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How To Make The Best Of A Bad Decision

May 7, 2018
How To Make The Best Of A Bad Decision QUESTION:  I am in a position of authority that requires me to make hard decisions that directly influence the success of our business. My... Read more
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SIX SMALL BUSINESS MISTAKES TO AVOID

April 28, 2018
 QUESTION:  Of all the pitfalls in running a business, which do you consider the most common and how can I avoid making these mistakes?  ANSWER:  As a small business owner, you... Read more
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Social Conscience Builds Better Bottom Lines

April 11, 2018
Environmental, social, and governance issues, the contemporary term for which is “sustainability”, are now playing a much more prominent role in Corporate America. Consumers are... Read more
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Thinking About Buying a Small Business?

March 20, 2018
Q: I am considering the purchase of a business. What information should I ask for from the current owner?  A: What you are asking is commonly referred to as doing your “Due... Read more
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When is Failure Seen as an Option?

March 14, 2018
Interestingly, more and more articles in the business literature are embracing failure. Seems counterintuitive, right? So why is failure becoming so popular? As Jeff Bezos, the... Read more
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Need Advice? Ask your Employees!

February 21, 2018
Ask SCORE By: Gray Poehler, Business Counselor   Q: I am working harder than ever but can’t seem to increase my sales. Other than cutting prices what can you suggest?  A: I can’t... Read more
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Nothing Happens Until A Sale Is Made

December 30, 2017
Q:  I have developed a unique software package that will be a hit if I can just find a way to locate and convince the client of its value to their operation. However sales and... Read more
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Reflections on Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

December 12, 2017
Q: Given the disastrous effects of the two most recent hurricanes on both individuals and businesses, what can one do mitigate the financial impact of a natural disaster?  A:  In... Read more

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