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Thanksgiving last month made me realize it’s the coolest holiday of the year to me. I love it – food, family, you name it. It’s a time to be thankful. more
Here are two words that customers love to hear: “free” and “discount.” But for a small business, those words can be dangerous. more
Everyone knows that as a nation we are somewhere between overweight and obese. This is not good. more
Even though we know that "telling isn't selling," we can't stop doing it. It's become second nature to tell customers what to think, believe and buy. In a sense it is, since most of us were raised to respect authority, whether it was the … more
Two leaders whom I respect a great deal and whose work I have studied both stress the importance of asking questions to find answers that will unlock your success. Dale Carnegie wrote about the 10 ways to be a leader. No. 4 is to ask … more
For businesses in the fiercely competitive retail sector, innovation drives success. This can be seen in the explosion of Web and mobile e-commerce tools many retailers have recently deployed. Unfortunately, innovation in our industry is being … more
How do you respond to your customers’ words and barriers? more
Most small businesses do some kind of marketing or advertising. But not many have a detailed marketing plan for how they intend to go about it. more
Small-business owners are more optimistic about their growth and earnings prospects now than at any time since 2006. According to the National Federation of Independent Business, which has tracked business owner optimism for decades, American small businesses may finally be shaking off the effects of the Great Recession. more
1. How come people don’t call me back? more
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