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Benchmarking your firm's performance against the performance of others is essential to creating and following a strategic plan. The seven steps listed here from a professional competitive intelligence service will smooth the way to an improved ROI.
Resistance to change is common and understandable. So the change you envision can lead to all the positive growth you want for your company, implement these seven tips. Your chances of making change stick will go way up.
Whether it's niche-marketing, international sales, online transactions, or making cold calls, the sales process is the lifeblood of business. Here is a compilation of sixteen brief but informative articles to boost your sales results.
This article offers several ways entrepreneurs can bootstrap their companies along. Tips include start your business at home, evaluate your business equipment needs before buying, and learn to barter.
This searchable list includes all official trade missions and trade events sponsored by the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Sports analogies abound in the world of business. This well-done blog entry is direct and useful, explaining how a near-perfect performance by star pitcher Curt Schilling holds winning lessons for start-up entrepreneurs.
This Web site features a series of sample resolutions that company board secretaries can use in forming their official board minutes. Sample resolution language ranges from ratifying boards of directors actions to issuing an option to purchase shares in the company.
Effectively tracking the who, what, where, when, and why of board decision-making in a concise, informative way is imperative, especially for a newly funded venture. This brief blog discussion is followed by an easy-to-use template for recording board minutes in a formal, logical fashion.
Identity theft is a concern not only for entrepreneurs, but also for their employees and customers. A security breach that releases social security numbers or other sensitive information may require you to alert the victims and the authorities ASAP. Bonus: several helpful links to other guidance and information.
This video excerpt features Roger Dawson discussing a common negotiations pitfall known as nibbling and shows how you can avoid falling into this trap before closing a deal.
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