emotional Officer".
added on 02.11.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

3 STEPS YOU CAN USE DEVELOPING LEADERS IN YOUR INDUSTRY : With the economy bordering on a recession, every company is looking for ways to increase revenues while decreasing costs. Some companies believe one of the easiest ways to do this is to cut their employee training budget.
added on 10.11.2016. 17:00 in Business and Finance

"When Do I Need To Hire A Business Plan Consultant" : When Do I Need To Hire A Business Plan ConsultantAuthor: Howard Schwartzhttp://www.hjventures.
added on 03.12.2016. 16:00 in Business and Finance

Communication: Five Ways It Can Improve Your Business : Communication: Five Ways It Can Improve Your BusinessIf you've been in the business world any time at all, you're bound to have at least one story about how poor communication jeopardized or even killed part of your business. The inability to communicate has always been a challenge in companies, and the advent of technology to make communication possible 24 hours a day, seven days a week hasn't necessarily made it easier.
added on 20.12.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Project-Aligned Collaboration : Many companies are using collaboration in their quest to become more efficient and 'leaner'. Business demands that people collaborate within companies (intra-company) and across company boundaries (inter-company) with suppliers, customers, etc.
added on 10.03.2016. 18:00 in Business and Finance

Lifetime Value Online? : In "Big Time Banner Advertising," we discuss the importance of establishing an acceptable level of return for your promotional investments. This number becomes the criteria for what is deemed a success and what is deemed a failure.
added on 23.04.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

How Safe is Your Critical Business Data on Your Computer System? : Network security company, Internet Security Systems, recently issued a report stating that "security events" (an "event" being anything from a computer virus to a major attack on your computer network) increased by more than 80% in the first quarter of this year compared with the previous three months. This may be alarming to any small business who works with a computer, but the number of small businesses who base their business on computers must be particularly alarmed.
added on 08.05.2016. 05:00 in Business and Finance

Dealing with Your Pending PC Disaster: A Guide for Small Business : It isn't a matter of if it will happen to you but -- when. PC users may be divided into two groups -- those who have had a disaster and those who will have to deal with a PC disaster.
added on 10.05.2016. 07:00 in Business and Finance

How to Write a Business Plan in Five Steps. : People often ask "What makes a good business plan? Or, "How do I make my plan attractive to lenders and investors?". The simple answer is that lenders and investors (I'll call them "readers" from here on out) are looking for "good deals".
added on 16.06.2016. 20:00 in Business and Finance

ARE YOUR EMPLOYEES PREPARING TO LOOK FOR WORK WHEN THE JOB MARKET REBOUNDS? : Those who care to make predictions for what to expect in 2004 may have differing opinions in a number of areas: what the new fashion in hemlines will be, who will become our nation's next president, or when the expected economic recovery will occur. What most experts agree on, however, is that with an economic rebound, we can expect the retention of valued employees to become a key concern for all businesses, both large and small.
added on 23.06.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Career Management in a Jobless Economy : Recent news from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting anemic job growth in a recovering economy and the election of thousands to quit looking for work continues to baffle the experts and depress the unemployed. If only there were jobs.
added on 17.07.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Hiring the Right Candidate for the Job and Your Company : Increasingly, companies are evaluating job candidates on how well they fit their corporate culture - not just the job. It's an important consideration, as shrinking budgets and economic uncertainty put a squeeze on corporate environments and demand smarter hiring practices.
added on 22.01.2015. 21:00 in Business and Finance

7 Bits Of Critical Information You Can't Afford NOT To Know About Your Customers : If you think customer relationship management is just a piece of software, you're dead wrong. Customer relationship management is about understanding your customers.
added on 06.02.2015. 12:00 in Business and Finance

7 Ways to Keep Your Team Motivated : 7 Ways To Keep Your Team MotivatedMany managers mistakenly think that money is the prime motivator for their employees. However, according to surveys by several different companies, money is consistently ranked five or lower by most employees.
added on 26.02.2015. 08:00 in Business and Finance

Mission-Critical Public Relations? : Please feel free to publish this article and resource box in your ezine, newsletter, offline publication or website. A copy would be appreciated at bobkelly@TNI.
added on 26.04.2015. 20:00 in Business and Finance

7 Critical Steps To Protect Your Data : To minimize the significant risks arising from data loss, every company should take specific preventative measures to protect their critical business data. These measures fall into two broad categories: physical security and digital security.
added on 29.06.2015. 12:00 in Business and Finance

Make Mine to Grow: Building Your Solo Business to Outgrow You! : MAKE MINE TO GROW: BUILDING YOUR SOLO BUSINESS TO OUTGROW YOU!Many solo entrepreneurs choose to curtail their businesses growth for the purpose of lifestyle. Others have visions of expansion right from the start.
added on 05.08.2015. 01:00 in Business and Finance

5 Levels of Decision Making : Leaders make solid decisions and commit to seeing them through. Losers put off decisions and mess around with them once they are made.
added on 26.09.2015. 05:00 in Business and Finance

Cultivating Your Pathway to Success: Don't Leave Your Company's Future to Chance : Any successful CEO, president or business owner will tell you, operating a business is a formidable task. Every day brings an endless blizzard of problems, decisions and meetings.
added on 19.11.2015. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Managing Your Department During a Coprporate Crisis : Published Article 2002Managing Your Department During a Corporate CrisisSheri Callahan Horizon Consulting Group, LLC 803-606-3650Training, Keynote Addresses, and Performance Consulting www.onthehorizon.
added on 04.12.2015. 02:00 in Business and Finance

"After July 8, pay this amount..." : "After July 8th, pay this amount..
added on 20.12.2015. 18:00 in Business and Finance

The Entrepreneur's Toolbox : You have permission to publish this article electronically or inprint as long as the resource box is included. Please notify meof publication by sending a website link or copy of yourpublication to claudette@metavoice.
added on 25.01.2016. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Heating Up Cold Calls: 21 Tools for Tremendous Telephone Techniques : OK, let's heat up the cold-calling debate. Is everyone a salesman? Yes! Do most people have to make cold calls at some point? Yes! Do most people hate to make cold calls? Yes! So, you have two choices; either hire someone (a professional telemarketer) or do it yourself.
added on 10.04.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

DESIGNING THE RIGHT PRODUCT FOR YOUR MARKETPLACE : >From the end of World War II until the late 1970's most Americans spent the majority of their money on basic goods and services with little left for luxury type items. Giant factories turned out millions of products whose style, color and size were often determined by what made the machines work most efficiently.
added on 30.04.2016. 05:00 in Business and Finance