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Thirty Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask Themselves Every Week! #in #fb

Thirty Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask Themselves Every Week! #in #fb

[Reprinted by permission from: Ken Mair, Founder, 180 Degrees Consultants Inc.] When I ran my first real business, in the mid 1970’s, every Monday morning my controller would bring me the weekly update reports. (Aged Accounts Receivable, Aged Accounts Payable, Inventory and Bank Position) This, by the way, was produced without a computer! From theseRead more about Thirty Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask Themselves Every Week! #in #fb[…]

Marketing your Business on a Shoestring Budget, or Bootstrapped Marketing. #in

Marketing your Business on a Shoestring Budget, or Bootstrapped Marketing. #in

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Entrepreneurial Proverbs from Marc Hedlund – great tips to guide both seasoned and rookie Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurial Proverbs from Marc Hedlund – great tips to guide both seasoned and rookie Entrepreneurs

This was originally published on radar.oreilly.com, an excellent technology company resource. Entrepreneurial Proverbs – Marc Hedlund I gave a talk at ETech on Monday called “Entrepreneuring for Geeks.” I’ve given this general talk a few times now — how can the more technically minded among us move into making companies of our own? I reallyRead more about Entrepreneurial Proverbs from Marc Hedlund – great tips to guide both seasoned and rookie Entrepreneurs[…]

Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO, remaining Chair of #Apple. #fb #in Tim Cook to be CEO.  No Surprise…

Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO, remaining Chair of #Apple. #fb #in Tim Cook to be CEO. No Surprise…

From Mashable: Chris Taylor Steve Jobs, co-founder and two-time CEO of Apple, offered his resignation to the company’s board Wednesday. “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know,” he wrote. “Unfortunately,Read more about Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO, remaining Chair of #Apple. #fb #in Tim Cook to be CEO. No Surprise…[…]

Read about an incredibly positive customer experience with #Apple today.  #in #fb

Read about an incredibly positive customer experience with #Apple today. #in #fb

I had an experience with Apple today that was a bit of an eye-opener for me.  Not that I’m an Apple newbie or anything.  I’ve used Mac’s for most of my adult life, and generally been a huge Apple fan since I used an Apple IIE in 1982.  However for my mobile device, I haveRead more about Read about an incredibly positive customer experience with #Apple today. #in #fb[…]

10 Tips for New Entrepreneurs – Sure ways to increase your chances of success. #in

10 Tips for New Entrepreneurs – Sure ways to increase your chances of success. #in

Are you a new entrepreneur or thinking of taking the plunge? Here are 10 sure fire ways to increase the chances that your new venture is successful. 1.Make sure you are ready, and other key stakeholders in your life are too! Owning and running your own business is neither easy nor boring. It surely isRead more about 10 Tips for New Entrepreneurs – Sure ways to increase your chances of success. #in[…]

Business wisdom from a long time ago.  Thomas Watson’s take on failure and how it breeds success.  #in #success #winning #leadership

Business wisdom from a long time ago. Thomas Watson’s take on failure and how it breeds success. #in #success #winning #leadership

One of my favorite quotes of all time comes from Thomas Watson, the man who took over IBM and built it from a respectable business machine company into the computer Clay Matthews Authentic Jersey giant it is today.  His son, the Clay Matthews Jersey Jr. version was no slouch.  He oversaw the company during someRead more about Business wisdom from a long time ago. Thomas Watson’s take on failure and how it breeds success. #in #success #winning #leadership[…]

Sharing a selling tip from Peter (PJ) McCarthy.  Very wise words from Jim Collins and Jerry Porras. #in #builttolast #entrepreneurs

Sharing a selling tip from Peter (PJ) McCarthy. Very wise words from Jim Collins and Jerry Porras. #in #builttolast #entrepreneurs

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