Your New Project – No Limits

I'll bet you have a project coming up that will be meaningful to your company. It could be a new product, a “special sale,” a change in computer systems, a move to a new location, an expansion, the creation of a new department, a downsizing or anything else that is beyond “business as usual.” Decisions…

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Building and Understanding Trust

A few days back I spoke with a new client named Brad, a successful and old-fashioned sales management professional from Texas. He informed me that after 8+ years of period selling cattle someone recently wrote him a bad check for the first time. He later found out the ethically challenged individual is now gone in…

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How to Create a Business Blueprint

Businesses, like buildings, require a blueprint or a design plan. Could you just start building and putting up walls? Sure, you can start enthusiastically and creatively, but there will come a point where parts are not coming together as they should and your efforts begin to feel unproductive, confused or even wasted. Entrepreneurs begin businesses…

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4Ps: Key to Unlocking the China Market

Chinese philosopher Laozi said, “A journey of one thousand miles begins with one step.” The first step towards success for businesses in China is taking the time to form an appropriate strategy. China is a huge market with great potential but can also be very complex and expensive. From my experience, when people ask me…

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Creating Useful Logic Models

Most human services non-profits have at least Heard of a logic model, and most likely have created one for a grant application. A logic model is a visual way to explain your theory of change. United Way of America popularized the logic model process in 1996. A logic model should be more than a just…

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Fatal Flaws in Your Business Plan

A business plan is the blueprint that guides aspiring entrepreneurs as they build their new business ventures. From 2008 – 2010, I taught a 20-week business plan writing course at an SBA-affiliated women's business development organization. We met for three hours each week and students wrote their plans week by week, guided by the lessons.…

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The Best Investment Banking in Indonesia

Investment banking is a particular division of banking associated with the making of capital for Governments, other enterprises, and entities. banks support in complex financial transactions. Many intensive investments are subsidiaries of larger banking institutions, and the rest have turned into household names, such as Morgan Stanley (It was titled the Best Investment Bank in…

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Is Your Business Ready for CRM?

So, if we're being completely honest, I used to be queen of notebooks and post-its. I wrote EVERYTHING down, I never missed a beat. But as my business, and the needs of my clients, has grown I've had to revamp how I do business. Selfishly, I love strategizing with clients, and that means the little…

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Plans For Your Business Venture

Whatever the health and condition of your business venture, it will benefit from planning. Business planning of all types provides a roadmap that guides the leadership team to successfully achieve business goals. I've taught business plan writing for more than 10 years and I've also developed a one-day business plan writing workshop. As I see…

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12 Benefits of Quality Control

Keeping quality in check is a must for any business. Beside, quality control offers a lot of benefits, such as quality consciousness, consumer satisfaction, cost reduction and resource utilization, just to name a few. Let's know shed more light on these benefits. 1. Awareness about quality of the products Do you know quality really is?…

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