Contracts & Agreements

Don't Call Profit The Bottom Line

Let's say for a second that you have decided to exercise more. There's more than a tire around your waist, after all, you have tires everywhere. To fix your fitness,...

How To Handle Having Too Much To Do

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Maybe you’re having a panic attack, or a sudden desire to curl up under your desk in a fetal position and cry. Now what? First, recognize...

How You Know If You Are Really Wowing Customers

e of my colleagues showed me an email that she sent to a new prospect with the intent of scheduling an appointment.  In fact, this prospect reached out to her...

The Inevitable Entrepreneurial Question: How Much You Should Pay Yourself?

Every entrepreneur stumbles sooner or later with the question of what they should be paying themselves. It is a fair question and one that you shouldn’t ask without doing a...

Integrated Counsel

Integrate Counsel. You probably have never heard that term before. And I suspect, to some degree, you are now curious what it means. They are professionals who will work from...

A Lesson In Horrible Service (A Review of Simplify Commerce)

My experience with Simplify Commerce exemplifies the most important lesson in customer service: pick up the phone. Make sure you employ this lesson in your own business before its too...

How To Work With Friends (When You Own The Business)

I’m going to be blunt.  The best solution to the problem of how to navigate the dangerous waters of hiring a friend is just to avoid it.  It’s hard, and...

6 Tips For Writing A Highly Persuasive Proposal

Whether you’re selling something that costs $1000 or $100,000, putting together a compelling proposal is time consuming and can be intimidating.  Writing that proposal, though, and taking the time to...

6 Big Mistakes To Avoid When Buying A Business

Have you considered the possibility of purchasing a business? If so, there is a good chance that you may make one of the many mistakes that are common in people...

4 Pricing Mistakes You Should Avoid When Negotiating

Life is one big, ongoing, negotiation. We negotiate about who’s going to drive, who’s going to pick up or fix dinner, who’s picking up the bar tab, and what we’re...

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