The Planning Guide to Starting Your Own Business

The Planning Guide to Starting Your Own Business

Embrace the Pokemon Go Craze! It’s Great for Business!

Embrace the Pokémon Go Craze! It’s Still Great for Business! “Sometimes what you want is right in front of you. All you have to do is open your eyes and see it.” – Meg Cabot During the nicer weather, have you noticed dozens or hundreds of people outside your business, all looking down at their smartphones, smiling, and enjoying something? They aren’t your customers, they are clogging up the sidewalk, and you are tempted to

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Does Your Business Understand Baby Boomers?

Does Your Business Understand Baby Boomers? “Baby boomer” is a term used to describe the generation of Americans born from 1946 through 1964. That means these folks are now somewhere roughly between the ages of 53 and 71. I’m the youngest baby in that generation and I can attest that my older, generational siblings are a very large, wealthy, and powerful group. The boomers are also a goldmine for businesses if the business owners purposefully

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Kill the Squirrel Syndrome with the Pomodoro Technique

Kill the Squirrel Syndrome with the Pomodoro Technique Yeah, I’ll admit it. So should you. As part of my recovery process, I have to admit something. I have experienced occasional symptoms that seem to point to a disorder known as Squirrel Syndrome. I am not alone in my plight. In all honesty, it should be called, the “SQUIRREL! Syndrome.” Not familiar with that term? How about the Shiny Object Syndrome? Or maybe the “I Need

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Groupon Lost to LivingSocial this Year

Groupon Lost to LivingSocial this Year Up until now, it seemed that both would bend over backwards to get my restaurant on their list. They were heavy competitors and I knew it. I also made sure they knew they were competing with each other. It came down to relationship. Unfortunately, one awesome sales rep played games this year when he was always very helpful in the past. The other was a partner trying to help

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