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Benefit of the Doubt

Last Friday I went to the post office to get a passport. While the person helping us was efficient, I felt she wasn’t courteous and I found myself ranting to my husband in the car about the lack of customer service. His response was that perhaps we’ve been too conditioned to expect everyone to smile […]

Take the Leap

As entrepreneurs and small business owners, we are often more responsible for impeding our own success than we might think. I’ve been reading a lot about resistance – resisting change, resisting the unknown, resisting doing something difficult or something that we don’t ‘like’. Ultimately, these all point to the resistance of one particular thing that […]

Secrets for creating an impressive business plan

The key to a successful business is having a cohesive and flexible business plan.  If your business goals are clear to every player involved, you can be prepared for any speed bump along the way. Set your goals early each year and review them every 3 months to see if you are on track. Be […]

Recruiting For Your Small Business

As a small business owner, you’re beyond busy—and that isn’t likely to change. Hiring new team members is exciting and challenging. This important part of running your small business takes your concentration and time in order to find the right candidate. In most cases, you should have plenty of candidates to choose from, so be […]

Tips on Avoiding the Holiday Slow Down

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, it can be hard on a small business to keep their head above water. Many businesses take a considerable amount of time off for the holidays, which can be detrimental to their bottom line for the month. Instead of struggling during this time of years, there are things you […]