Corporate Recruiting: 3 Ways To Streamline Your HR Process And Still Keep It Personal

As HR professionals continue to need to balance increasingly more responsibilities at a time, it’s perfectly understandable that you might be looking for ways to streamline your corporate recruiting process. This is even more important if your job ads are getting thousands of responses and your company is a particularly large organization with dozens or…

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Happy Independence Day to All Business Owners!!

Contrary to popular belief, the United States did not become independent on July 4, 1776. Instead, this was the day that the Declaration of Independence was signed. The 13 colonies of Great Britain officially became the independent United States of America on September 3, 1783 – over seven years later – when the Treaty of…

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Small Business Podcast / Radio Interview

Episode 089: Tiffany Wright Interview March 6, 2017 Tiffany Wright Interview – Funding Your Small Business Episode Description: In this episode we interview Tiffany C. Wright, a serial entrepreneur, business adviser, and author. She shares her story of transitioning from a successful corporate career to becoming her own boss. She shares her experience and insights on…

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The Essential Ingredient for Teams to Perform at Their Peak

Here is a wonderful article by  Sam Obitz that I think you’ll enjoy. It discusses the essential element in building high performance teams – trust. Although I often espouse accountability, trust is what accountability builds.  Read on to get his view on trust and the other important ingredients to build trust. – TCW The Essential…

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6 Tips for Negotiating a Business Loan

I normally do not write articles targeted at start-ups on this site. My target (and the bulk of our readers) are companies that have several employees, at a bare minimum, and a few million in revenue. However, I thought the content of this article, although targeted at start-ups and new entrepreneurs, was very applicable to…

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Business Takeover: 4 Tips For A Smooth Transition When Buying Out Another Company

Buying a business involves considerable thought and intensive research. The process also involves a leap of faith, based on good evidence of past profitability. Business purchases generally involve a number of parties, including the buyer, the seller, a broker and attorneys for both sides, all of which have specific parts to play to help make…

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A Growing Business: 5 Things That Can Help Promote Progress

Everyone wants their small businesses to grow, but it doesn’t take much for progress to get out of control. As a small business owner, you might find yourself struggling with a wide variety of problems ranging from an overwhelming workload to unusual HR issues. If you want to maintain sustainable growth, then you need to…

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Navigating a Business Transaction in the Tech World

A business transaction — such as a merger, a sale or an acquisition — consumes a significant amount of internal and external resources in the lead-up to the event. While there are certain transaction-related tasks and projects that you are equipped to handle on your own, you can ensure your deal’s success by leveraging a…

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Sales Incentive Programs: 5 Ways to Motivate Salespeople to SELL What They Can Deliver!

This article on sales incentive programs takes a different, refreshing approach. I’ve written about the importance of structuring sales team incentives to ensure that they align with organizational goals. Well, this article by  Leona Leong looks at the same desire from more of a sales team perspective. Why do sales incentive programs matter? Well for…

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Preparing Business Transaction-Worthy Financial Operations for Tech Companies

A major business transaction such as a merger, acquisition or sale consumes many internal and external resources in both the lead-up to and the aftermath of the transaction. As such, there are a number of factors to consider. Unfortunately, for high growth technology companies, which tend to have a laser-like focus on product development and…

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