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How resilient are you? That is the real question that you must consider. You own a small manufacturing business with a healthy profit and loss and balance sheet, but during a severe economic downturn, demand falls and you begin to return trading losses. Are you going to be able to ride out the storm? Some customers will default, leaving you with a need for finance to...

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It has taken a while, but small businesses are finally realizing the potential of mobile apps to gain more customers and increase sales.   According to a survey by B2B research company Clutch, nearly 50 percent of small 2017 businesses have a mobile. That’s impressive, considering only 20 percent of small businesses had a mobile app in 2016.   “Three years ago, a small business might see 10 percent...

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It was once said that, “Your ability to build the right relationships and to work with others ultimately defines your success.” Now, this is not always 100% of the time the case, but a lot of very smart people do not succeed for this very reason, and some very unassuming people are great entrepreneurs for this reason. If you have the entrepreneurial mindset, you're usually very...

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Selling means understanding a customer's needs and crafting a solution to meet those needs. Here's a simple 11 step process for making sure that your customer meetings move your opportunities forward:   Do Your Research Never have a conversation with a customer without first using the Internet to find out about the company's basic structure, executives, customers, and business model. The more you prepare, the more...

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Change is the only way to succeed. If you don’t adapt, you don’t progress; simple!   Every year, we see new trends that dominate businesses. 2017 is no different, and it has a few notable trends that are taking over. Whether you like them or not, you have to adapt to them to survive.   Understanding the changes are here can give you the heads up to help you...

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A resilient carpenter working hard on finishing his wood.

  How resilient are you? That is the real question that you must consider.   You own a small manufacturing business with a healthy profit and loss and balance sheet, but during a severe economic downturn, demand falls and you begin to return trading losses. Are you going to be able to ride out the storm? Some customers will default, leaving you with a need for finance to...

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  Of course, you have a set of core values for your business, or, maybe not. Your little company have started a tad spur - of - the - moment and you did not have your ducks in a row yet. Ever since 1994, when Jim Collins and Jerry Porras published Built to Last, in which the book made the case that many of the best companies...

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Think about the goals you’ve set for yourself and your team and why some have been achieved and others have failed miserably. We all know the really hard goals require commitment from you and from every member of the team, and we all know we are supposed to be committed and passionate about helping others achieve success, but I’ll go a bit farther. I think...

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