Taking care of your Operations team

Marketing and 'ales takes time, energy, and money! Step out largely and conspicuously. When you tell your kids to clean up their room, they decide if they'll do it based on the needs, consequences, accountabilities, and responsibilities that affect their decisions. If you decide to start your own business, you'll …

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Production on a budget

Luck is always on the side of pluck and tact. Most business owners are so busy keeping their customer commitments, providing the right services and products, getting their jobs finished, and keeping employees working, they don't sweat the BIG $tuff. Call up your banker, a real estate broker, or one …

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Time Off for Good Behavior?

Once you have determined whether you can launch and run a business for $20,000, $200,000, $2 million, or $200 million, you will be able to consider the various funding sources. Most spend more time trying to find new customers instead of working to make their repeat or loyal …

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A poor approach to Sales

What you want to do you are called to do, and what you are called to do you can do. Note that you will facilitate engagement if you use your audience s language. Finally, the effects of what a manager does on the business landscape will not depend on his …

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Later-round financing.

You may get along for a time on 'shady' lines, but such success is only gained at the expense of ultimate loss. Hence, a negative consequence is that, while aiming to reduce uncertainty, business deals can introduce rigidity due to their time-boundedness and the inherent limitations of contracts in capturing …

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Falling out of love with your business

The relationship you have with your business is like all the other relationships you’ve had in your life: They all have their ups and downs. When things are good, you’re walking on sunshine. No clouds in the sky, the birds are singing, and there’s a rainbow in …

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There are no secrets to success

Miniplans of five to ten pages are the popular concise models that may stand on their own for smaller businesses. If you are starting a venture without any money, you will have to do most of the work yourself ' and you will have to plough everything you earn straight back …

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Produce consistent results

Plus, as your employees become older and their family situations change, their health insurance rates also change. A board governs at a strategic rather than day-to-day level. Rather than spending all of your marketing money taking out ads or sending out brochures and flyers that say HIRE US! It s …

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Send books to help customers

With secured bonds, the issuer pledges specific assets as collateral in exchange for cash. So what numbers have to add up? Don t brag. If you spend all your marketing money on uniforms for your employees, keeping your facility spick and span, and doing excellent work, you may not achieve …

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Potential to become a repeat customer

The best way to do this is by creating the most realistic version of one, two, or even three different members of your ideal audience. Finding a mentor or another entrepreneur who has built a business of his or her own can give you the additional insight of experience. A …

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Develop work schedule

Neither do you have the time or money to start educating potential customers about why they need your product or what it can do for them. Let not the smallest thing be done in a slipshod way. You ll also have to have a financial structure, including payables-and-receivables systems and …

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