Microenterprise

But today man has adopted long and roundabout methods of producing goods, involving numerous steps between his first efforts and the turning out of the finished articles. So replace fixed costs with variable costs and adopt a new model ' pay as you go. A complex and ambiguous context such as …

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Don?t start a sales pitch at a party

Direct target marketing can include taking your top ten customers to lunch or a ball game, manning a booth at an industry trade show, speaking at a conference, sending helpful articles or brochures to your mailing list, sending thank you cards and customized gifts to loyal customers, or sending a …

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Produce consistent results in Sourcing

Following the above lines, and adding thereto good health and steady habits, you cannot fail to be promoted and to rise to the highest position of responsibility, if not even to actual partnership in the firm. Frequently these will be convertible bonds that can be exchanged for shares of stock …

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It is the courage to continue that counts

When actual dollars become available on the yard, a twenty dollar bill might 'sell' for several packs of cigarettes. When we did this, I found a few charges that didn't even end up on our jobs, like patio cover lumber, house re-paints, extra carpeting, fireplaces, a Jacuzzi, and a trip …

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The value of an idea lies in the using of it

This will improve your bottom-line as daily activities become better coordinated and focused on what end results are expected by team captains or foremen. At the highest executive levels, officers and board members may be concerned with the philosophical direction of the company, the organization s mission, and the meanings …

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Sourcing on a shoestring

It is a fallacy that he has no claim on you when off duty. But if every foot of room pays only a little, the entire store must pay handsomely. Make it a top priority to sit down with your accounting manager and learn this important number. Then start planning …

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A lazy person's guide to Accounting

You don t have to justify every penny and wind up feeling obligated to ask for a loan of $23,558.36 because that s the exact price of everything you need. How would you like to get your bank statement sent out differently every month, or to have your …

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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.

Give recognition and time …

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