951.||Reporting Tool Time by Adam Smith|
Using a reporting tool is paramount to the success of any management team. A good reporting tool delivers information in such a way that value is created through better understanding of the information. When management is able to understand information better it allows them to produce a ...
[Added: 08 Dec 2005 Hits: 345 Words: 483]
952.||Writing Your Business Plan by Matt Bacak|
Writing a business plan can be quite a difficult task for individuals new to the world of entrepreneurship. However taxing this task may prove, it is essential for the development and success of the business. When beginning your foray into developing your own company, be sure to put great ...
[Added: 06 Dec 2005 Hits: 413 Words: 507]
953.||Business Basics for Catalog Retailers by Kingston Amadan|
Catalog retail is a world all it's own. Many considerations that other retailers don't have to deal with are of utmost importance to a catalog retailer. To name a few, the ordering process, warehousing and shipping must be streamlined for ...
[Added: 06 Dec 2005 Hits: 232 Words: 350]
954.||What is a lien? by Adam Smith|
If you are considering investing in the real estate market you should be familiar with a couple of items before you dive into the market. One of these legal terms that many people are not entirely comfortable with is the ...
[Added: 06 Dec 2005 Hits: 324 Words: 539]
955.||Gum Removal in Land Terminals by James ONeal|
One of the most disgusting things is sitting down in a train or bus terminal to wait for your conveyance in comfort, only to discover that you have sat right on top of a wad of gum. This ...
[Added: 06 Dec 2005 Hits: 264 Words: 502]
956.||The Sales Training Series: "Never Wing It" by Duane Sparks|
Research shows that salespeople will never reach their performance potential without a well defined sales call procedure that they can follow and learn from. "Winging it" on sales calls has grim consequences - lost sales, extended sell cycles, margin erosion and no clear path to ...
[Added: 06 Dec 2005 Hits: 290 Words: 377]
957.||The Perils of working through a Limited Company - essential reading for any contractor concerned abo by Reg Bamford|
Many contractors work through a Limited Company. Employers like the flexibility of contract work without the downsides of full employment and employee rights, and contractors are happy to offset this reduction in rights with the financial benefits. However, one needs to weigh that up ...
[Added: 05 Dec 2005 Hits: 291 Words: 704]
958.||A Guide to Swiss Banking - Part 1 by Fiorenzo Fontana|
In this guide, you will learn about the benefits of Swiss banking. You will also discover how to open a Swiss bank account, and how to use it for investment and savings purposes.
Swiss bank accounts ...
[Added: 04 Dec 2005 Hits: 279 Words: 707]
959.||Don't Lose Your House While Starting Your Company by Howard Schwartz|
Forming a corporation or a limited liability company is called Incorporating. Getting registered as a corporation can also be an online process where you have to select a state of filling and the type ...
[Added: 04 Dec 2005 Hits: 415 Words: 387]
960.||Saving Money With Discount Office Chairs by Ken Marlborough|
Discount office chairs often refer to office chairs that are available for purchase at a substantial cost savings for the buyer. It is important to be an informed consumer when purchasing a discount office chair. An office chair should ...
[Added: 03 Dec 2005 Hits: 253 Words: 348]
961.||Pre-Money vs. Post-Money Valuation by Dave Lavinsky|
When a company decides that it must raise capital, a key question that must be answered is how much the company is worth. For example, if the business needs $500,000 to get started and/or grow, how much of the equity in that company should ...
[Added: 03 Dec 2005 Hits: 249 Words: 333]
962.||Answering "Why You, Why Now" - A Critical Component of a Winning Business Plan by Dave Lavinsky|
Business plans continue to be an essential element of the capital-raising process. They must convince investors to take notice - investors that are shrewder today due to the ups-and-downs they have experienced over the past few years.
