Depending on how you look at your business and how invested you are, you may feel as though the term “small business” is almost pejorative. I had the misfortune of commenting on my mother-in-law’s small business once, and believe me, if investment, time, and passion were the benchmarks, that endeavor and those like it would…

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My first business failed. It’s as simple as that. My first business failed because I tried to do everything myself. I didn’t take time to attend to basic building principles once the organization was off the ground because there was no time to “take” from. Every email, every post, every search, document, update to the…

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Containing costs and adding value are essential aspects for every business and every business equation. Both small and large decisions revolve around those two factors, and business leaders grapple with finding ways to achieve both simultaneously. What is the best choice? Which is the best model? How can we improve the balance sheet; or in…

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