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Why do you want to own a business? It's true, there are many positive aspects to being a small business owner, but there are also some some misconceptions. So, for maximum success, don’t fall prey ... » More
Jim Blasingame
The gold professional salespeople seek is in their customer's and prospect's heads. And the most powerful gold mining tool of a successful salesperson is the ear, not the mouth. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports, "As inflation continues to dominate business decisions, small business owners’ expectations for better business conditions have reached a new low. The ... » More
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Just like competing in the Tour de France, a successful small business must have a high-functioning team, communicate well, achieve a high level of preparation, and maximize technology. » More
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The American experiment forged the blessing of freedom and the ideal of liberty into that very American alloy: entrepreneurship. It’s the energy that’s powered the American Dream at home and became... » More
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Negotiating is a process of communication between two or more parties to reach an agreement – like purchasing a small business, leasing an office, hiring an employee, selling a product, or trying t... » More
Jim Blasingame
Parental love is a paradox, simultaneously delivering the expectation of safe harbor with the consequences of discipline. Mothers occupy the pinnacle of parental love, but there’s a uniqueness abou... » More
Bill Dunkelberg
According to NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg, "Inflation continues to outpace compensation which has reduced real incomes across the nation. Small business owners remain very pessimistic about... » More
Jim Blasingame
In the 20th century, sellers controlled information about their products, services, and innovations. But in the 21st century Age of the Customer, your customers not only have access to the informat... » More
Jim Blasingame
Thomas Edison called failure, “successfully discovering what doesn’t work.” It’s true, you learn more from failures than you do from successes because when you succeed, you’re not inclined to be in... » More