Advice to write a plan to start your business

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May 2015

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5 Startling Consequences To Corporate Profit Decisions

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Not every decision will save money for a company.

  5 Startling Consequences To Corporate Profit Decisions There’s something about larger companies that often screams big and slow. They’re like elephants lumbering through the open fields, unable to turn away from the obstacles in their path and yet at the same time so large it doesn’t matter. In the pursuit of their goals, a decision sometimes can have side effects that can cost these companies thousands of dollars, but more importantly employee satisfaction. As employees feel sidestepped and stepped on, they go through a process of grumbling, then complaining, then quitting as they feel disconnected. All these large companies were small once, however; often started by disgruntled former employees of companies who made their own decision or two that was peculiar or disquieting. The onus is on the new business owner to ensure every decision won’t alienate your employees or accept blinders in your race towards profitability. 1. NO […]

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April 2015

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11 Proven Reasons To Claim Your Cash As Income

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Accepting cash under the table.

11 Proven Reasons To Claim Your Cash As Income One of my family’s farm suppliers deals only in cash. He literally has tin cans stashed around his property filled with wads of cash. When he needs the cash for whatever reason, he trots out the back door and rustles around in the bushes, cursing the lack of light until you hear the chink of metal on metal. When he returns, the cash in hand, he smiles the smile of someone who should be on a doomsday show on History television. “Screw the man, Man,” Death and taxes. The inevitability of both is epic, spawning countless poems and stories. Neither are fun, even though we rail at them, spitting curses to the wind about their unfairness. Last week I spoke briefly of death and how it made me reminisce and think of what my legacy will be. Today I would like […]

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April 2015

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Tuesday

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April 2015

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5 Important Things To Help Employees Learn Better

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New employees will learn differently.

Sometimes employees start work and are able to get right to their job. More often they have to train and spend time learning the new job and the different ways the business does things. Building an environment that supports the employees is the best path to helping them achieve their goals.

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April 2015

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March 2015

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March 2015

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March 2015

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March 2015

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Tattoo Or Not Tattoo: Are You Authentic And Professional?

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Does this man appear professional?

Tattoo Or Not Tattoo: Are You Authentic And Professional?   In my previous segments, I’ve spoken about what your social media, dress code, and body language is telling customers, that you may not be aware of. What about the other elements of your business? Are the things that your telling people from your decisions, and the actions of your employees professional? 1. Webpage In today’s day of enlightenment, most consumer’s already know what they want before they go to the store. Because of that much of your interaction with them isn’t going to be face to face. You have to have a great handshake was done poorly. No, I’m not talking about how firm you shake, I am talking about the webpage you’re using to coax you customers to visit your store. And it’s a tossup whether it’s worse to have no website versus having a poorly drafted one. Unprofessional. […]

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March 2015

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