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    March 14, 2017

    Small Business Planning: What to Consider before You Invest

    15 Business Plan Components

    Whether you are ready to step out on your own and start a business for the first time, or you want to reorganize your small business for growth - a sound business plan is the foundation for making your dream a successful reality.   That’s a big deal right? So why is it that so many business owners function without this foundation? And if they do have a plan, often it’s just seen as a simple tool used to seek investment or communicate the company’s direction to others. Of course...Continue reading

    By Lisa WoodsPosted in Small Business on March 14, 2017

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    March 31, 2014

    Stop Doing It All & Start Leading Your Business

    4 Actions to Transition From “Doer” to “Leader”

    I don’t have time to do the things I know I should be doing. I can’t expect others to do what I do..the way it needs to be done. My clients like to work with me directly and if I rely on my team, my business is going to suffer.   Do any of these statements sound familiar? What about this one…When I do delegate, my employees either screw up, or come to me for every little thing, in the end, it’s just easier and faster if I do it myself.   Or this...Continue reading

    By Lisa WoodsPosted in Leadership & Teambuilding on March 31, 2014

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    August 7, 2013

    The Web Changes Everything – Or Does It?

    4 Things You Need To Know About Your Web Presence!

    The Internet has changed our lives in more ways than we can imagine – and some we’re not aware of!  Every business owner or principal understands that they need to have a presence on the web and there are thousands of tools that will help you - from providing hosting for a site you design to designing, hosting and managing all aspects of your site.    But as we move forward in this ‘cloud’-based business environment, there are a few key things you need to keep in...Continue reading

    By Robert WaltersPosted in Small Business on August 7, 2013

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    July 25, 2013

    Just Starting Out & Need A Contract For Your Small Business?

    What can a contract do? Why do you need one? What should it say?

    By Dina Eisenberg, JD, Founder, SpeakupPowerfully.com Are you a newbie who is just starting your business? You probably realize that you need a written contract for your small business.  After all, businesses have contracts.  What you might not know is why you need a contract and what to include inside of yours.  It can be confusing so let’s take a minute to walk through those questions.   Understanding what your contract can do.   Understanding what a thoughtfully...Continue reading

    By Dina EisenbergPosted in Small Business on July 25, 2013

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    June 14, 2013

    Defining the Best Organizational Structure for Your Business

    A roadmap to your Target Operating Model where growth is controlled, measured and profitable.

    By David Shaffer, Business Advisor & Executive Coach, David Shaffer Consulting LLC Over many years of working with small to medium size businesses, particularly those looking for, or experiencing growth, a common theme has frequently emerged; one of assuring that the infrastructure of old is robust enough to match the demands of today. A misaligned organization can result in declining customer service, quality, profitability and employee satisfaction levels. It can destroy a company’s...Continue reading

    By David ShafferPosted in Leadership & Teambuilding on June 14, 2013

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