Study after study shows that one group outperforms others in running businesses. What do they have in common?
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The nice thing about business resources and templates is that you can you don’t have to reinvent the wheel or start from scratch. The Internet is loaded with business tools, templates, websites, applications, and resources to help your small business.
In fact, there are too many small business resources out there. How do you weed out the good from the bad? To save you time, we searched and culled some of the better resources.
This is the single most important thing you can do to increase your sales TODAY:
Ask yourself: Why are my prospects and clients saying NO?
At NCAA football’s Alamo Bowl, Oregon was heading for a blow out as it led the game 31 to 0 at the half. Their opponent, nationally-ranked TCU, was a capable team. The team was most likely shaken up by the loss of their starting quarterback and key wide receiver.
One of the fastest ways to start or grow your business is to buy a company. The right one can expand your offerings and broaden your customer base. There’s one downside. Buying a business takes resilience considering all the legal, taxes, paperwork, and licensing requirements involved. However, that’s nothing compared to trying to start a new business from scratch.
While completing projects for a client, I often work with another small business or two. Unfortunately, one surprising thing keeps happening.
Over and over.
Turning the calendar from December to January compels most people to focus on new initiatives and doing things better such as diet, exercise, finances, and getting organized. Here’s the bad news. According to a University of Scranton study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, only 8 percent achieve their New Year’s resolution.
Upon completing their education, college students fall into one of two groups. Some graduate from college with large student loans needing to be paid. Those loans in addition to rent, food, and any others add up. They’ll start life after school weighed down by debt.
The other group will get their diplomas and leave college feeling lighter than ever. This group is about to begin the next phase of their lives with zero college debt.
Most students fall in the indebted group.
When I meet a professional, one of the first things I do is look them up on LinkedIn. You get one guess to figure out what I did when a CEO and founder of a company contacted me about some writing work.