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By Howie Jones  /  July 18, 2020

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail (And How to Avoid Each of Them)

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail (And How to Avoid Each of Them)

Nobody plans to fail — especially not small business owners. But many don’t plan well enough to succeed, either. And unfortunately, there’s no shortage of reasons why small businesses fail that you can fall victim to. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 20 percent of new businesses fail in their first two years. […]

Make Your Customer Experience Better

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Business Tips, Marketing, Sales

Friday, June 19th, 2020

Make Your Customer Experience Better

Without customers, your genius, innovative, and potentially millionaire dollar idea is worthless. That may sound harsh. But, that’s just reality. Your customers are the lifeblood of your business. And, as such, you need to do everything to improve the customer experience. What exactly is the customer experience? I’m glad you asked. Forrester Research defines customer […]

Determine Whether Working With a Friend is a Good Idea

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Business Tips, Startup

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Determine Whether Working With a Friend is a Good Idea

There’s no way to sugarcoat this; starting a business is no easy task. You wear multiple hats; you’re continually building clients, don’t forget networking. If you’ve built many businesses, as an entrepreneur — you understand the very real possibility of failure. But how do you determine whether working with a friend is a good idea? […]

7 Toxic Leadership Traits You Need to Avoid

7 Toxic Leadership Traits You Need to Avoid

The success of a business is rooted in great leadership. And when leadership is lacking, the future of an entire company can be put at risk. Bosses should be motivating, relatable, transparent and aware—these are the traits of today’s most effective and successful business leaders. When leaders err on the side of narcissism and perfectionism, […]

How to Create a Sales Funnel In One Day

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Business Tips, Sales

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

How to Create a Sales Funnel In One Day

It’s so easy to get caught up in the cycle of being ‘busy’ as an entrepreneur and never really getting anything done. If you feel like you’re just spinning your wheels, it’s important to slow down, get on a schedule and determine a plan for action. Instead of spending a ton of time planning and talking […]

Leadership Tips From Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Successful Entrepreneurs and Executives

Leadership Tips From Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Successful Entrepreneurs and Executives

Running a business and managing employees effectively is no walk in the park. And whether you’re managing a team of 20 or a business of 20,000, leadership and team management are always the most important elements of a successful business. Because stellar leadership trickles down to excellent, happy, and productive employees, which in turn create […]

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