Archive for 2012

The Benefits of Starting Your Own Business

While there are oftentimes disadvantages to starting your own business, the many advantages of doing so should not be overlooked. Entrepreneurship can be a satisfying and rewarding experience for individuals in the business arena. With the right blend of education and work experience, entrepreneurs can start thriving small businesses and…

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How to Prepare for a Business Meeting

While there are rules to running an effective business meeting, there are many ways one can go about doing so. Effective meetings take careful planning, time management, recorded outcomes, distributed results and effective follow-up action. Possibly the most essential key to holding a successful meeting is to plan and put…

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Staying Organized in Business

“Disorganization is the anathema of an efficient, professional employee” That said, even the most prepared workers hit snags in their preparedness and oftentimes find themselves and their desks in disarray. As we all know, any successful business in well organized. Chaos in a business can be deadly to your bottom…

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Top Leadership Traits to Possess in Business

“Leadership can be defined as one’s ability to get others to willingly follow.” Every business needs a leader, especially start-ups. Some leadership must be nurtured while others have it inherently. Strong leaders have a clear vision of where they want to take their companies. They also have a firm grasp…

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Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make in Business

Becoming an entrepreneur is a scary proposition; a daunting task to most. Even if you’ve got a great idea, prepared a business plan, secured financing and are ready to launch your new venture, there are often missteps that will be made along the way. Here are some of the biggest…

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Making your best pitch in business

To make a success of your business, you need to be able to sell your idea to potential clients and customers alike. That’s why making a great pitch to them is one of the key skills you’ll need to develop in order to be successful. Once you’ve developed and written…

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How to Succeed as a Woman in Business

“Business is filled with inconvenient, uncomfortable realities.” For women this truth may be more prevalent than for men. Even in the 21st Century, we are still faced with the David versus Goliath (women versus men) in the board room and across corporate America. Many still believe that if you truly…

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