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Employee theft is one of the most serious problems facing small-business owners in the U.S. According to the National Federation of Independent Business, an employee is 15 times more likely than a nonemployee to steal from an employer, and employees account for an estimated 44 percent of theft losses at stores. The U.S. Department of Commerce reports that nearly one-third of business failures are related to employee theft or fraud. more
Are lenders’ credit-score requirements for home purchasers this spring too high – out of sync with the actual risks of default presented by today’s borrowers? The experts say yes. more
Social media has become second nature for many small-business owners and startup entrepreneurs. Business owners spend significant time – and sometimes money as well – seeking fans, likes and followers on all kinds of social platforms, from Facebook and Twitter, to LinkedIn, Quora, Tumblr and Pinterest, among others. more
The old way of selling is dead. more
When you need a mortgage – whether to buy a house or refinance – what do you do? More than likely you jump online and check out competing quotes on sites that let you compare multiple offers, including interest rates, annual percentage rates and monthly payments. more
A highly capable young woman I hired not long ago recently came to me with a minor dilemma. A social media account she was taking over was linked to a phone number we didn’t recognize – possibly an ex-employee. She was wondering how to contact the person via text. more
The 3.5 biggest issues facing salespeople today are: more
Ben Franklin sought to cultivate his character by a plan of 13 virtues, which he developed at age 20 (in 1726), and continued to practice in some form for the rest of his life. more
My sales perspective flies in the face of traditional selling. And it’s not just a disruption, it’s the new way of sales. What’s your perspective? more
When you shop online for a home, some websites let you specify the characteristics of the community where you want to live. Maybe you’re looking for excellent schools, low crime rates, affordable prices and low property taxes. more
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