Why should customers only buy from you?

This is because those we know well introduced us long ago to the opportunities they can provide, but those with whom we are barely familiar are connected to an entirely different network of opportunities. The better an organisation becomes in understanding and selecting the appropriate roles and interfaces, the more …

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The Lazy Man's Guide To Investors

Having justification for what you put in your plan is essential for winning over someone reading it. By asking people to sign a non-disclosure agreement for a hardcopy or an electronic business plan, you are making it clear that you are trusting them and making them think harder about sharing …

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Double your rate of failure

They listen, inspire, motivate, care, teach, coach, train, encourage, help, and respect others. This is what I call profit-driven. They are growing faster than they can afford. You may want to stress your blue-ribbon customer list and spotless record of repaying trade debts in this plan.

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A lazy person's guide to Operations

The cost structure is like the architect's plan of a building ' simple to tweak when the plans are just a drawing on a piece of paper and the building doesn't yet exist, a nightmare to change when the building is half built. The next step is to implement the process …

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Required approvals list

Customers are likely to be concerned about how well your respective strategies fit with theirs. Retailers of auto parts, home improvement supplies, and all sorts of other goods have found that simply having knowledgeable salespeople who know how to replace the water pump in a 95 Chevy will lure customers …

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Taking care of your Advertising team

Placing ads in newspapers or magazines is expensive for businesses serving their local markets. If you d begun a car dealership specializing in yacht-sized gas guzzlers right before the Arab oil embargo in the 1970s, you would probably have been out of business in less time than one had to …

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Insurance requirements for Distribution

A manager often lacks such specific knowledge but has generalized understandings of personnel, training, motivation techniques, evaluation, product distribution, compensation, and budgeting. You must have an attorney s advice on almost anything you plan to market. The SBA website provides a very comprehensive overview of all its loan programs and …

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Company gross profit

When you know your costs, you will manage better and make more profit. Yet, measuring value is important for orienting managers behaviours, and it affects the solutions implemented in business relationships on which value creation and appropriation depend. Be quick to change. Here are a few of the ways in …

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