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Managing 100 ideas the entrepreneur way

Managing 100 ideas the entrepreneur way - http://www.clubenetwork.com Avatar Posted by entrepreneur under Startups
From http://www.clubenetwork.com 4826 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 6, 2008 3:45 pm
When you have 100 great ways to improve your business, what do you do with all of them? Read More

Leading your employees to success

Leading your employees to success - http://www.sbnonline.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Management
From http://www.sbnonline.com 4826 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 4, 2008 4:33 am
Smart Business spoke with David Houri about why motivation is nothing without ambition and how failing to communicate your philosophy is like being married for two days and having a change of heart. Read More
Accountability IS important. This post, from Steve MacGill CEO of Peersight Online, explains why. Read More

9 1/2 ways to keep your customers from leaving

9 1/2 ways to keep your customers from leaving - http://www.kiplinger.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Customer Service
From http://www.kiplinger.com 4843 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2008 2:41 am
A growing business lives and dies by repeat customers or clients, especially in uncertain economic times like these. The problem is that most customer retention strategies are ineffective. To make matters worse, the average business hears from only 4% of dissatisfied customers -- the rest just bolt. Here are 9 1/2 ways how to get your customers Read More

Steer clear of these 10 illegal job interview questions

Steer clear of these 10 illegal job interview questions - http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Human Resources
From http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com 4843 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2008 8:25 pm
Although HR departments should be aware of questions that are illegal to ask prospective employees, some hiring managers aren't so savvy. Many illegal questions are easy for just about anyone with elementary social graces to avoid, but others might surprise you. Read More

A Practical Guide to Branding

A Practical Guide to Branding - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Marketing
From http://www.businessweek.com 4844 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2008 2:44 am
Talk to entrepreneurs about their marketing and communications efforts, and they'll often use the words "branding," "marketing," and "advertising" interchangeably. That reflects the pervasive confusion about the terms, says Gail Guge, managing partner of Wilkin Guge Marketing in Ontario, Calif.. "About 15 years ago, 'branding' became a b Read More

How to Reduce Employee Turnover

How to Reduce Employee Turnover - http://www.cpnonline.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Management
From http://www.cpnonline.com 4845 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2008 8:25 pm
There is an old saying that goes; “Employees don't quit working for companies, they quit working for their bosses.” Regardless of tenure, position, title, etc., employees who voluntarily leave generally do so out of some type of perceived disconnect with leadership. Furthermore, while the accuracy of exit interviews are somewhat debatable, they no Read More
The franchise industry is turning GREEN! New Green Franchise Website just launched by Joel Libava, a Cleveland, Ohio franchise expert/consultant. Read More
A few days ago I saw something really interesting while analyzing one of my clients' sales figures. Read More

Online Retailing Offers a Bright Spot - US News and World Report

Online Retailing Offers a Bright Spot - US News and World Report - http://www.usnews.com Avatar Posted by loslosbaby under News
From http://www.usnews.com 4847 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2008 2:39 am
Despite economic downturn, the online economy keeps chargin' hard! And there's room for growth, considering that the U.S. Dept. of Commerce says that only 3.2% of all retail is online. Would you believe that its never broken 4%? Read More
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