Featured #1

Make More Friends at the Office with 6 Etiquette Tips

In many companies, good etiquette is nonexistent and office co-workers fail to make friends of one another. Lack of trust and turmoil is seemingly evident everywhere. You don’t have to like everyone, but it’s best to be respectful, and assertive versus aggressive. That makes for good office relationships.

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Featured #2

Profit Margins: 11 Tips to Increase Sales and Minimize Markdowns

  Imagine being able to sell your products at full or nearly full margins. How would you like a dream situation – not having to mark down your products? It’s important to develop and implement responsive, multi-dimensional strategies to maximize your sales. Achieving... [Read more...]

Featured #3

You Can Be a Popular Speaker with the Power of Touch

  Effective public speakers know the power of physical touch, says a leading expert in how to improve communication with others, public speaking and performance. “In my humble view, there is never enough attention given to the formidable power of tactile connection,”... [Read more...]

Featured #4

69% of Consumers Worry about Security at Major Companies – Growth Opportunity for Small Business

  Consumer worries over security, privacy and fraud from security breaches at major companies, such as Target and Neiman Marcus, are presenting opportunities for small businesses in online sales. A study shows 69 percent of consumers were worried about the breaches as they... [Read more...]

Featured #5

Monitor Social Media to Learn What Is Said and What Isn’t

  No doubt, you’ve heard the expression, “Things aren’t always as they seem.” That’s why it’s so important in careers and personal relationships to engage people – to listen, ask questions and weigh the answers. A savvy marketing executive reminds us that things... [Read more...]

Featured #6

Now, ObamaCare Consultant Insults Small Businesses – 3rd Surfaced Video

  Nov. 12, 2014 Yet another scandalous video related to the ObamaCare deception has surfaced — this time insulting small businesses. That makes three videos that document the thinking behind the scam by liberal Democrats and President Obama. In a newly released video,... [Read more...]

Planning

Like Creating a Healthy Salad, Mergers Need Key Ingredients

Business marriages might seem simple, but the successful acquisition of another company is a complex process. Compatibility in cultures is always a major consideration. Acquiring a business is much like building a healthy salad. Here are five key ingredients.

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Marketing / Sales

Profit Margins: 11 Tips to Increase Sales and Minimize Markdowns

Imagine being able to sell your products at full or nearly full margins. How would you like a dream situation – not having to mark down your products? It’s important to develop and implement responsive, multi-dimensional strategies to maximize your sales.

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Wall Street

Investor Risk: Almost 60% of IPOS Fail to Use GAAP

GAAP – an acronym for generally accepted accounting principles – is vital in financial reporting. But nearly 60 percent of companies fail to provide financials fully based on GAAP, according to a study by PwC US. Entitled, How non-GAAP Measures Can Impact Your IPO, the report analyzes 400 initial public offerings (IPOs) from 2011 to 2013.

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Operations

HR Management: 3 Values to Deliver Top Customer Service

The three values needed to achieve top customer service are easy-to-understand but arduous to achieve. But if your human resources program adopts and implements these values, you’ll achieve enviable organizational effectiveness – a high performance culture – for strong revenue.

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Finance

Profit Margins: 11 Tips to Increase Sales and Minimize Markdowns

Imagine being able to sell your products at full or nearly full margins. How would you like a dream situation – not having to mark down your products? It’s important to develop and implement responsive, multi-dimensional strategies to maximize your sales.

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Human Resources

Make More Friends at the Office with 6 Etiquette Tips

In many companies, good etiquette is nonexistent and office co-workers fail to make friends of one another. Lack of trust and turmoil is seemingly evident everywhere. You don’t have to like everyone, but it’s best to be respectful, and assertive versus aggressive. That makes for good office relationships.

[Read more...]


Tech

69% of Consumers Worry about Security at Major Companies – Growth Opportunity for Small Business

Consumer worries over security, privacy and fraud from security breaches at major companies, such as Target and Neiman Marcus, are presenting opportunities for small businesses in online sales. A study by shows 69 percent of consumers were worried about the breaches as they started their 2014 holiday shopping.

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Public Policy

Now, ObamaCare Consultant Insults Small Businesses – 3rd Surfaced Video

Yet another scandalous video related to the ObamaCare deception has surfaced — this time insulting small businesses. In a newly released video, the ObamaCare architect, MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber, said he wrote tax credits into the ObamaCare bill — purportedly to benefit small businesses because “you gotta say you like small businesses in America or you’re a communist…”

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