[Added: 03 Dec 2005 Hits: 278 Words: 317]
963.||Muzzling the Motor Mouths: Silence Workplace Windbags by Bill Lampton Ph.D.|
Nonstop talkers surround us. They appear to have no concept of time, as they ramble on endlessly--following their request to "talk to you for a minute." You want to treat them courteously, yet demonstrate that you need privacy to ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005 Hits: 335 Words: 577]
964.||May I Help You? by Mary Ellen Warner|
Do you have established policies for your staff? For example, do you instruct your employees to offer assistance to everyone who enters your business with the same greeting?
I would like to suggest that insisting on the same procedure for all of your customers is possibly sending them ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005 Hits: 263 Words: 660]
965.||Exit Strategies for Businesses by Eva Irwing|
Many investors are only interested in investing money into an enterprise for a limited amount of time. They want to know when they will get their money back and what sort of return they ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005 Hits: 268 Words: 797]
966.||Buying Wholesale Mannequins by Jimmy Sturo|
Many mannequin manufacturers sell their mannequins in wholesale. This means that they sell large quantities at a discount. There are many advantages to buying a wholesale mannequin. Buying mannequins wholesale can save stores that need a large supply of them money. Wholesale mannequins made by the same manufacturer are ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005 Hits: 741 Words: 317]
967.||HR Scorecard by Adam Smith|
In the business world managing your human resources is essential to remaining competitive in almost any industry. This responsibility falls upon the shoulders of the chief executives and managers of the company. For an executive to stay on top of this responsibility it is important ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005 Hits: 672 Words: 468]
968.||Boost Business & Get New Clients With Five Quick & Easy Audio Info Products by Robert Schultz|
I always tell my clients, the best way to get off to a great start with your self-produced audio products, is to set yourself up for a few easy wins. The problem is once folks find a way to create audio easily, they immediately complicate ...
[Added: 30 Nov 2005 Hits: 220 Words: 1062]
969.||Digital Photo Printing by Ashish|
Printing industries are increasingly adopting digital technologies to complement or replace analog ones. The terms digital and analog (or analogue) designate both types of signals for representing data and methods of print reproduction. Analog signals and computers use variations ...
[Added: 29 Nov 2005 Hits: 220 Words: 526]
970.||Revealed! Group dynamics, potential conflicts, strengths, and challenges undressed! by Linda Finkle|
So, Jane and Bob are once again leading a project. This time, they want to
make sure they have a team that is more productive and has less challenges
There's the million-dollar question.
How do you build ...
[Added: 29 Nov 2005 Hits: 263 Words: 735]
971.||How To Make Money Online Without A Website by Melanie Mendelson|
You don't need to have a website to make money on the Internet. Here is a proven strategy to make money online without a website:
Step 1: Affiliate Product
Find a product to promote where you make good ...
[Added: 28 Nov 2005 Hits: 368 Words: 582]
972.||An Introductino to Insurance Lead Generation by Jimmy Sturo|
It is vital that insurance salespeople have a steady stream of leads. Often, people don't even know about a particular type on insurance and it is up to a salesperson to explain it to them. The salespeople must have good leads in order to know who may ...
[Added: 28 Nov 2005 Hits: 282 Words: 352]
973.||7 No Cost Tips to Market Your Business by Kathleen Gage|
Marketing a business can be fun, exciting and creative. It can also be very frustrating and expensive if one doesn't know what outcome they are looking for or how to evaluate cost effective methods of marketing. ...
[Added: 26 Nov 2005 Hits: 246 Words: 1217]
974.||Hardware for Computer Desks by Ken Marlborough|
Now-a-days, computer desks are pre-designed and pre-engineered and can be assembled easily wherever and whenever required. These modular desks are provided with custom defined components as per user requirements. They contain any number of shelves and storage racks ...
[Added: 26 Nov 2005 Hits: 227 Words: 338]
975.||Installing an Outdoor Security Camera by Damian Sofsian|
One of the most important considerations for outdoor security cameras is the power source. Quite often, building codes don't require many outdoor, electrical connections, which means that if you require an outdoor security camera you're going to have to deal with that situation. In most cases, there are power ...
