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Avoid These Critical Business Plan Mistakes

Even if you have a great idea for a start-up, a poorly written plan can shoot down your dream before it gets off the ground. Without a strong plan, there’s no way to plan for the future, anticipate challenges and opportunities, or hope for a decent chance for success. Here are some things to be mindful of as you embark on this seemingly daunting task.

Are SBA Loans Easy Money?

Simplifying processes and paperwork is a beautiful promise that the U.S. Small Business Administration is delivering upon. Cutting through red tape, the agency has been able to get rid of redundant paperwork, but more importantly, in some loan programs, to make borrowing easier. In September 2011, for example, the government agency introduced a reengineered CAPLines [...]

Your Entrepreneurial DNA: Identify It and Use It to Build Your Company

We sat down with Joe Abraham, author of 'Entrepreneurial DNA: The Breakthrough Discovery that Aligns Your Business to Your Unique Strengths', and discussed how you can identify your strengths as a business owner through your Entrepreneurial DNA, and how you can take your business to the next level.

How to Survive and Thrive when Change Is Constant

We talked to Bruce Kasanoff, author of Smart Customers (Stupid Companies): Why Only Intelligent Companies Will Thrive-and How to Be One of Them, tells you how to manage higher customer expectations and how businesses can use technology to stay ahead of their customers.

Don’t Dread the Computer Move – One Click Install for Most Essential Windows Apps

Getting a new computer is always exciting. Until you realize all of the data you have to transfer from your old machine to new. With the advent of the cloud, cheap external drives, and backup applications, your life is a little easier. Here is a great tool to get you through without pulling your hair out.

Cultivate Cold Leads for More Sales Tomorrow

Hot sales leads naturally get most or all of a salesperson’s attention. Salespeople are always hunting for more customers right now. Unfortunately, this “right now” mindset overlooks other sales leads well worth cultivating. Here are tips on how to avoid overlooking a promising sales opportunity.