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Business owners, startup entrepreneurs and self-employed professionals are more active in social media than ever before. But some are making a big mistake by leaving LinkedIn off their high-priority list. more
What do you do when workplace “change” happens? more
It’s official: The equity boom, which has added an estimated $1.6 trillion to the personal net wealth of American homeowners in the past year, has slowed dramatically. It’s not over by any means. It has just lost some of its previous pep. more
Family-owned businesses are a fixture of American enterprise. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 70 percent of all businesses in the U.S. are family businesses of one kind or another. And while most of them are small, many big companies – even in the Fortune 500 – are family controlled. more
Jeffrey, I speak with many people in organizations that want you to think they are the decision-maker when in fact they are not. I have wasted too many emails and follow up on people that can’t help. How do you ask without hurting the relationship you may have built? How do you determine the real decision-maker? more
We brought Utilidata to Rhode Island because it offered the right space, talent and partners. Here's how we approached a few key decisions. » Pick the best location. Conventional wisdom might suggest high-tech companies should locate in … more
David Foster of Chicago got a stunning and welcome early Christmas present for him, his wife and three young children in late 2014. more
A great many business owners talk about the importance of customer service. But few have actually succeeded in building a business that’s truly service oriented. more
When hiring an employee, a company might choose to create a contract that outlines the expectations, hours, wages, benefits and other terms of employment related to the position. A contract employee might work for a defined period of time, from a few weeks to a few years. more
Coupons or other types of discount offers can be a great way for a small business to capture new customers and boost sales. They entice potential buyers who might be shopping at a competitor, attract new residents of an area and can also reactivate old customers. more
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