[Added: 26 Nov 2005 Hits: 245 Words: 347]
976.||Developing an aircraft industry database by John Routledge|
We started "Aero Index" in 1993 as a reference book, a standard work of reference for the aircraft, airline, avionics and MRO maintenance repair and overhaul industries. Initially, we limited our geographical coverage to Europe. Airline buyers, aircraft designers, spares ...
[Added: 25 Nov 2005 Hits: 236 Words: 452]
977.||When Investors Say No - Maybe Your Bank Will Say Yes (with a Little Help from the Government) by Howard Schwartz|
Small Business Administration (SBA) loans are provided to loan seekers under section 7(a) of the Small Business Act. This Act gives power to the Agency to sanction loans to American Small Businesses. Founded on July 30, 1953, ...
[Added: 25 Nov 2005 Hits: 436 Words: 382]
978.||Is your company ready to go public? by Jakob Jelling|
Is your company ready to go public? How will you decide whether your company is ready to go public or not? There is no magic number or formula which qualifies a private company to transform into a public company. Then what are the factors which determine a ...
[Added: 25 Nov 2005 Hits: 288 Words: 536]
979.||How to communicate with your employees by Jakob Jelling|
Communication is the exchanging of ideas and information. Clear communication is an essential element in any business environment to manage business activities. For the success of any business communication between the employer and the employees is a ...
[Added: 25 Nov 2005 Hits: 252 Words: 525]
980.||The Difference Between Managers and Leaders by Eric Garner|
It is often difficult to understand the difference between managers and leaders. Do managers lead? Do leaders manage? To understand how these two concepts are distinct yet different, here are 7 ways to understand them.
1. Course and Steering. The word "leadership" comes from the Old English word "lad" ...
[Added: 25 Nov 2005 Hits: 340 Words: 744]
981.||The Value of Values by Eric Garner|
One of the toughest jobs a leader has to perform is to act as guardian of an organisation's values.
An organisation's values are the things that are really important to it.
[Added: 25 Nov 2005 Hits: 287 Words: 731]
982.||Vision: How Leaders See The Invisible by Eric Garner|
The one thing that distinguishes great leaders from also-rans is the power, depth, and breadth of their vision.
Vision is a strange concept. It's much more than just a goal or purpose. Goals simply state what ...
[Added: 25 Nov 2005 Hits: 258 Words: 692]
983.||Mission: How Leaders Create The Greatest Version Of What You Can Be by Eric Garner|
A statement of mission is one of the most powerful things you can do, whether you are running a major corporation or a small team. It expresses the purpose for the organisation's existence, its raison d'etre, and becomes the rallying point around which everyone can unite.
[Added: 25 Nov 2005 Hits: 244 Words: 876]
984.||Buying Used Office Chairs by Ken Marlborough|
Used office chairs are available through a large number of suppliers. They are often a good deal for someone who is low on resources or is just starting a business. Often used office chairs are donated or sold by business owners ...
[Added: 23 Nov 2005 Hits: 242 Words: 326]
985.||Finding a Venture Capital Firm by Dave Lavinsky|
Many ventures are faced with the challenging task of raising venture capital. The first part of this process is finding the right venture capital firm (VC). While this may seem simple, it isn't. There are thousands of venture capital firms in the United States ...
[Added: 23 Nov 2005 Hits: 280 Words: 467]
986.||Describing Intellectual Property in Your Business Plan by Dave Lavinsky|
Most companies that are worthy of raising venture capital have proprietary Intellectual Property (IP). In fact, the quality of the IP and the management team are often the two most important aspects of a venture capitalist's investment ...
[Added: 23 Nov 2005 Hits: 296 Words: 649]
987.||Check Things Out - Go Beyond Headlines and Hype by Gordon Bellows|
Whether online or offline, we are constantly exposed to all sorts of headlines and hype that try to grab our attention for one reason or another. It is important to go beyond the headlines and the ...
[Added: 22 Nov 2005 Hits: 267 Words: 684]
988.||The Six Sigma Approach by Deepshikha Khosla|
To put it in layman language, the Six Sigma proposition is all about improving capabilities of business process to such an extent that there in no margin for poor quality. Customers value unswerving, consistent, predictable and world-class ...
