6 Universal Principles of Influence

6 Universal Principles of Influence - http://www.fuelnet.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Self-Development
From http://www.fuelnet.com 4029 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 6, 2008 5:41 pm
Robert B. Cialdini, in his classic book Influence: Science and Practice, reveals six universal principles that everyone needs to understand to achieve business and personal success. Mastering them, he says, can help people implement effective strategic communication management strategies, developing powerful working relationships, and build long—t Read More

Proposed ADA rules would affect millions of small businesses

Proposed ADA rules would affect millions of small businesses - http://www.washingtontimes.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Legal
From http://www.washingtontimes.com 4029 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 6, 2008 2:05 pm
Millions of businesses and other public facilities would be affected by proposed regulatory changes under the Americans With Disabilities Act, the milestone 1990 civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. The proposed regulations address a wide range of facilities, including access to courthouses, drinking fount Read More

Find an Undervalued Asset. Fix It Up. Flip It. (Now It's Web Sites, Not Houses)

Find an Undervalued Asset. Fix It Up. Flip It. (Now It's Web Sites, Not Houses) - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Strategy
From http://www.nytimes.com 4030 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 5, 2008 2:38 pm
Dave Hermansen did not own a bird or a cage when he bought bird-cage.com, an online store, for $1,800 three years ago. He simply saw a Web site that was “very, very poorly done,” and begged the owners to sell it to him. He then redesigned the site, added advertising and drove up traffic. Last December, he sold it for $173,000. Mr. Hermansen is Read More

Asking prices for small businesses on the decline

Asking prices for small businesses on the decline - http://www.dallasnews.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Strategy
From http://www.dallasnews.com 4035 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 1, 2008 7:19 pm
To all the usual reasons that small businesses are put up for sale, add economic woes this year. But even as for-sale listings rise around the country, so is buyer interest. The problem for owners is that prices appear to be softening. Brokers say buyers are often retirees looking for a second act, or laid-off executives looking for a busi Read More

When the employee says I quit.

When the employee says I quit. - http://www.smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Human Resources
From http://www.smallbiztrends.com 4035 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 31, 2008 10:34 pm
Employees don't generally quit without a great inner debate. At what point did this person begin looking to leave and what can you learn from them to benefit the rest of your staff? Here is a brief collection of resources to help you with this question: Read More

Federal Minimum Wage To Increase By 70 Cents

Federal Minimum Wage To Increase By 70 Cents - http://www.npr.org Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Human Resources
From http://www.npr.org 4042 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 24, 2008 4:44 pm
More than a million low-wage workers will get a pay raise this week. The federal government's minimum wage is set to jump by 70 cents to $6.55 an hour on Thursday. The hike is the second of three annual increases in the minimum wage that were ordered by Congress last year, following a decade with no increase. Read More

Do You Really Believe in the Future of Your Business?

Do You Really Believe in the Future of Your Business? - http://zanesafrit.typepad.com Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Strategy
From http://zanesafrit.typepad.com 4042 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 24, 2008 12:34 am
Steve MacGill, CEO of Peersight Online, shares how you can tell if You Really Believe in the Future of Your Business. Read More
Standard reference check questions have become so rote that I can rattle them off half-asleep. How long did the candidate work with you? What were the candidate's strengths and weaknesses? Was he a team player? Try these 8 questions and see what kinds of answers you get: Read More

Is College Worth it for Entrepreneurs?

Is College Worth it for Entrepreneurs? - http://www.youngentrepreneur.com Avatar Posted by emd5005 under Self-Development
From http://www.youngentrepreneur.com 4045 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 23, 2008 12:01 am
Another great post asking the question: is college even worth it if you're going to be an entrepreneur? Read More

When workers need a raise but you can't afford it

When workers need a raise but you can't afford it - http://www.usatoday.com Avatar Posted by ginalee under Employee Benefits
From http://www.usatoday.com 4046 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 19, 2008 11:36 pm
Many small business owners are finding themselves in painful conversations with employees these days, chats that start with "Boss, I'm really strapped for cash — I need a raise." But many companies are also hurting and an owner may need find a way to help a staffer without involving money. Human resources professionals say that by being crea Read More
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