[Added: 22 Nov 2005 Hits: 243 Words: 511]
989.||How to Have a Successful Relationship with a Virtual Assistant (VA) by Cindy Greenway|
It takes time to find a great VA – someone who you will share information about your business; someone that will, over time, "partner" with you to help you in building your business revenue.
More than likely, you want someone that is excited about ...
[Added: 21 Nov 2005 Hits: 256 Words: 1745]
990.||A Phone by Any Other Name... by Kingston Amadan|
I recently left the company I was working for and took a new position with a new employer at a much higher salary. My business is IT, and I left the comfort and stabilty of my ...
[Added: 21 Nov 2005 Hits: 227 Words: 412]
991.||A Call to Action by Kingston Amadan|
Because of a recent boom in business, my company needed to update our office phone system. We had a very nice system in place already, but our business had tripled within a matter of months. Since we rely on phone orders ...
[Added: 21 Nov 2005 Hits: 233 Words: 410]
992.||The Voice of Reason by Kingston Amadan|
In my position as an investment portflio manager, I often have to make phone calls to other departments in the financial organization I work for. Several months ago, I placed a phone call to our accounting department, which is ...
[Added: 21 Nov 2005 Hits: 222 Words: 518]
993.||Book Review: THE BARON SON (National Bestseller) by Buck Bradley|
THE BARON SON: VADE MECUM 7
By Vicky Therese Davis, William R. Patterson, and D. Marques Patton
Long & Silverman Publishing, Inc.
ISBN - 159575375
Today it seems nearly impossible to open a newspaper ...
[Added: 21 Nov 2005 Hits: 306 Words: 563]
994.||Increase Profits on eBay by using Drop Shippers by Jason Cooper|
You might already be one of the many eBay business owners earning a living online with eBay. While most people are working that nine to five job everyday, you're living the dream of self employment and running your own business. But, if the long ...
[Added: 21 Nov 2005 Hits: 261 Words: 486]
995.||How to Obtain Grants for Your Child Day Care Center by David Chandler|
Today childcare centers are gaining importance as a profitable business. Many people are seeking advice to obtain grants to start their own childcare center, expand their program, or upgrade their facilities.
One way to locate financing for your ...
[Added: 20 Nov 2005 Hits: 275 Words: 510]
996.||Equipment Leasing or Purchase? - A Common Problem by David Shephard|
For many businesses today the question of whether to buy or lease equipment is not an easy question to answer. Businesses with older management teams tend to follow a traditional line and steer clear of what they see as 'getting ...
[Added: 20 Nov 2005 Hits: 227 Words: 593]
997.||Hold That Hold...Please! by Kingston Amadan|
It never fails. Whether ordering a pizza or making a doctor's appointment, I hear it almost every time. "Can I put you on hold?", they ask. Before I have a chance to even answer...I am on hold! What just happened? Was it a rhetorical ...
[Added: 20 Nov 2005 Hits: 231 Words: 387]
998.||Death, Taxes and the Non-Automated Phone Systems. by Kingston Amadan|
There are only three things I am certain of in life. The first is that we will all eventually die. The second is that if you earn money, you will inevitably end up paying taxes at some point. The third is that I will get at least five phone calls ...
[Added: 20 Nov 2005 Hits: 213 Words: 466]
999.||Streamlining Customer Interaction for Business Success. by Kingston Amadan|
Whether on the phone placing an order or in the checkout line, people hate to wait. Rarely am I physically present to make a purchase in a place of business where the facilities are not optimized for fast service. In those cases, it is often a lack of manpower that ...
[Added: 20 Nov 2005 Hits: 215 Words: 328]
1000.||Using Your Business Plan by Matt Bacak|
Once you have completed developing and writing your business plan, do not file it away! This important document should be kept in an auspicious place where you can see it daily. Many business owners choose to highlight certain sections of their business plans by creating images or posters ...
[Added: 19 Nov 2005 Hits: 409 Words: 375]